SpinRite 5.0

SpinRite, by Gibson Research, is a tool that can diagnose, repair, and rejuvenate the low-level formatting and optimize the interleave of MFM and RLL (ST412/506 interface) hard disk drives. Its pattern testing ability is also useful for verifying the operation of SCSI and IDE hard drives.

For a much more detailed explanation of what SpinRite does and does not do, see: Software spotlight: SpinRite


Release notes

Spinrite 5 adds extra support for IDE drives. It is also significant as it is the last to run on 8088/8086 CPUs.

Product type
Application Utility
Release date
1998
Minimum CPU
8088
User interface
Text
Platform
DOS
Download count
13 (5 for release)

Downloads

Download name Version Language Architecture File size Downloads
SpinRite 5.0 (5.25) 5.0 English 96.49KB 5

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