j0089184.wmf (7164 bytes)The Floppy Diskette Drive

Once the most advanced of storage devices, floppy diskettes are normally used a temporary storage containers or transportation media for data.  A standard floppy diskette can hold 1.44 MB of computer data.  This amounts to a rather large number of pages if translated to the paper standard for textual information.   Computer diskettes are not as reliable or fast as the internal storage drives on the computer.  They are also the primary vector of virus infection in the computer world.

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