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Let's Scratch a Floppy Disk!

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+warwagon    13,095

 

In this video I put files on a Floppy Disk and intentionally scratch it to see if Spinrite can help recover data.

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Matthew S.    994

Remind me to never leave physical media around you... lol

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+BudMan    3,533

Who and the F still uses floppies??  I mean really??

 

They have been dead what 20 years..  Didn't sony announce they stop making them even like in 2010, which well over 10 years since they where actually dead.. 

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+warwagon    13,095
27 minutes ago, BudMan said:

Who and the F still uses floppies??  I mean really??

 

They have been dead what 20 years..  Didn't sony announce they stop making them even like in 2010, which well over 10 years since they where actually dead.. 

LOL ... never implied anyone did ... I was just bored and it sounded like a lot of fun, and it was!

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+fusi0n    2,045

Damn, I could of used that floppy to copy the latest doom WADs!

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+warwagon    13,095
5 minutes ago, fusi0n said:

Damn, I could of used that floppy to copy the latest doom WADs!

If you need some, I have more.

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+BudMan    3,533
1 hour ago, fusi0n said:

Damn, I could of used that floppy to copy the latest doom WADs!

No not really - since many of them are larger than 1.4MB ;)  Just looked at one that came out last year and its 3.1MB ;) hehehehe

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