How do I use diskettes?

Answer 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 »

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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 »

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 »

How do diskettes work?

Diskettes or floppy disks are means in which computer files and data can be stored. Using a floppy disk drive, the diskette or floppy disk can be inserted to read, add or write data.Size of a diske... Read More »

How Do I Erase Old Diskettes?

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 »