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End of an era: Sony to stop producing Floppy Discs

by Slikkster / April 25, 2010 10:59 PM PDT
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Not Surprised, Goodbye Mr Floppy
by quasar-atl / April 26, 2010 12:10 AM PDT

Yeah Slikkster,
I remember when software use to come out on floppy disks; Ahhh Yes, those were the days.... Wink

Windows 3.11 - 8 Floppy Disks
Norton Desktop for Windows 3.1 - 7 Floppy Disks
Wing Commander 2 - 14 Floppy Disks
Eye of the Beholder - 5 Floppy Disks
WordPerfect 6.0 for DOS - 7 Floppy Disks
Lotus 123 for DOS - 5 Floppy Disks
Windows 95 - 13 Floppy Disks
Windows NT 3.1 - 22 Floppy Disks
Macintosh System 7 - 8 Floppy Disks
ClarisWorks 4.0 for Macintosh - 6 Floppy Disks

Wait a minute! I also remember these Floppy Disks errors as well:

"Floppy disk fail (40)"
"Floppy disk fail (80)"
"Data error reading drive A:/B:"
"Sector not found"
"General failure reading drive A:"

On second thought, good riddance! Happy

Later.. Happy

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How could you leave out:
by DangMI / April 26, 2010 1:05 AM PDT

MS Office Standard Edition 4.0 (not including Access - THAT would have been the Pro version!). I think it was 26 "high density" disks!

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Good post on; floppy vs paper vs iPad...
by shmody / April 26, 2010 2:23 AM PDT
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