And you thought the floppy was dead!!

  canarieslover 19:07 29 Apr 2010
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It's been a long time since I have actually used one, but there still seem to be a lot of users out there.
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  Quickbeam 19:15 29 Apr 2010

It is as far as I'm concerned!

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 20:37 29 Apr 2010

Quite a few modern European (UK inculded) trains safety, signalling and security systems still require floppy drive use.

  jjss 22:10 29 Apr 2010

Must of us pc users use a floppy disk everyday, it normally the 'Save' icon, which is a "floppy disk"...

  peter99co 22:10 29 Apr 2010

Maplin have an external drive still available @ £26 but how much longer?

  canarieslover 22:46 29 Apr 2010

I must admit it was the list of other uses, apart from the normal save/load data, that amused me.

  ronalddonald 12:06 30 Apr 2010

Now dont all floppy on me

  Legolas 13:30 30 Apr 2010

The only time I have used a floppy in the last few years was to load the drivers for a scsi drive when installing windows. Is there now a better way or does it still ask you to "insert disk into drive 'A'"? I had to go out and buy a USB floppy drive and I haven't used it since

  ronalddonald 16:18 30 Apr 2010

last time i used a floppy was about three years ago using floppies from WH smith, i still hate using floppies because of the data being read or having data saved on it you know that sound.

  Proclaimer 16:42 30 Apr 2010

I still search out original games on 3.5 inch floppy disk as well as download images to put onto blanks for my gaming habit.

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