4 floppy disk drives on a PC?

From: Fred Cisin <cisin_at_xenosoft.com>
Date: Wed Jan 19 15:31:46 2005

> >> assumes you're going for 1.4, attempts it, and fails. You can choose /f:720
> >> with later versions of DOS; use "/t:80 /n:9" for 3.x.
> >/F:2 would also work for some versions.
> >With XP, /T:80/N:9 seems to be the only way that still works!
On Wed, 19 Jan 2005, Dwight K. Elvey wrote:
> Hi Fred
> Are you using a fresh disk or one that has already been
> formatted once before? I've seen it do this as well
> but never explored it much to see if a blank disk would
> still work.

blank, new, used,...
In XP, it gave an "unrecognized switch/option" type message for
ALL of the possible ways to format a 720K EXCEPT "/T:80 /N:9"
When formatting from the "desktop", the only choice for disk type was 1.4
Received on Wed Jan 19 2005 - 15:31:46 GMT

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