Tips

Dave's Tips on Floppy Disk Care.

(Mainly, but not exclusively for PCWs)

Most floppy disk problems are caused by mains voltage fluctuations (usually dips), poor quality disks, or operator error. They can almost always be avoided by a proper backing up strategy. These tips, compiled from experience in salvaging thousands of floppy disks, may help to prevent future disasters.

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Last revised: 9th August 2002