How to recover data on disk?

Question

I have been adding information periodicaly to a 1.44MB floppy disk. Now I get the message: A:\ is not accessible. The disk media is not recognized. It may not be formatted. All other floppy disk work normal. How can I recover the information on this disk?

Answer

This question was answered on June 3, 2003. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

The disk in the drive A is not readable The disk may have a bad boot record, errors in the FAT, or bad sectors Try using Nuts & Bolts to examine the disk for corruption and if possible to recover data.

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Posted by Student of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on June 3, 2003