Floppy drive terms

Updated: 10/17/2017 by Computer Hope
Definition of a computer floppy disk
Definition of a computer floppy disk drive
Floppy Drive Top 10 Terms

Bootable floppy disketteStorage devices
Secondary storage device
Tab
Computer floppy disk drive
Computer floppy disk
Floppy cable
Removable disk
Magnetic media
Bootable disk
Disk drive

Number

3.5-Inch diskette
5.25-Inch diskette

A

A:
Access light

B

B:
Bad sector
Berg connector
Boot sector
Bootable disk

C
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D

disk driveDisk
Disk copy
Disk crash
Disk density
Disk drive
Disk driver
Disk envelope
Disk jacket
Disk notcher
Disk pack
Disk unit
Diskette
Diskette drive
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
Store
Source data disk
Storage devices

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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