[Coco] 360K 3.5 inch floppies... hmmm
georgeramsower at gmail.com
Tue Feb 10 23:36:09 EST 2009
I think you missed something here. These are unformatted diskettes. All my
software and data are already backed up in numerous ways, including onto
this PC and CDs.
I was looking for a way to keep these floppies in good shape for future
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike Pepe"
> I'd say the best thing to do would be to read the disks and save them as
> images onto a more modern storage medium.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: George Ramsower
>> Sent: Tuesday, February 10, 2009 2:26 PM
>> I'm wondering if anyone knows a way to preserve the integrity of the
>> on these difficult to find discs.
>> I keep my unused and unformatted stuff in the dark, humiditiy and
>> temperature controlled environment(My Darkroom).
>> Is there a known way to preserve these things any better? Maybe drop
>> in liquid Nitrogen and keep them there until ready to use? hehe
>> Really, what is the best method of making sure the magnetic media
>> fall off the darned thing or, whatever goes wrong over the years.
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