Microsoft KB Archive/103542
Why FORMAT Refers to a MIRROR File PSS ID Number: Q103542 Article last modified on 11-02-1993 PSS database name: O_MSDOS
|The information in this article applies to:|
|- Microsoft MS-DOS operating system versions 6.0 and 6.2|
Microsoft MS-DOS versions 6.0 and 6.2 refer to a file called “Mirror” in an error message. This message occurs when a floppy disk is too full to save UNFORMAT information.
The Mirror file is used by UNFORMAT to recover data from a recently formatted floppy disk. The Mirror reference is a remnant of MS-DOS 5.0, which provides a program called MIRROR.
Additional reference words: 6.00 6.20 insufficient space image file
Copyright Microsoft Corporation 1993.