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CPCDiskXP v2.1 released
« on: 23:48, 02 May 11 »

CPCDiskXP v2.1 Changelog (since v2.0):
  • DSKEditor - Added full support (Open/Create Dsk's, add/delete/rename files) for the following formats: PARADOS 41, PARADOS 40D, PARADOS 80, ROMDOS D1, ROMDOS D2, ROMDOS D10, ROMDOS D20, +3DOS (ZX Spectrum +3) with any size and ¿PCW? (untested,supposedly compatible with +3DOS, based on CPM...)
  • DSKEditor - DSKEditor - New Dsk Dialog, based on templates to make it easier, with the following formats:
    • CPC DATA - Single Side - 40 Tracks - 64 Dir. Entries - 180K (178K Free)
    • CPC DATA - Double Side - 40 Tracks - 64 Dir. Entries - 360K (178K Free each side)
    • CPC SYSTEM - Single Side - 40 Tracks - 64 Dir. Entries - 180K (169K Free)
    • CPC SYSTEM - Double Side - 40 Tracks - 64 Dir. Entries - 360K (169K Free each side)
    • PARADOS 41 - Single Side - 41 Tracks - 64 Dir. Entries - 205K (203K Free)
    • PARADOS 40D - Double Side - 40 Tracks - 128 Dir. Entries - 400K (396K Free)
    • PARADOS 80 - Single Side - 80 Tracks - 128 Dir. Entries - 400K (396K Free)
    • ROMDOS D1 - Double Side - 80 Tracks - 128 Dir. Entries - 720K (716K Free)
    • ROMDOS D2 - Double Side - 80 Tracks - 256 Dir. Entries - 720K (712K Free)
    • ROMDOS D10 - Double Side - 80 Tracks - 128 Dir. Entries - 800K (796K Free)
    • ROMDOS D20 - Double Side - 80 Tracks - 256 Dir. Entries - 800K (792K Free)
    • PCW/+3DOS - Single Side - 40 Tracks - 32 Dir. Entries - 200K (194K Free)
    • PCW/+3DOS - Double Side - 40 Tracks - 64 Dir. Entries - 400K (392K Free)
    • PCW/+3DOS - Double Side - 42 Tracks - 64 Dir. Entries - 420K (412K Free)
    • PCW/+3DOS - Double Side - 80 Tracks - 64 Dir. Entries - 720K (712K Free)
    • PCW/+3DOS - Double Side - 80 Tracks - 128 Dir. Entries - 800K (788K Free)
    • PCW/+3DOS - Double Side - 84 Tracks - 128 Dir. Entries - 840K (828K Free)
    • PCW/+3DOS - Double Side - 86 Tracks - 128 Dir. Entries - 860K (848K Free)
    • PCW/+3DOS - Double Side - 90 Tracks - 128 Dir. Entries - 900K (888K Free)
  • DSKEditor - Fixed a bug when adding files without amsdos header and adding it (the header) from the editor. These files cannot be loaded on computers. Reported by Nacho (El Profe).
  • DSKEditor - Fixed a bug when adding files without extension. These files cannot be loaded on computers. Reported by RST.
  • FLOPPY to DSK - Added option to format with the DSK gap values instead of calculate it (Orion Prime CPCDiskXP edition).

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Re: CPCDiskXP v2.1 released
« Reply #1 on: 01:00, 03 May 11 »
Would be great if you can add Vortex Format! In Germany most of the people use Vortex format (80 Trk, DS).
 
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Re: CPCDiskXP v2.1 released
« Reply #2 on: 11:50, 03 May 11 »
Would be great if you can add Vortex Format! In Germany most of the people use Vortex format (80 Trk, DS).
 

Ok, I'll try to implement it for the next version.

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Re: CPCDiskXP v2.1 released
« Reply #3 on: 19:17, 03 May 11 »
Ok, I'll try to implement it for the next version.

Thank's a lot!!! That would be really great! ;D ;D ;D
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Re: CPCDiskXP v2.1 released
« Reply #4 on: 23:15, 02 March 12 »
Hey guy!
 
Verson 2.2 is out now! Go and get it!
 
:-))))))))
 
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Re: CPCDiskXP v2.1 released
« Reply #5 on: 23:49, 02 March 12 »
Which drives can access 90 tracks per side?

