All Rights ReservedTom's Hardware Guide ™ How-To Geek Articles l l Subscribe l l FOLLOW US TWITTER GOOGLE+ FACEBOOK GET UPDATES BY EMAIL Enter your email below to get exclusive Please try again now or at a later time. When I get home and put the disk into my computer at home it > won't let me open the disk, it says this disk is not formatted or is a Reply Reply With Quote October 11th, 2002,01:47 PM #6 EvilRick View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries Ultimate Member Join Date Oct 2001 Location N of Music City, USA
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). OR......you can use your cdr-w/dvd-rw device and burn all of the folders to a cd at one time for safekeeping since floppy disks are unreliable and unstable.Let us know if this Changing the NIC fixed the problem. Step3.
This message is generated when Windows is unable to read the floppy diskette because the floppy diskette is bad, there is no floppy diskette in the drive, or the floppy drive If it's a driver problem, the solution in Win9x is to disable the device in Windows. Verify that a power connection is also connected to the back of the floppy drive. Format Floppy Disk Without Losing Data Thanks. > > Anonymous 14 July 2005 23:19:20 Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.general (More info?) Floppy Disk is Not Accessible, Not Formatted, or Not Recognized by Windows http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;140060 [[Windows XP supports formatting
In this situation, you should avoid writing any new data to the formatted card. The Disk Media Is Not Recognized, It May Not Be Formatted. Thanks again for the many replies and help offered.I tried computers at the local library today and a really old computer at home. It may not be formatted.Then I tried a hard drive I had buried in the closet with Windows 95 (!!). You can preview the files after scanning.
Bad controller. Floppy Disk Not Recognized I booted from the floppy and it worked fine and I told them it was a bad diskette. They are slower to access than hard disks and have less storage capacity, but they are much less expensive. Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
And most importantly, unlike most hard disks, floppy disks are portable. I put an IBM formatted disk > into my computer at work and transfer files from my computer onto the > disk. Floppy Disk Data Recovery Here you should save all the recovered files on another disk to avoid data overwriting. How To Read A Floppy Disk Without Formatting It RSS ALL ARTICLES FEATURES ONLY TRIVIA Search The How-To Geek Forums Have Migrated to Discourse How-To Geek Forums / Windows XP Floppy Disk Not Formatted (4 posts) Started 6 years
Reply Reply With Quote October 15th, 2002,11:27 PM #18 M_Six View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries Visit Homepage Free Thinker Join Date Oct 2001 Location Charleston, Illinois Posts this contact form the other diskettes you might still be interested in the recovery utilities located here:http://www.bestdiskrecovery.com/$20 wouldn't be a bad investment. When I get home and put the disk into my computer at > home it won't let me open the disk, it says this disk is not formatted or > is Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around the World Denmark Norway Finland Russia France Turkey Germany UK Italy USA Subscribe to Tom's Hardware Search the site Search Ok About Tom's How To Open A Floppy Disk Without Formatting
When you check it in disk management, it might be healthy, but it might have no file system and drive letter. You haven't provide any exact error message so we must offer guesses. A fourth disk that I successfully opened earlier today is now not reading the file that I need! have a peek here YesNo Feedback E-mail Share Print Search Recently added pages View all recent updates Useful links About Computer Hope Site Map Forum Contact Us How to Help Top 10 pages Follow us
Bad floppy disketteVerify that the floppy diskette that you are attempting to read from is not write protected or bad. The Disk In Drive A: Is Not Formatted Properly iCare Data Recovery is a kind of effective software that can help us dealing with data lost problem, such as mp3 files recovery, videos recovery and memory card photo recovery etc. Reply Reply With Quote October 11th, 2002,01:30 PM #2 Brainchild View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries Visit Homepage CRAP!
Reply Reply With Quote October 15th, 2002,07:44 PM #11 zen View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries Ultimate Member Join Date Jan 2002 Location Pennsylvania Posts 3,667 Originally posted Do take a look at this MS KB link:http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;140060 Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - what I've tried by laughinggull / August 19, 2005 8:03 AM PDT In Data recovery software like EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition will help you unformat drive in such kind of condition. A Is Not Accessible The Device Is Not Ready The drive is not ready to be read?
To access the RAW drive again, you need to format the disk, but once you format the RAW drive, the data will be formatted and lost. You can fix the not formatted error by formatting floppy disk. ==>> Related Article - Windows Is Unable to Format Error Fix>> Other resources related with floppy disk not formatted Here Whatever solution is the easiest, please let me know! Check This Out If you are running Windows 3.x click File and click Exit Windows to get to an MS-DOS prompt.
Easy Steps to Recover Data from Floppy Disk: 1. Once at the prompt, place a diskette into the floppy disk drive and type format a: if you get: Invalid media or Track 0 Bad - Try formatting another floppy disk. Now type MD FLOPPY1 and press Enter. If another floppy diskette works, unfortunately the disk getting the error is bad.
Reply Reply With Quote October 14th, 2002,10:56 AM #8 osprey4 View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries Ultimate Member Join Date Oct 2001 Location South Jersey Posts 11,363 Originally See the workaround at the bottom and how to install the XP tools required.