What is a floppy disk made out of?

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Why is a floppy disk called floppy?

A floppy disk is called a floppy because the original floppies were 8 inches wide and the disk was made out of vinyl so they were really flimsy and "floppy" hence came the name floppy

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What is floppy disk slot?

a floppy disk slot is what you put the floppy disk in on a CPU

What is the difference between a floppy disk and a floppy drive?

A floppy disk is a magnetic disk used to store computer data. A floppy drive is the drive that the disk is inserted into to read and write data on the floppy disk.

What was the original size of the first floppy disk ever made?

The the original size of the first floppy disk ever made, was 8 inches and stored 80 kilobytes.

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Does a floppy disk rotate faster than a hard disk?

no the floppy disk rotate slower its because hard disk rotate faster then floppy disk

What is floppy disk management?

It's higher than Floppy Disk Associate, but not quite Floppy Disk Board of Directors.

How much memory has a floppy disk?

The 3½ inch floppy disk has 1.44 MB disk space. The 5¼ inch floppy disk has 1.2 MB disk space. The 8 inches floppy disk has about 1 MB disk space.

Does a floppy disk read and save information?

A floppy disk DRIVE can read, erase and save information on a floppy disk. The disk can't do it by himself.

What are the strengths of a floppy disk?

what are the strengths of a floppy disk

What you inside a floppy disk into a so that data stored in the floppy disk can be read?

To read a floppy disk, you insert a floppy disk into a floppy disk drive. Not all computers have floppy disk drives. Typically desktop computers or ones that stand on the floor have floppy disk drives. New machines today allow a USB thumb drive (USB flash memory storage device) to be used in place of a floppy drive. All modern computersy have USB connections. If you need to read a floppy disk and you computer does not have a floppy disk drive, you can purchase a USB connected floppy disk drive for your computer.