[rescue] Wanted: 5.25" 1.2M floppy drive

Jonathan Patschke jp at celestrion.net
Tue Jun 30 02:54:22 CDT 2009

On Tue, 30 Jun 2009, Phil Stracchino wrote:

> 1-2-3 was copy protected, yes.  iirc, they put an intentional
> bad-in-a-certain-pattern sector on the disk.  Total pain in the ass for
> a university computer lab.  And they never did understand why people
> ditched them for the competition as soon as there was viable
> competition...

I seem to recall having good with with Copy II PC way back then.  I
probably still even have my backup copy of Lotus 1-2-3 2.4.

Jonathan Patschke < "There is great satisfaction in building good tools
Elgin, TX          > for other people to use."
USA               <                                     --Freeman Dyson

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