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absread

This reads a specified disk sector on a floppy disk

#include <stdio.h>
#include <dos.h>
#include <stdlib.h>
#include <bios.h>

int main(void)

{

unsigned char buffer[512];

clrscr();
printf(“Insert disk in the A: drive , then press any key.\n”);

/*wait for keypress*/
getch();
if(absread(0,1,1,&buffer) != 0)
printf(“Cannot read the A drive.\n”);

else
printf(“Drive A , Sector 1 read\n”);

return 0;

}

This was written using Turbo C and tested on Windows 98

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