Photo recovery from floppy

  Taw® 15:45 05 Jan 2005
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I have two photos on floppy disk, I was able to open one but on trying the second the disk reads for ages and then a box appears disk may be damaged. Is there any way of attempting to recover these files without going to any expense. Sometimes it will open as a preview.

  Technotiger 15:49 05 Jan 2005

Hi, have you tried putting the pics into My Pictures?

Cheers.

  JIM 15:56 05 Jan 2005

Try on an other pc system/or friends,which if they did open without problems,may be copyied from drive to new floppy for showing on your system.

  hssutton 16:07 05 Jan 2005

Download and try this click here

It's freeware so no expense

  Belatucadrus 16:20 05 Jan 2005

click here or this, also free.

  Taw® 20:35 05 Jan 2005

many thanks hssutton and Belatucadrus managed to getthe file recovered, though it will only show as a preview in thumbnail. If you go to open it wont open. But, I ran scan disk and repair on the floppy and was able to copy the file onto my c drive so have managed to retrieve the pic. Nice little tool that pcinspector and anyone else with recovery probs give it a go. Will tick after this

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