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First post, by Muz

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Why some of my floppy disk are unreadable? Some cannot format, and some cannot be accessed? Is it because due to the age of the disk itself?

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Reply 1 of 1, by Thandor

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Almost all disks I’ve encountered that we’re difficult to read have been stored improperly and suffer from mold infection. You can slide the metal cover away and take a look at the disk inside. If it’s not clean then stop immediatly. Using dirty disks will also contaminate the heads in your drive causing damage to any disk you insert.

That said: in any case make sure your drive is working properly and make sure it’s clean.

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