|Windows CF Utilities are two command line programs to backup or restore a
CF card to a .dat file which is compatible with ADFS Explorer and BeebEm.|
The utilities were written to support the Model B or Master 128 Internal Compact Flash Hard Drive Kit available from Mark Haysman of RetroClinic.ADFS Explorer now has inbuilt support for the CF card so this may be a better option for some users.
To back up a CF card to disc, you use :
cfbackup h c:\cf.dat
where h is the drive letter of the CF Card and c:\cf.dat is the file to store the backup.
To backup partition 1 off a two partition CF card, use :
cfbackup h c:\cf.dat 1
You can then load cf.dat into ADFS Explorer to manipulate files or use it with BeebEm to emulate the hard disc.
To restore a .dat file to your CF card, you use :
cfrestore h c:\cf.dat
where the parameters are the same as above.
To restore to partition 1 off a two partition CF card, use :
cfrestore h c:\cf.dat 1
You need to be careful with the restore since if you use cfrestore c c:\cf.dat (by mistake), you will trash your hard drive.
Full syntax :
cfbackup <drive> <file> (-Sxx) (0 or 1)
cfrestore <drive> <file> (-F) (0 or 1)
If the program crashes with strange errors etc, please let me know so I can fix the problems !
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