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by Vipersan
Tue Jul 03, 2018 12:21 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Complete Newb has questions..
Replies: 24
Views: 1535

Re: Complete Newb has questions..

The 2 drives I bagged off Ebay just arrived .. They are very dirty ..and need attention ...but No signs of damage. These are an HP JU-475-2EAF & YE-Data YD-380B and bonus ..a box of floppies .. about 20 in all ..no genuine disks ..user made ..but All DOS I think. rgds VS any comments on the actual d...
by Vipersan
Tue Jul 03, 2018 11:09 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Complete Newb has questions..
Replies: 24
Views: 1535

Re: Complete Newb has questions..

Thanks buddy .. I have cleaned the drives heads with ISO ...so more likely it is an alignment issue .. I recently bought 2 used 5.25 inch floppy drives on ebay .. I'm still waiting for these to arrive ..and I can't vouch for their condition ..functionality ...or brand .. The seller had no idea. I'll...
by Vipersan
Tue Jul 03, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Complete Newb has questions..
Replies: 24
Views: 1535

Re: Complete Newb has questions..

So ..did another floppy dump using the settings Multiple /Kyroflux stream files,preservation/CBM DOS sector It generated a much larger dump this time ..around 30mb. Still no green blocks etc ..just grey ..like my disappointment atm .. lol https://www.dropbox.com/s/sklb58yi0eiwjb3/Test2.zip?dl=0 but ...
by Vipersan
Mon Jul 02, 2018 10:08 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Complete Newb has questions..
Replies: 24
Views: 1535

Re: Complete Newb has questions..

Indeed I probably could ..but .. just did a raw dump ..and the resulting file is quite small .. At no point did I get a green block in the drive sector window .. All grey ... is this normal ? Always said Format unknown ..Result Unknown.. resulting Raw image is only 3.952 kb ... so I guess nothing wa...
by Vipersan
Mon Jul 02, 2018 7:26 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Complete Newb has questions..
Replies: 24
Views: 1535

Re: Complete Newb has questions..

Set density to High ..
exactly the same results..
Doh!
by Vipersan
Mon Jul 02, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Complete Newb has questions..
Replies: 24
Views: 1535

Re: Complete Newb has questions..

Cheers David ..
sadly no improvement ..
I'm attaching a screengrab..
I'll try the density next..
rgds
VS
by Vipersan
Mon Jul 02, 2018 6:05 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Complete Newb has questions..
Replies: 24
Views: 1535

Complete Newb has questions..

My Kryoflux board arrived at the weekend and I spent most of sunday trying to get it to work. I guess it partially functions insofaras I can sort of read data from 5.25 inch floppies ..which was the reason I got it. I have a large number of floppy disks from when I used to write games for Comodore m...