The reason I’m asking is because the trusty 11 year old PC I use in my fabric shop has finally bitten the dust. I’ve replaced it with a refurbished Dell 660s and I love it, but all of my data files are on 1.44MB floppy disks.
I found out today that the company that wrote the software I use has a new version available that’ll work on my new computer, but I’ll need to retrieve the data files from the floppies.
I was hoping I could just buy a 3.5″ floppy drive and install it in the computer. Is that possible? Can you even still buy a floppy drive? As you can tell, I’m a little on the dumb side when it comes to computers.
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