few months ago changed over to NTFS all went well. but went to format a couple of ls120 disks which would not format using my computer also tried at the command prompt. MS Knowledgebase shows this disks are not compatible with NTFS anyone know a work around without converting back to FAT the drive will format 1.44 disks ok
i would have thoght so, searched the net lots of threads on the ls120 and xp with no solutions mentioned. but it worked ok for me in xp till i went to NTFS only realised this was the problem when trawling through MS Knowlege base that showed the NTFS cause. I am still open to offers of help
i tried at the command promt going via the command prompt window it showed media not recognised, is there a way to restart the pc at the command prompt like windows 98 did with dos so i can try that way
LS-120 disk are treated like floppy disks by the OS, and as such they cannot be formatted using NTFS, but NTFS reads and supports FAT and is an option when selectign to format a floppy disk. I therefore can't understand why it won't let you.
I am assuming you are right clicking on the drive and selecting 'Format', you have selected the correct size and unchecked 'Fast Format'?
the floppy 1.44 disks do this ok, but the 120 disks have no options in the blank horizontal fields, just the buttons work the the base of the dialog box. i click quick format and start but nothing happends
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