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Old 10 June 2005, 22:09   #9
andreas
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Quote:
Originally Posted by witchmaster
When I tested a few disks now in the external drive the error always came at cylinder 69.
Looks there is some dirt or dust at this position. Remember the blade-like thing that reads the disk is STATIC and - afaik - does not move around.

Do clean this thing (Q tips and a little bit (!) of isopropanol solution did the trick; just imagine the cleaning of cassette heads ). Yes, I know that it's extremely annoying as it's a lot of dismantling and fiddling, but yet, I am happy I went through it with my A1000 internal drive.
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