PC Tools Disk Formatter Err Msg: Can't Format Strange Disk (115205)

The information in this article applies to:
    Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 6.22

This article was previously published under Q115205


If you try to format an MS-DOS DoubleSpace- or DriveSpace-compressed floppy disk with the Windows Disk Formatter from PC Tools version 8.0, you receive the following error message:

Can't format strange disk.


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Modification Type: Major Last Reviewed: 11/21/1999
Keywords: KB115205