DRIFTER bad disk , JDF copy needed! Help

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DuaneDibley
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DRIFTER bad disk , JDF copy needed! Help

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Hi all

I have just bought Drifter on Ebay but when I tried to use ADFFS (Latest version) to create a JDF backup file the disk reported bad sectors, then it made scraping noises and failed. This was on my Risc PC
I have successfully made copies of my copies of Zarch & BHP so the process is not at fault
The disk was fine when I pulled back the metal tab originally to look at it when I first got it today.
When I looked at the disk after it had warped and scraped after this! take a look at the Picture :?
As I legally own a copy of this game now does anybody have a single disk version of the JDF file please they can provide me please?
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Re: DRIFTER bad disk , JDF copy needed! Help

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DuaneDibley wrote:
Wed Feb 10, 2021 6:58 pm
When I looked at the disk after it had warped and scraped after this! take a look at the Picture :?
Do not use that drive again until the heads have been cleaned!
- Nigel

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Re: DRIFTER bad disk , JDF copy needed! Help

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Cheers for the reminder!, I've just ordered a floppy disk cleaning kit.
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For what it's worth, I feel your pain. Same thing happened to me with a 5.25" disc when I was trying to archive some old Acornsoft titles.

And then I buggered up the drive by (I think) nudging the heads when I was trying to clean them... :(
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Re: DRIFTER bad disk , JDF copy needed! Help

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Success Sort of! :D

Drifter is in the ISO below released by Archive.Org

https://archive.org/details/apdl-games-1

Working fine on my Risc PC

And other ADPL IOS's!

https://archive.org/search.php?query=cr ... Library%22
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