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I am experiencing file system corruption problems, such as lost clusters, cross-linked files or invalid files or directories
Explanation: While performing a routine file system scan on a floppy disk, errors are being detected. These errors are usually lost clusters or cross-linked files. The disk itself otherwise works OK, although one or two files may be corrupted
Diagnosis: File system problems can occur on floppy disks just as they can on hard disks, although they are less common only because many more files are created and deleted on an ongoing basis on a hard disk than on a floppy disk. Lost clusters are a common file system problem and do not usually indicate anything abnormal since they can result simply from a file not being closed properly on a floppy disk. However, finding large quantities of lost clusters even when scanning regularly, or repeatedly finding problems like cross-linked files or invalid files or directories, can be a signal of a more serious problem.
Note: A lost cluster is
not the same thing at all as a bad sector (which is a physical disk problem, not a file
Recommendation: You may want to try all of the following items: