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floppy, floppy disk

See diskette.
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The fast-moving world of technology has made floppy disks virtually redundant just 36 years after they were invented, the chain said.
Computer retailer PC World has revealed that it will no longer sell floppy disk storage devices once its current stock is sold.
Viruses can reach a computer in many ways, such as through files downloaded from the internet, e-mail attachments, floppy disks, CD-ROMs, etc.
Floppy disk drives have been the most widely used method of transferring data between computers since the dawn of the computer age, but they soon may go the way of the dinosaur.
SAY farewell to the floppy disk - it will soon to be history.
The only storage devices suitable for file-sharing were on the server: a floppy drive and a CD-ROM reader.
MANY people still find floppy disks useful for sharing files and small images.
Marked polypoid changes in the anterior end of the middle turbinate and floppy mobile polyps arising from the anterior end of the middle turbinate can obstruct the middle meatus and cause maxillary, ethmoid, or frontal sinusitis.
The San Jose, California Electro-Mechanics division of Samsung Electronics Co is the latest entrant into the replacement floppy disk market, and last week previewed its Pro-FD 123Mb floppy drive.
Computer technology can lend a hand in determining what information is pertinent, what software can meet your needs, and whether these programs are available only for the Windows operating system and come only on floppy disks.
These insert into a floppy drive and cannot be removed without a key.
A floppy disk consists of a memory disk and a pair of disk shells provided with a liner inside for protecting the memory disk.