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Evolution of the Floppy Disk Drive

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Floppy drives still have an important role in personal computers but have reduced in popularity for the purpose of mass storing data. Floppies still remain the best way for transferring small amounts of data from PC to PC ideal for troubleshooting and diagnostics of hardware problems.

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Floppy Disk Drive Manufacturers

Choosing a manufacturer or model of drive at current times involves relatively little attention, as all floppies perform at a the same level.

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Floppy Disk Drive And Troubleshooting

A floppy drive is more commonly used as part of a troubleshooting procedure when a computer system refuses to start up correctly. With the advent of bootable CD-ROM drives and CD media, the floppy is quickly becoming an obsolete part of technology. In fact, may end-users who are purchasing their first computer may choose not to have a system built with a floppy drive to reduce the overall cost of the system.

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