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Re: CPCDiskXP v2.1 released
« Reply #6 on: 10:07, 03 March 12 »
Which drives can access 90 tracks per side?


At least some NEC drives support it (google for: floppy drive "90 tracks"), anyway, +3DOS is able to handle 90 tracks disks and can for example be used to have more free space, using Dsk in emulators, for programming or whatever.


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Re: CPCDiskXP v2.1 released
« Reply #7 on: 19:04, 03 March 12 »
Wow 90 track floppy drives, i didnt know about those. But then again .. i still meet people who dont know that there are 90 min and 99/100 min cd-r as well  :)

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Re: CPCDiskXP v2.1 released
« Reply #8 on: 20:04, 04 March 12 »
 
Hey guy!
 
Verson 2.2 is out now! Go and get it!
 
:-))))))))
 



Any idea about the changelog?

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Re: CPCDiskXP v2.1 released
« Reply #9 on: 21:37, 05 March 12 »
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Re: CPCDiskXP v2.1 released
« Reply #10 on: 00:04, 06 March 12 »
 
Any idea about the changelog?


CPCDiskXP v2.2 Changelog (since v2.1):
  • Writing the new programming tutorials I realized that CPCDiskXP don't have command line to generate Dsk files quickly (Data, System, PARADOS, ROMDOS, +3DOS), binary add, add Amsdos headers... To find all the new options read the Readme.txt file attachment with the new version of the program.

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Re: CPCDiskXP v2.1 released
« Reply #11 on: 01:22, 15 April 12 »
Another update  ;D


CPCDiskXP v2.3 Changelog (since v2.2):

DSKEditor - Support for FutureOS binary files in all Amdos header disk formats.
DSKEditor - Support for editing VORTEX Dsk's (open/create dsk, manage files... with the editor and command line).


Many thanks to TFM (Dr. Stefan W. Stumpferl) for his help and testing.

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Re: CPCDiskXP v2.1 released
« Reply #12 on: 23:58, 16 April 12 »
Congrats to this great piece of software  :) :) :)
 
 
Hola Mochilote,
 
You can add the German translation to your archive if you like. Please find it here:
 
« Last Edit: 00:18, 17 April 12 by TFM/FS »
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Re: CPCDiskXP v2.1 released
« Reply #13 on: 09:54, 17 April 12 »
German translation added, thank you very much  8)

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CPCDiskXP v2.5 released
« Reply #14 on: 02:24, 05 March 14 »
CPCDiskXP v2.5 released



Changelog (since v2.4):
DSKEditor - Support for creating/editing IBM Dsk's (Single Side, 40 Tracks, 160K) in Editor and command line.
DSKEditor - Support for writing IBM Dsk's on USB floppy drives with Windows/FAT preformated floppy disk. This format can be read on a standard Amstrad CPC.




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Re: CPCDiskXP v2.1 released
« Reply #15 on: 21:49, 05 March 14 »

Tested with a usb floppy drive on a netbook, writing the disk with CPCDiskXP and tested in a real cpc:


Formatting the drive from windows with "FORMAT A: /T:80 /N:9":



Writing disk with CPCDiskXP:



Cat on cpc:



Games running:






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Re: CPCDiskXP v2.1 released
« Reply #16 on: 22:00, 05 March 14 »
30 years to wait to be able to use/support the native IBM format with our CPC.  :'(
Nice to know that finally work... (but at less 10 years too late).
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Re: CPCDiskXP v2.1 released
« Reply #17 on: 23:01, 05 March 14 »
Thanks! It's a nice feature. Now I am waiting someone to test it with the USB floppy emulator.

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Re: CPCDiskXP v2.1 released
« Reply #18 on: 00:31, 06 March 14 »
Do you still need to do it in XP?

Windows 7 still seems an issue the FDinstall still not happy about USAB drives.

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Re: CPCDiskXP v2.1 released
« Reply #19 on: 00:44, 06 March 14 »
A thought if set a VM with WIndows Xp on it will the programme work with it?

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Re: CPCDiskXP v2.1 released
« Reply #20 on: 02:50, 06 March 14 »
Ok installing Windows Virtual PC allows XPmode to work in WIn 7 and you can get things going just need to get a formatted floppy now.

