Drive A [help Please!]

By x-kapa-x
Oct 12, 2007
  1. I had a used floppy disk my friend gave me and I erase everything off of it to make a MS-DOS. When I tried and tried so many times to work it. It keeps saying Data error (CRC) reading error drive A. should i used a new floppy disk? i was just wondering that's all.
  2. Jase123

    Jase123 Banned Posts: 1,012

    Run CHKDSK on it from command prompt. By going to start/run and typing in CHKDSK.

    Regards Jase :)
  3. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,980   +362

    Floppy disks can go bad frequently. Whenever one gives me a hint of trouble, I usually toss it. Considering how inexpensive they are, try a new one.
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