How Do I Erase Old Diskettes?

Answer Click "Start" and type "command" in the instant search field. The Command Prompt appears in the list for you to choose.Insert the diskette into the floppy drive. Type "Format A:" if your floppy dri... Read More »

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How do I use diskettes?

Compatible EquipmentFind a computer equipped with a diskette drive. Very few new, or even recently produced, machines include a diskette drive. If you can't find one, you can still buy a peripheral... Read More »

Can diskettes be ghosted?

A diskette can be ghosted. This is also referred to as diskette cloning. Ghost stands for "General Hardware-Oriented System Transfer." The software is commonly used to back up files in case somethi... Read More »

How do I dispose of diskettes?

Delete DataErase all data from the old disks. Place each disk in the computer drive slot. Locate the drive icon and right click on it to select format. Select "full format." This will delete all da... Read More »

Types of Diskettes?

Since 1971, computers have been able to store and access data on floppy diskettes. This means of data storage was invented at IBM by a team lead by Alan Shugart. Since then, floppy diskettes have e... Read More »