Warped or bent floppies

From: Sam Ismail <dastar_at_ncal.verio.com>
Date: Sun Dec 13 14:52:52 1998

On Sat, 12 Dec 1998, David C. Jenner wrote:

> I have a few floppies, both 8-inch and 5.25-inch, whose outer sleeves
> have been warped or bent due to various reasons over the years.
> Although it appears that the inner, flexible media are OK, I am
> reluctant to try to read and copy these without taking some sort of
> precautions.

Its very easy to open up the warped pocket, remove the magnetic media, and
put it into a newer disk pocket with its media removed. Problem solved.

Sellam Alternate e-mail: dastar_at_siconic.com
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