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Microsoft KB Archive/107257

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Error Converting Empty Stacker-Compressed Floppy Disk PSS ID Number: Q107257 Article last modified on 11-17-1993 PSS database name: O_MSDOS

6.00 6.20

MS-DOS

The information in this article applies to:
- Microsoft MS-DOS operating system versions 6.0 and 6.2

SYMPTOMS

If you try to convert an empty 1.2-megabyte or 1.44-megabyte Stacker compressed floppy disk to a DoubleSpace-compressed floppy disk, you receive an error message stating that the Stacker volume is corrupted and cannot be converted.

RESOLUTION

To work around this problem, format the disk and then compress it using DoubleSpace.

Additional reference words: 6.20 stacvol

Copyright Microsoft Corporation 1993.