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Write-protect doesnt work

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If you have the gate on the floppy disk (do not confuse with the hole on the left side) open and it still writes to the disk then you have a problem I haven't had to deal with in 15 years. If it used to work and now doesn't then its the drive. There is a metal arm that "detects" the open gate, could be it isn't free to more or the spring is missing or damaged. If its never worked some PC BIOSs allow you to modify the locking mechanism. This could also be caused by a damaged or intentionally modified floppy drive cable. Back when software was distributed on floppies people who had to duplicate disks would disable the write protect feature. This allowed them to write on protected disks without having to go thought the timely process of setting the protection off to write then back on to send to users.

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