Why does floppy diskette show error?

Question

Every time I put in a certain 3.5 diskette, I get a "cyclic redundancy error." What is this, and how can I fix it?

Answer

This question was answered on April 12, 2001. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Hello and thank you for your question.

This "certain" diskette may have a virus that is being blocked by the "boot sector protection" on your motherboard Get rid of it!!

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Posted by Lanny of Chandler-Gilbert Community College on April 12, 2001