Does anyone actually still use floppy disks?

Answer I use them all the time for troubleshooting a computer that won't start or if I need to write a script and run it on another computer at boot up. If you are thinking about whether to get a floppy o... Read More »

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Does anyone still use their floppy drive?

I did for a long, long time, but I just got a new laptop and it doesn't have a floppy drive. I actually really liked using them, though. I might get an external drive that plugs into the USB port. ... Read More »

Does anyone still use floppy drives would you not consider buying a pc without an "a" drive?

No No NOFloppy drive is old type of drive to carry 1.4mb data to any whare from one computer to an othre computer now in these day's floppy drive is replased with usb storage devise normmly called ... Read More »

Does anybody else feel a sense of nostalgia for 5 1/4 inch floppy disks, "turbo" buttons on CPUs...?

Yeah I get that way sometimes. I have a museum piece here though, Amstrad 8512 - Z80 variant, monochrome screen, 3" (yes 3"!) disks, 512k ram, CPM :-) And for those of you answering this question ... Read More »

Floppy disks or Cds.?

Floppies fit in your pocket, normal CDs don't. Floppies have limited capacity - 1.44 meg, CD's are 700 MB, DVDs are 4.8 GB. Floppies can go bad suddenly, right out of the box, or the next time you ... Read More »