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Re: usb-key files locked by unknown

On Sun, Oct 18, 2009 at 08:33:44AM -0500, green wrote:
> Mark Grieveson wrote at 2009-10-17 21:04 -0500:
> > My mom, who uses an old DOS 286 (with WordPerfect 5.1), has some five
> > and a quarter inch floppies (the ones that actually were floppy) and
> > these still work.  It seems the newer things get, the quicker they
> > break.  Archeologists years from now will find her solid 286 machine,
> > still working, and will study Leisure Suit Larry for clues about our
> > civilization (which, frankly, is as accurate a portrayal as any). 
> Those must be much better 5.25" floppies than what I have had...

I just rebooted a 486 class machine (old packard bell) that boots off
a 3.5" floppy. It hasn't been rebooted in a couple of years at
least. I was really worried that it wouldn't come up, but whaddaya
know! I'm sure I only get a couple more of those reboots before that
floppy disk dies forever...


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