Ok when trying the format command I get the this

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation.  All rights reserved.

C:\Users\Dom1>format a: /t:80 /n:9
Insert new disk for drive A:
and press ENTER when ready...
The type of the file system is RAW.

Sorted it found a 720K formatter



03-09-2011, 04:54



Ok, this tool format720 from Denis Petrov:

http://www.denispetrov.com/format144/format720.exe

Unfortuantly using VM does not help

get cannot process not formatted errors when trying to write a dsk file to the formatted floppy

As below


Write DSK Start
DSK Info: Tracks 40, DSK Heads 1
Processing Track 00, Head 0, 9 Sectors...
Error formating track 0, head 0
Error writing data in track 0, head 0, sector 0
Error writing data in track 0, head 0, sector 1
Error writing data in track 0, head 0, sector 2
Error writing data in track 0, head 0, sector 3
Error writing data in track 0, head 0, sector 4
Error writing data in track 0, head 0, sector 5
Error writing data in track 0, head 0, sector 6
Error writing data in track 0, head 0, sector 7
Error writing data in track 0, head 0, sector 8
Processing Track 01, Head 0, 9 Sectors...
Error formating track 1, head 0
Error writing data in track 1, head 0, sector 0
Error writing data in track 1, head 0, sector 1
Error writing data in track 1, head 0, sector 2
Error writing data in track 1, head 0, sector 3
Error writing data in track 1, head 0, sector 4
Error writing data in track 1, head 0, sector 5
Error writing data in track 1, head 0, sector 6
Error writing data in track 1, head 0, sector 7
Error writing data in track 1, head 0, sector 8
Processing Track 02, Head 0, 9 Sectors...
Error formating track 2, head 0
Error writing data in track 2, head 0, sector 0
Error writing data in track 2, head 0, sector 1
Error writing data in track 2, head 0, sector 2
Error writing data in track 2, head 0, sector 3
Error writing data in track 2, head 0, sector 4
Error writing data in track 2, head 0, sector 5
Error writing data in track 2, head 0, sector 6
Error writing data in track 2, head 0, sector 7
Error writing data in track 2, head 0, sector 8
Processing Track 03, Head 0, 9 Sectors...
Error formating track 3, head 0
Error writing data in track 3, head 0, sector 0
Error writing data in track 3, head 0, sector 1
Error writing data in track 3, head 0, sector 2
Error writing data in track 3, head 0, sector 3
Error writing data in track 3, head 0, sector 4
Error writing data in track 3, head 0, sector 5
Error writing data in track 3, head 0, sector 6
Error writing data in track 3, head 0, sector 7
Error writing data in track 3, head 0, sector 8
Processing Track 04, Head 0, 9 Sectors...
Error formating track 4, head 0
Error writing data in track 4, head 0, sector 0
Error writing data in track 4, head 0, sector 1
Error writing data in track 4, head 0, sector 2
Error writing data in track 4, head 0, sector 3
Error writing data in track 4, head 0, sector 4
Error writing data in track 4, head 0, sector 5
Error writing data in track 4, head 0, sector 6
Error writing data in track 4, head 0, sector 7
Error writing data in track 4, head 0, sector 8
Processing Track 05, Head 0, 9 Sectors...
Error formating track 5, head 0
Error writing data in track 5, head 0, sector 0
Error writing data in track 5, head 0, sector 1
Error writing data in track 5, head 0, sector 2
Error writing data in track 5, head 0, sector 3
Error writing data in track 5, head 0, sector 4
Error writing data in track 5, head 0, sector 5
Error writing data in track 5, head 0, sector 6
Error writing data in track 5, head 0, sector 7
Error writing data in track 5, head 0, sector 8
Processing Track 06, Head 0, 9 Sectors...
Error formating track 6, head 0
Error writing data in track 6, head 0, sector 0
Error writing data in track 6, head 0, sector 1
Error writing data in track 6, head 0, sector 2
Error writing data in track 6, head 0, sector 3
Error writing data in track 6, head 0, sector 4
Error writing data in track 6, head 0, sector 5
Error writing data in track 6, head 0, sector 6
Error writing data in track 6, head 0, sector 7
Error writing data in track 6, head 0, sector 8
Processing Track 07, Head 0, 9 Sectors...
Error formating track 7, head 0
Error writing data in track 7, head 0, sector 0
Error writing data in track 7, head 0, sector 1
Error writing data in track 7, head 0, sector 2
Error writing data in track 7, head 0, sector 3
Error writing data in track 7, head 0, sector 4
Error writing data in track 7, head 0, sector 5
Error writing data in track 7, head 0, sector 6
