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#1 Macintoshguy1984

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Posted 08 October 2016 - 09:31 PM

I was trying to use adt pro with my apple 2c It all went well till i tryed to format the disk. It just kept grinding and grinding until finally i turned it off. Whats the problem??



#2 david__schmidt

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Posted 09 October 2016 - 04:26 AM

Are you using high density disks, by chance?



#3 Macintoshguy1984

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Posted 09 October 2016 - 09:49 PM

I dont know



#4 david__schmidt

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Posted 09 October 2016 - 11:21 PM

That would be a great first step in finding out what's wrong.



#5 Macintoshguy1984

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Posted 10 October 2016 - 05:11 AM

why type of disk should i be using



#6 david__schmidt

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Posted 11 October 2016 - 02:57 PM

Double density.  It doesn't matter if it's labeled single or double sided, hard or soft sectored.  The key word is double density.  If your disks don't have hub rings - they're very likely high density.  If the media is also shiny, deep black - they're very likely high density.



#7 falen5

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Posted 04 January 2017 - 06:26 PM

What is happening inside the disk ii when it makes that grinding sound........it does not sound good at all........



#8 Macintoshguy1984

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Posted 04 January 2017 - 10:46 PM

You can't really hear it at all, but I opened it up and it was spinning






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