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  1. HellasTechn

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    Good day everyone.
    I found a box with old floppy disks dating back to 90's and wanted to copy them to my pc.
    I have a set of windows 3.1 setup disks and one of them has bad sectors (disk 2). I switched to linux debian jessie because windows10 and scandisk does not work with this fdd.
    So i discovered the badblocks command that will display the sectors that are bad.
    So now how can i recover the data ? So far i failed to find a way to do so.
    Ahhh dos 6 had this awesome scandisk command that would not only find bad sectors but also would relocate the data and mark the sector !

    Thank you in advance.
     
  2. bertus

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  3. HellasTechn

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    Is this for recovery software or to find windows 3.1 ? either way it seems to hang every time i search for something.
     
  4. HellasTechn

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    So anyone maybe familiar with the linux commands ?
     
  5. HellasTechn

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    Thank you bertus , ill check them out !
     
  6. bertus

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  7. HellasTechn

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    THANK YOU !
     
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