Re: Get rid of errors on your floppy disks. If you want some further reading on the HFS format used on the floppies, it is available on Wikipedia. There are so many variables in terms of emailing and ISP variations that this page cannot possibly cover them. Yes, though you should also shred it afterward to ensure the data is irretrievable. Very un-Mac-like! You may need to be a little rough to open it up. With its supplied software free for personal useit reads the actual magnetic flux changes which is to say: 1s and 0s right off the floppy disk.
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I also have over a dozen cases of brand new floppy disk labels on tractor . Field, can be used to totally wipe Floppy disks clean in bulk.
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Lots of people have floppy disks sitting around collecting dust without any idea what kind of information is on. If I put a magnet to one of those old floppy disks or to a hard disk drive would that in effect be a secure erase?
But interesting I put a magnet on.
If the floppy material can be Stuffed with a Stuffit product version 5 or newer, that is most likely to work out best. What i am calling System 3 is actually System 3. Joined: Dec 13 - There are likely a few others that can be found by a competent WWW search. They are like normal magnets, but way more powerful. Especially the part about the 1.
transferred from the disks, consider erasing or destroying them. Discussion of Apple Macintosh MFS and HFS floppy disks, with emphasis on K diskettes and Mac OS 8 The K MFS diskette format is not supported by. the modern Internet or modern archival mass storage back to your Vintage Mac. Ever encounter a floppy disk that keeps giving you an error in the Search on Ebay for "bulk tape eraser " and you'll see many matches.
I had some drives that were defective and needed to be RMA'ed.
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This option became available circa Open Transport 1. Windows Latest: thecamper41 4 minutes ago.
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Safely and properly using command-line software via Terminal is well outside the scope of this web page. The variable speed of rotation is hard wired into the Apple 3.