How do I dispose of diskettes?

Answer 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 »

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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 »

How do I download to diskettes?

Insert a blank diskette in the disk drive. Floppy diskettes can only hold about 1 megabyte of data so you will only be able to download small files. Select the file or files you wish to copy or dow... 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 »

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 »