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Anonymous
July 18, 2005 10:39:15 PM

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Hello .. I am trying to copy a file from a floppy to a Wndowsxp computer
hard drive & keep getting the following message:
"Cannot copy file name - cyclic redundancy check".

I have copied this file before .. it is a small access97 data base created
on a windows98 system, so am baffled as to why I get this message. The
destination folder doesn't contain a file of the same name.

Any help would be much appreciated .. this is the first time I have had
access to a Winxp system, so am very lacking in knowledge specific to Winxp.

Thanks in advance,
Abay
Anonymous
July 19, 2005 3:14:02 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.general (More info?)

“cyclic redundancy check� - the disk may be damaged.
Try reading the disc from another computer and see if you can read the disc.
If you can read the file from another computer, save it to an alternative
disk.





"Abay" wrote:

> Hello .. I am trying to copy a file from a floppy to a Wndowsxp computer
> hard drive & keep getting the following message:
> "Cannot copy file name - cyclic redundancy check".
>
> I have copied this file before .. it is a small access97 data base created
> on a windows98 system, so am baffled as to why I get this message. The
> destination folder doesn't contain a file of the same name.
>
> Any help would be much appreciated .. this is the first time I have had
> access to a Winxp system, so am very lacking in knowledge specific to Winxp.
>
> Thanks in advance,
> Abay
>
>
>
>
Anonymous
July 19, 2005 10:03:10 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.general (More info?)

I tried it with two different discs yesterday & today will try with two more
... also will do as you suggest and see if I can read the discs on another
system .. thanks for your reply ... Abay


"TaurArian" <TaurArian@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:F5ADFBBA-99D0-4A32-BD78-88AC9F15FC68@microsoft.com...
> "cyclic redundancy check" - the disk may be damaged.
> Try reading the disc from another computer and see if you can read the
disc.
> If you can read the file from another computer, save it to an alternative
> disk.
>
>
>
>
>
> "Abay" wrote:
>
> > Hello .. I am trying to copy a file from a floppy to a Wndowsxp computer
> > hard drive & keep getting the following message:
> > "Cannot copy file name - cyclic redundancy check".
> >
> > I have copied this file before .. it is a small access97 data base
created
> > on a windows98 system, so am baffled as to why I get this message. The
> > destination folder doesn't contain a file of the same name.
> >
> > Any help would be much appreciated .. this is the first time I have had
> > access to a Winxp system, so am very lacking in knowledge specific to
Winxp.
> >
> > Thanks in advance,
> > Abay
> >
> >
> >
> >
Anonymous
July 19, 2005 9:32:51 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.general (More info?)

CRC is the error checking used on the disk itself. Each sector (files
are made up of 1 or more "sectors" of data on the disk (chunks))
has a certain amount of "overhead" which includes sector number,
track number, data and a CRC to validate the sector. If you see
that error, it usually indicates the drive had a problem reading a
sector. It may be something magnetic was near the disk or the
alignment of the drive is different from the one it was written on.

mikey

"Abay" <abcd@aol.com> wrote in message
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> I tried it with two different discs yesterday & today will try with two
more
> .. also will do as you suggest and see if I can read the discs on another
> system .. thanks for your reply ... Abay
>
>
> "TaurArian" <TaurArian@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:F5ADFBBA-99D0-4A32-BD78-88AC9F15FC68@microsoft.com...
> > "cyclic redundancy check" - the disk may be damaged.
> > Try reading the disc from another computer and see if you can read the
> disc.
> > If you can read the file from another computer, save it to an
alternative
> > disk.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > "Abay" wrote:
> >
> > > Hello .. I am trying to copy a file from a floppy to a Wndowsxp
computer
> > > hard drive & keep getting the following message:
> > > "Cannot copy file name - cyclic redundancy check".
> > >
> > > I have copied this file before .. it is a small access97 data base
> created
> > > on a windows98 system, so am baffled as to why I get this message.
The
> > > destination folder doesn't contain a file of the same name.
> > >
> > > Any help would be much appreciated .. this is the first time I have
had
> > > access to a Winxp system, so am very lacking in knowledge specific to
> Winxp.
> > >
> > > Thanks in advance,
> > > Abay
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
>
>
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