SpinRite II

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



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Release notes

Spinrite II was the most popular version, primarily used for MFM/RLL hard drives.

Installation instructions

Write the disk image to a 360k floppy disk, or use WinImage to extract.

Product type
Application Utility
Vendor
Gibson Research
Release date
1989
Minimum CPU
8088
User interface
Text
Platform
DOS
Download count
17 (5 for release)

Downloads

Download name Version Language Architecture File size Downloads
SpinRite II Manuals II English 29.63MB 1
SpinRite II v1.0 (1989) (5.25-360k) II v1.0 English 163.79KB 0
SpinRite II v1.1 (1990) (5.25-360k) (3.5-720k) II v1.1 English 856.39KB 0
SpinRite II v2.0 (1991) (5.25-360k) II v2.0 English 95.77KB 4

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