Who invented the CD and floppy and when?
The digital compact disc, now commonplace in stereos and computers, was invented in the late 1960s by James T. Russell. The first floppy was made by IBM around 1970 (this was an 8" floppy). The 5 1/4" floppy was introduced in 1976 and Sony pioneered the 3 1/2 floppy with a hard shell in 1981.
It is True cause ibm OWNES Actually, it was Invented by Yoshiro Nakamatsu in the 1970's but he licensed the patents to Sony so gets no credit for inventing the basic technology.
There are a number of differences between CD and floppy discs. Floppy discs are magnetic and use magnetism to store data, CD drives are optical and read pits in a reflective surface using a laser. CD's have a much higher data density than floppy discs. CD's are a much higher capacity and can be read at much higher speeds than floppy discs.
Where can you get a CD or a floppy disk for your Motorola V195 cell phone so you can connect it to your computer?
Can you download windows xp home edition recovery disks on a CD instead of floppy when you don't have a floppy drive?
The improvements in computer technology have grown by leaps in bounds in recent years. One big improvement has been the change from the floppy disk to the CD ROM. Floppy disks were large and really did not hold a lot of data. On the other hand a CD ROM is an internal or external drive that plays all types of CDs making it more versatile. CDs also hold a lot more information then a floppy…
Hard Drive:Possibly because your filesystem is broken or corrupt. TO FIX: MUST HAVE WINDOWS INSTALL DISK/RESTORE, THEN REINSTALL, MUST HAVE ACTIVATION KEY FOR REINSTALL! CD/DVD DRIVE: WORN OUT DISC, BROKEN CD/DVD PLAYER, CORRUPT/BROKEN OR NO FILESYSTEM, NO FILESYSTEM AS IN YOU NEED TO FORMAT THE DISC OR REPLACE YOUR CD/DVD DRIVE OR REPLUG IDE PLUG. FLOPPY DISK:NO FLOPPY IN DRIVE, BROKEN/DAMAGED DRIVE, CORRUPT OR UNFORMATTED DISK, UNPLUGGED IDE ON MOTHERBOARD. FIX: FORMAT FLOPPY, REPLACE FLOPPY…