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txrankin5

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First, Hello and thanks for having me! I appreciate any and all help I can get.

Ok, I just bought a brand new mitsumi external 3.5" floppy drive usb/hot swappable. Was working great transfered many discs of photos(from sony mavica) to my hard drive. Then the next disc I put in says I need to format the disc. If I format it I loose my pics so I didn't do that. Tried the next disc same thing. Then i tried a disc I had already copied and it tells me the same thing. Whats up with that?!

PLease Help!
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Try

CHKDSK A: /F

from a command prompt

start
run
then type cmd

there is a space before the /
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Try

CHKDSK A: /F

from a command prompt

start
run
then type cmd

there is a space before the /



thanks for the reply

just tried that it says "this type of the file system is RAW. chkdsk is not available for raw drives."
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Use a XP computer go to windows explorer
Right click the floppy drive properties tools tab
error checking and tick both boxes click start

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