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General failure reading drive x

A DOS error message. The full message is

    General failure reading drive X
    Abort, Retry, Fail?

Usually means that an unformatted floppy is being used. Press A to Abort, format the floppy and try again. This error will occur if a low-density drive attempts to read a high-density diskette.



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