Digital forensics troubleshooting

For further advice or support in recovering data from old media contact the University Data Forensics Lab

  • The drive is not reading my floppy disk?
    1. Verify the disk is not write protected by sliding the tab in the top corner into the opposite position
    2. Not all 3.5" floppy disk will work. The magnetic tape on floppy disk looses data over time as the magnetic field degrades, additional since a floppy drive is a mechanical device with moving parts, it will eventually fail.

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