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Wanted: a dll writing bad sectors on a floppy

Posted on 1999-01-06
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I'd like to create bad sectors on a floppy disk programmatically. What I need is a dll with a function that turns a given sector into a bad sector. It has to work under Windows 95, 98 and NT 4.0.
Can anyone write this procedure for me? I give this question a lot of points, so I expect a working dll. If everything works fine I'll even increase the points.
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Question by:Guiseppe
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by:cyrilbdt
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could you be more specific about when the function in this dll should turn a sector to bad
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by:alexo
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Dirk, I'm working on it.  Will email you when finished.
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by:alexo
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Done.  Emailed.
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alexo earned 4000 total points
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Tell me if you need anything changed.
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by:Guiseppe
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Ok, I'm doing the tests. I'll keep you posted.
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by:Guiseppe
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Thanks, Alex, for the hard work... and your patience when it came to answering all my questions :-))
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