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
1 (1 for release)

Downloads

Download name Version Language Architecture File size Downloads
SpinRite 5.0 (5.25) 5.0 English 96.49KB 1

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