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SubjectRe: Copy protection of the floppies
On Tue, Nov 25, 2003 at 11:07:29AM +0530, Pravin Nanaware , Gurgaon wrote:
> Hi All,
>
> 1> Could somebody suggest me the way to protect floppy from copying it's
> contents.
> 2> If not possible, will it be possible to make the copied floppy unworkable
> (The copied floppy shouldn't work).
> For this I have constraint, I don't want to change the platform, which
> reads this floppy.
>
>
> The contents of the floppy could be anything like text file, exe file or
> encrypted file.
>
> Regards,
> Pravin.

Usual PC floppy controllers are not very flexible, so you just need
some more-flexible controller to do the trick. A popular choice
for creating master disks is to get an Amiga with an 1.44 floppy
(any A4000 will do), make some scratched disks and then duplicate
them with some fine 1990-ish hardware disk copier.


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