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It really depends on the extent of the damage. You have to keep in mind that a floppy disk is a magnetic media, and hence the data stored on it is extremely vunerable. My general opinion is that you probably wouldn't be able to repair a physical damage, and hence, you'd end up losing all the data that's on it. Sometimes, if the damage is minimal you may be able to retrieve some data by using file-undeleting/retrieving software. But, this again is a matter of luck.

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