Error writing data in track 7, head 0, sector 7
Error writing data in track 7, head 0, sector 8
Processing Track 08, Head 0, 9 Sectors...
Error formating track 8, head 0
Error writing data in track 8, head 0, sector 0
Error writing data in track 8, head 0, sector 1
Error writing data in track 8, head 0, sector 2
Error writing data in track 8, head 0, sector 3
Error writing data in track 8, head 0, sector 4
Error writing data in track 8, head 0, sector 5
Error writing data in track 8, head 0, sector 6
Error writing data in track 8, head 0, sector 7
Error writing data in track 8, head 0, sector 8
Processing Track 09, Head 0, 9 Sectors...
Error formating track 9, head 0
Error writing data in track 9, head 0, sector 0
Error writing data in track 9, head 0, sector 1
Error writing data in track 9, head 0, sector 2
Error writing data in track 9, head 0, sector 3
Error writing data in track 9, head 0, sector 4
Error writing data in track 9, head 0, sector 5
Error writing data in track 9, head 0, sector 6
Error writing data in track 9, head 0, sector 7
Error writing data in track 9, head 0, sector 8
Processing Track 10, Head 0, 9 Sectors...
Error formating track 10, head 0
Error writing data in track 10, head 0, sector 0
Error writing data in track 10, head 0, sector 1
Error writing data in track 10, head 0, sector 2
Error writing data in track 10, head 0, sector 3
Error writing data in track 10, head 0, sector 4
Error writing data in track 10, head 0, sector 5
Error writing data in track 10, head 0, sector 6
Error writing data in track 10, head 0, sector 7
Error writing data in track 10, head 0, sector 8
Processing Track 11, Head 0, 9 Sectors...
Error formating track 11, head 0
Error writing data in track 11, head 0, sector 0
Error writing data in track 11, head 0, sector 1
Error writing data in track 11, head 0, sector 2
Error writing data in track 11, head 0, sector 3
Error writing data in track 11, head 0, sector 4
Error writing data in track 11, head 0, sector 5
Error writing data in track 11, head 0, sector 6
Error writing data in track 11, head 0, sector 7
Error writing data in track 11, head 0, sector 8
Processing Track 12, Head 0, 9 Sectors...
Error formating track 12, head 0
Error writing data in track 12, head 0, sector 0
Error writing data in track 12, head 0, sector 1
Error writing data in track 12, head 0, sector 2
Error writing data in track 12, head 0, sector 3
Error writing data in track 12, head 0, sector 4
Error writing data in track 12, head 0, sector 5
Error writing data in track 12, head 0, sector 6
Error writing data in track 12, head 0, sector 7
Error writing data in track 12, head 0, sector 8
Processing Track 13, Head 0, 9 Sectors...
Error formating track 13, head 0
Error writing data in track 13, head 0, sector 0
Error writing data in track 13, head 0, sector 1
Error writing data in track 13, head 0, sector 2
Error writing data in track 13, head 0, sector 3
Error writing data in track 13, head 0, sector 4
Error writing data in track 13, head 0, sector 5
Error writing data in track 13, head 0, sector 6
Error writing data in track 13, head 0, sector 7
Error writing data in track 13, head 0, sector 8
Processing Track 14, Head 0, 9 Sectors...
Error formating track 14, head 0
Error writing data in track 14, head 0, sector 0
Error writing data in track 14, head 0, sector 1
Error writing data in track 14, head 0, sector 2
Error writing data in track 14, head 0, sector 3
Error writing data in track 14, head 0, sector 4
Error writing data in track 14, head 0, sector 5
Error writing data in track 14, head 0, sector 6
Error writing data in track 14, head 0, sector 7
Error writing data in track 14, head 0, sector 8
Processing Track 15, Head 0, 9 Sectors...
Error formating track 15, head 0
Error writing data in track 15, head 0, sector 0
Error writing data in track 15, head 0, sector 1
Error writing data in track 15, head 0, sector 2
Error writing data in track 15, head 0, sector 3
Error writing data in track 15, head 0, sector 4
Error writing data in track 15, head 0, sector 5
Error writing data in track 15, head 0, sector 6
Error writing data in track 15, head 0, sector 7
Error writing data in track 15, head 0, sector 8
Processing Track 16, Head 0, 9 Sectors...
Error formating track 16, head 0
Error writing data in track 16, head 0, sector 0
Error writing data in track 16, head 0, sector 1
Error writing data in track 16, head 0, sector 2
Error writing data in track 16, head 0, sector 3
Error writing data in track 16, head 0, sector 4
Error writing data in track 16, head 0, sector 5
