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diskette

a semiflexible plastic, oxide-coated disk contained in a special flat plastic box or jacket that is used in a computer disk drive. Diskettes have been largely replaced by higher capacity storage devices.
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In Quill, the Court noted that "although title to a few floppy diskettes present in a [s]tate might constitute some minimal nexus," the Court would reject any "slightest presence" standard of constitutional nexus.
Alternatively, it's possible to store and protect all sensitive data on diskettes.
The IBM guide does summarize the power-on self test, and it provides error examples, a printer problem chart, and an excellent explanation of the diagnostic diskette that accompanies the guide.
Scan newly received disks and files for viruses, including newly bought shrink-wrapped diskettes.
Target markets include students of all ages, home and office computer users, creative artists, 'designing and discriminating' diskette users, and anyone who 'just wants to be different.
0 supports Windows 95, 98, XP, Me, 2000, and NT operating systems and can recover from various types of media including IDE/ATA/EIDE hard drives, SCSI drives, floppy diskettes, Zip and Jaz removable media, and digital media (CompactFlash, SmartMedia, memory sticks).
5" diskette manufacturers, North America's leading software duplicator and a global provider of software manufacturing and distribution services, announced today plans to manufacture compact discs (CD-ROMs) at its 125,000 square foot, state-of-the-art Arnprior, Ontario, Canada diskette manufacturing facility.
Personalized Interactive Direct Mail is an effective medium because of people's natural curiosity and the perceived value of a diskette.
At 300 diskettes per hour, the Series 8000ST duplicates and verifies a diskette every 12 seconds from a single spindle," states Michael Rosengarten, Trace Vice President and Software Manufacturing Systems General Manager.