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Re: [ARSCLIST] Thanks! Was: *Windows* Floppy Disc Blues--aka data recovery software suggestions?
On 31/01/2007 you wrote;
ak> I'm completely convinced that this was a total, freakish fluke. I
ak> mean, trouble with a 3.5" floppy? Come on!
Well, I wouldn't be so sure about that.
A friend of mine recently gave me his Prophet 2000 keyboard. At the
same time he also gave me his sound library of 200+ floppies. I
suppose they are around 20 years old. At a rough estimate, about 90%
of these are no longer readable!
I've had floppies much younger than these die on me. Personally, I
wouldn't trust a floppy any more than any other digital media (and a
lot less than some).
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