Error writing data in track 16, head 0, sector 6
Error writing data in track 16, head 0, sector 7
Error writing data in track 16, head 0, sector 8
Processing Track 17, Head 0, 9 Sectors...
Error formating track 17, head 0
Error writing data in track 17, head 0, sector 0
Error writing data in track 17, head 0, sector 1
Error writing data in track 17, head 0, sector 2
Error writing data in track 17, head 0, sector 3
Error writing data in track 17, head 0, sector 4
Error writing data in track 17, head 0, sector 5
Error writing data in track 17, head 0, sector 6
Error writing data in track 17, head 0, sector 7
Error writing data in track 17, head 0, sector 8
Processing Track 18, Head 0, 9 Sectors...
Error formating track 18, head 0
Error writing data in track 18, head 0, sector 0
Error writing data in track 18, head 0, sector 1
Error writing data in track 18, head 0, sector 2
Error writing data in track 18, head 0, sector 3
Error writing data in track 18, head 0, sector 4
Error writing data in track 18, head 0, sector 5
Error writing data in track 18, head 0, sector 6
Error writing data in track 18, head 0, sector 7
Error writing data in track 18, head 0, sector 8
Processing Track 19, Head 0, 9 Sectors...
Error formating track 19, head 0
Error writing data in track 19, head 0, sector 0
Error writing data in track 19, head 0, sector 1
Error writing data in track 19, head 0, sector 2
Error writing data in track 19, head 0, sector 3
Error writing data in track 19, head 0, sector 4
Error writing data in track 19, head 0, sector 5
Error writing data in track 19, head 0, sector 6
Error writing data in track 19, head 0, sector 7
Error writing data in track 19, head 0, sector 8
Processing Track 20, Head 0, 9 Sectors...
Error formating track 20, head 0
Error writing data in track 20, head 0, sector 0
Error writing data in track 20, head 0, sector 1
Error writing data in track 20, head 0, sector 2
Error writing data in track 20, head 0, sector 3
Error writing data in track 20, head 0, sector 4
Error writing data in track 20, head 0, sector 5
Error writing data in track 20, head 0, sector 6
Error writing data in track 20, head 0, sector 7
Error writing data in track 20, head 0, sector 8
Processing Track 21, Head 0, 9 Sectors...
Error formating track 21, head 0
Error writing data in track 21, head 0, sector 0
Error writing data in track 21, head 0, sector 1
Error writing data in track 21, head 0, sector 2
Error writing data in track 21, head 0, sector 3
Error writing data in track 21, head 0, sector 4
Error writing data in track 21, head 0, sector 5
Error writing data in track 21, head 0, sector 6
Error writing data in track 21, head 0, sector 7
Error writing data in track 21, head 0, sector 8
Processing Track 22, Head 0, 9 Sectors...
Error formating track 22, head 0
Error writing data in track 22, head 0, sector 0
Error writing data in track 22, head 0, sector 1
Error writing data in track 22, head 0, sector 2
Error writing data in track 22, head 0, sector 3
Error writing data in track 22, head 0, sector 4
Error writing data in track 22, head 0, sector 5
Error writing data in track 22, head 0, sector 6
Error writing data in track 22, head 0, sector 7
Error writing data in track 22, head 0, sector 8
Processing Track 23, Head 0, 9 Sectors...
Error formating track 23, head 0
Error writing data in track 23, head 0, sector 0
Error writing data in track 23, head 0, sector 1
Error writing data in track 23, head 0, sector 2
Error writing data in track 23, head 0, sector 3
Error writing data in track 23, head 0, sector 4
Error writing data in track 23, head 0, sector 5
Error writing data in track 23, head 0, sector 6
Error writing data in track 23, head 0, sector 7
Error writing data in track 23, head 0, sector 8
Processing Track 24, Head 0, 9 Sectors...
Error formating track 24, head 0
Error writing data in track 24, head 0, sector 0
Error writing data in track 24, head 0, sector 1
Error writing data in track 24, head 0, sector 2
Error writing data in track 24, head 0, sector 3
Error writing data in track 24, head 0, sector 4
Error writing data in track 24, head 0, sector 5
Error writing data in track 24, head 0, sector 6
Error writing data in track 24, head 0, sector 7
Error writing data in track 24, head 0, sector 8
Processing Track 25, Head 0, 9 Sectors...
Error formating track 25, head 0
Error writing data in track 25, head 0, sector 0
Error writing data in track 25, head 0, sector 1
Error writing data in track 25, head 0, sector 2
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« Last Edit: 03:30, 06 March 14 by dcdrac »

