Unable to read floppy problem

  THOMAS 20:38 20 Feb 2005
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Hi i have a powerpoint presentation saved onto a floppy disc.When i try to access the floppy windows insists on telling me that the disk is unformatted and i can not access the presentation,i have tried it on a couple of PC's with the same result.
Is there a way of recovering the data or accessing the disk without further damage.
Thanks
Thomas

  Totally-braindead 20:48 20 Feb 2005

Open Powerpoint first and access the floppy from there and it'll probably open ok.

  fred 20:58 20 Feb 2005

I've learnt from bitter experience not to rely on anything on a floppy.

Hindsight demands a minimum of two disks for info, more if it's the only copy.

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