how can i take image from some old floppy

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alireza11048
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how can i take image from some old floppy

Post by alireza11048 » Tue Nov 07, 2017 10:20 pm

hi to all,
i am doing some old stuff then i need to take image from my floppy disket, problem is that my floppies was not formatted by IBM standard (9 * 512byte sector per track) and it formatted in other way(12 * 256 sector per track), anyway, when i want use floppy image taking tool in windows they show an error message that say floppy is not formatted.
there is anyone here to know any tool to take image from that??
pls help
thanks

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Re: how can i take image from some old floppy

Post by Jeff » Wed Nov 08, 2017 12:26 am

alireza11048 wrote:
Tue Nov 07, 2017 10:20 pm
hi to all,
i am doing some old stuff then i need to take image from my floppy disket, problem is that my floppies was not formatted by IBM standard (9 * 512byte sector per track) and it formatted in other way(12 * 256 sector per track), anyway, when i want use floppy image taking tool in windows they show an error message that say floppy is not formatted.
there is anyone here to know any tool to take image from that??
pls help
thanks
you can use the hxc software or omniflop software.

is it for the hxc floppy emulator ?

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Re: how can i take image from some old floppy

Post by alireza11048 » Wed Nov 08, 2017 3:51 pm

thanks for your advise,
i download ominflop software and it successfully copy sectors content on image file, it is very better if i can save whole of floppy disk(sectors + id fields + gaps on a floppy) on image, do you know any trick or another software to done that.
thanks

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Re: how can i take image from some old floppy

Post by Jeff » Wed Nov 08, 2017 9:56 pm

alireza11048 wrote:
Wed Nov 08, 2017 3:51 pm
thanks for your advise,
i download ominflop software and it successfully copy sectors content on image file, it is very better if i can save whole of floppy disk(sectors + id fields + gaps on a floppy) on image, do you know any trick or another software to done that.
thanks
then the hxc software.

What is the final purpose of this dump ?

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