What is a floppy diskette?

Answer Floppy diskettes, or floppy disks, are a type of storage medium used to transfer files from one computer to another. They are also used as a medium to back up or save important information.HistoryT... Read More »

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How do I format a floppy diskette?

FormattingClick "Start," "Computer." Right-click on "Floppy Disk Drive (A:)" and choose "Format..."Data ErasureType an optional "Volume label" name and click "Start." A Warning sign appears stating... Read More »

What is a Diskette?

A diskette is a form of magnetic storage that is portable and housed in a plastic container. While diskettes were the primary form of data storage in the 1970s through most of the 1990s, they have ... Read More »

What is a diskette drive?

A diskette drive is a piece of computer hardware that allows you to read data from and write data to diskettes, or floppy disks, for data storage. Diskette drives are not prevalent today due to mor... Read More »

Why are floppy discs so called, when they aren't floppy at all?

If you soak them in water for three years then they do become floppy, that's why.