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By hop228 ·
I have accidently created MSDOS v5.0 onto a floppy disk that contains some important files. Can I recovery those files, if so, how?

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by opatzg In reply to Data recovery on floppy d ...

Was the dos5.0 created by formatting the disk? if you didn't create a recovery file, you're probably going to have problems. Norton utilities had an undelete and I believe dos 6.22 had an unerase, you could try and see if either of them see anything. good luck

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by opatzg In reply to Data recovery on floppy d ...

Then I'ld have to think the disk got formatted with the /u unconditional option and a /s to make it bootable meaning it erased everything and formatted without saving. I know there's hard disk data recovery available, I don't think there's floppy.Can you salvage the files from the pc itself? Otherwise I'ld think they're a lost cause.

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by hop228 In reply to Data recovery on floppy d ...

I downloaded and created the Dos bootable file from www.bootdisk.com. I have tried Norton SystemWorks and Ontrack DataRecovery, but it only finds the DOS bootable files, nothing else.

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