Date: Around 1999
I accidentally deleted a folder from a floppy disk.
The folder contained about 10 files. When you delete files on a floppy are
they written over or are they still there and is there some way to
restore them (a utility such as Norton Utilities perhaps)? I have not
written anything to this floppy since I deleted the folder.
Paul, there might be a chance that you can get you files back. Norton
might have a utility that will be able to get your information. It is a
good thing that you have not written anything to the disk this will
increase the odds of getting all of your information back. Also, make
sure you keep a backup of all your information when working with
floppies, they are easily damaged, by magnets and other environmental
factors. It might be a bit of a pain, but it will help you sleep better
at night knowing that you have 2 copies of your work.
Joe Noga MCP, N+
Argonne National Laboratory
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