Floppy drive terms

Updated: 08/02/2019 by Computer Hope
Definition of a computer floppy disk
Definition of a computer floppy disk drive
Floppy drive top 10 terms
Floppy diskette

Storage devices
Secondary storage device
Tab
Computer floppy disk drive
Computer floppy disk
Floppy cable
Format
Removable disk
Bootable disk
Magnetic media

Number

3.5-Inch diskette
5.25-Inch diskette

A

A:
Access light

B

B:
Bad sector
Berg connector
Bootable disk
Boot sector

C
Currently no listings
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

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

G

GCR
Group code recording

H

Head slot
HiFD
High capacity Floppy Disk
High-density disk

I

IDC

J
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K
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L

Floppy drive

M

Magnetic media
Media
MFM encoding
MO diskette

N
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O

Off-line storage

P

Preformatted

Q

Quad Density

R

Removable disk
Rigid disk

S

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

T

Tab
TPI
Track

U
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V

Volume label
Volume name

W

Work disk
Write mode
Write protection

X

XDF

Y
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Z
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