View Full Version : Lotus 2.2 (5.25)

joe sixpack
February 17th, 2005, 10:06 AM
Ok now this is kinda a odd request but im hoping someone can help me.
I bought some old 5.25's at the junk store a while back and i started
dumping them to raw binary.. We all know how disks can be.

Anyway in the pack i bought there was a copy of lotus 2.2 (5.25s x 12)
They was still in the plastic with a note on the out side saying about running
INIT before using, Im not sure i think they was OEM disks for IBM.

They was new but i had a few problems reading the disks on the outside IE: 1,2,3,4 & 10,11,12.
I was able to recover them after a few reads except one. Disk2 (System Disk).
It was readable all except 1 sector. Sector 703.
In most cases there is'nt nothing at the end but free space that can be fix'ed pretty easy with a hex editor,
But in this case it seems a hidden file called D.bat was in that area.

So my request is could someone please send me sector 703 (512 bytes)
so i can repair and complete the image. A sector edititor or DD will work great.
Just so no one thinks im trying to pull a fast one heres a snap shot of the
disk. http://www.geocities.com/fcmem/5170/lotus22.jpg