Central Point "Option" card Was: Transcopy 3

From: Fred Cisin <cisin_at_xenosoft.com>
Date: Thu Dec 30 11:52:15 1999

On Wed, 29 Dec 1999, Ernest wrote:
> I have a small ISA card produced by Central Point Software (1987) with a
> chip on it that reads "Transcopy 3." I'm assuming that this is one of those
> cards that you could use to copy protected software disks. Is that right?
> My question is; how do you use it? It has a floppy type cable coming off of
> one end, and an empty connector next to it for, I assume, a second floppy
> cable. Has anyone used one of these before? Do I need special software for
> it?

The card "intercepts" the cable between the floppy controller and the

It comes with TC.EXE for copying "uncopyable" disks, and TE.EXE for
examining/editing disks at barely aboce a flux-transition level.

Fred Cisin                      cisin_at_xenosoft.com
XenoSoft                        http://www.xenosoft.com
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Berkeley, CA 94710-2219
Received on Thu Dec 30 1999 - 11:52:15 GMT

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