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Re: CPCDiskXP v2.1 released
« Reply #21 on: 08:13, 06 March 14 »
Do you still need to do it in XP?

Windows 7 still seems an issue the FDinstall still not happy about USAB drives.
With this write method you don't need to install fdrawcmd.sys, CPCDiskXP don't use it for USB Write. You can use it from Windows7 (I suppose) without using virtual machines. Take a look at this instructions since I see you're not testing well:

USB Floppy Usage:
  • You need a formatted disk from windows. Once covered the "high density" tab on the floppy, you have to format it in FAT 720Kb using the windows command line "FORMAT A: /T:80 /N:9".
  • Start CPCDiskXP, press 'DSK Editor' button.
  • 'New', select IBM format (last in the list).
  • Now Add the files you want to write
  • Press 'Write USB Floppy' button to write the Dsk.
  • Test/Load on your real CPC...
USB Floppy FAQ:
  • You can't write protected games or existing Dsk in other formats different from IBM.
  • You can easily make your own dsk and add games and utilities using the program Dsk Editor.
  • You can try for example this Dsk containing Abadia del crimen and Army Moves I & II
    this Dsk containing Abadia del crimen and Army Moves I & II
  • You can use this method to create one Dsk with WriteDSK program, write it to a floppy diskette with your usb floppy drive so you can use WriteDSK from CPC to write protected games and / or existing DSKs.

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Re: CPCDiskXP v2.1 released
« Reply #22 on: 21:08, 06 March 14 »
Whoa! That is a really importent update, thanks Mochilote  ;) Always felt that the PC's loosing floppy drive support and instead "forces" everyone to use USB-floppydrives instead was a big "thorn in the lions paw" on amstrad pc<>cpc transfering. Adding support for easy transfer using USB-drives is a real BIG step.

Alas i do remember the troubles of Windows dont support 720k floppy formatting anymore. Did find a program that could still do it tho so i better get around to dig it up again.

Oh, and i do recall having troubles with using old floppies that had been reformatted from Amiga 880k format. I assume it could be a issue here as well. Anyways worst case i can always use my amiga 500 to format the 720k pc floppies  :P

Anyways, the DSK format written by CPCDiskXP is it a normal 180k cpc format? aka you like "stretch" a cpc dsk so that if fills a whole pc disc and "paste" it onto the floppy .. or is some hybird format that works with both pc & cpc? (if its not a secret).


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Re: CPCDiskXP v2.1 released
« Reply #23 on: 03:07, 07 March 14 »
format method generates this error
Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation.  All rights reserved.

C:\Users\Dom1>FORMAT A: /T:80 /N:9
Insert new disk for drive A:
and press ENTER when ready...
The type of the file system is RAW.
The new file system is FAT.
Formatting 720K
Parameters not supported by drive.

C:\Users\Dom1>

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Re: CPCDiskXP v2.1 released
« Reply #24 on: 07:52, 07 March 14 »
What about Format A: /F:720 does that work for you?