Floppy drive terms

Updated: 05/03/2022 by Computer Hope
Definition of a computer floppy disk
Definition of a computer floppy disk drive
Top 10 floppy drive terms
Floppy diskette

Storage devices
Secondary storage device
Tab
Floppy
FDD
Format
Disk
Floppy cable
Magnetic media
Write protection

Number

3.5-Inch diskette
5.25-Inch diskette

A

A:
Access light

B

B:
Backing storage
Bad sector
Berg connector
Bootable disk
Boot sector

C

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D
Disk drive

Disk
Disk copy
Disk crash
Disk density
Disk drive
Disk driver
Disk envelope
Diskette
Diskette drive
Disk jacket
Disk notcher
Disk pack
Disk unit
DMF
Double-density disk
Double-sided Disk
Dual disk drive

E

Extended Density Format

F

FD
FDC
FDD
Ferric oxide
Flippy disk
Floppy
Floppy cable
Floppy disk
Floptical
Format

G

GCR
Group code recording

H

HD disk
Head slot
HiFD
High capacity Floppy Disk
High-density diskette

I

IDC

J

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K

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L

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M

Magnetic media
Media
MFM encoding
MO diskette

N

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O

Offline storage

P

Preformatted

Q

Quad Density

R

Removable disk
Rigid disk

S

ScanDisk
Secondary storage device
Single-density diskette
Single-sided diskette
Source data disk
Storage device
Store

T

Tab
TPI
Track

U

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V

Volume label
Volume name

W

Work disk
Write mode
Write-protect

X

XDF

Y

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Z

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