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can someone with an amstrad cpc help

by mangasurfer » Tue Oct 18, 2016 8:09 pm

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hi found these at the dump. can someone in chch with a amstrad be able to check if the go.

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Re: can someone with an amstrad cpc help

by mons2b » Tue Oct 18, 2016 9:09 pm

At the dump? Which dump contains a secret stash of disks? :)

I have a 6128 CPC. Its not been run for a while but wont be too hard to dig it out and see what it thinks of those disks. :)
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Re: can someone with an amstrad cpc help

by tezza » Wed Oct 19, 2016 7:45 am

Just take care in checking these. The media on these amstrad disks (like any floppy disks) can go mouldy or become flaky. When in that state they can easily leave deposits on the drive head that can wreck good disks inserted later. Visually check them carefully before trying to read.
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