Wayneb1970 September 19, 2009 at 23:03:55 Specs: Windows XP
I am running XP Home SP3, amd all is well. I have 2 older games on 3-1/2 floppy and want to load them to my hard drive. When I insert the floppy the system asks me to insert a disk. Then when I go to My Computer the disk shoes to be full but with 0 bites and they are RAW. How can I convert the floppy from the old format to the new format? Keep in mind that my system is running fine, I just can not install these two older games....help!!!
I have tried the floppy in 2 other PC's and the results are allways the same. The floppy's have not been used in a long time and have just been in the floppy box. Could I have corrupted the disks by just inserting them into the drive?
Floppies don't last forever. If you needed the data, you should have backed them up to more reliable storage media a long time ago. If you get the same results in several different systems, you can probably kiss them goodbye. But you can try recovery software:
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