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How to Restore Data from Floppy Disk

Floppy disk- its name recalls us of the old times when people use it for aging system's emergency boots. Despite the fact that it is not that common used than old days, a floppy disk is more like an obsolete compared with the current popular thumb drives, writable CDs. But the truth we can not deny is, there still many situations in which people are preferring to use such a disk as an convenient tool for transferring data from one to another.

Anyway, the floppy disk is a portable disk storage medium which will be read and written by a floppy disk drive(FFD). It has three main sizes- 8-inch (200 mm) media and later in 5.25-inch (133 mm) and 3.5-inch (89 mm). Whichever size you choose, its data storage theory is almost the same, written in sectors and tracks. Honestly speaking, it is not the most useful way to have data stored, not to mention the disadvantage that the disk surface is not with available drive electronics. In that case, if you have accidentally forgotten to do backups for your floppy disk data and it suddenly crashes, all your stored data there would become nothing, everything turns to a nightmare.

Want to get data back? If you are uncertain about what to do, there are several tips you may follow to get rid of such floppy disk data losses, avoid getting stuck for a long time worrying about how to get data back. However, here is aimed at offering you some references to have a solution for restoring data from floppy disk, not just implying the right or wrong things for us to do.

Method 1. Restart computer to try the floppy disk on it for one more time.

Method 2. Place the floppy disk on another computer to see it works or not.

Method 3: If the mentioned above methods can not help you, search for a data recovery software on software download sites. Free or paid, there are always many.

Step 1: Before start, if you still have doubts about how to recover data with it, read software Using Guide Book at first.

Step 2: Install and run the software to have a complete recovery process.

Method 4: Use iAidsoft Data Rescue.

Step 1: Run iAidsoft Data Rescue on your computer and start a check on what data you have lost in floppy disk.

Step2: Select what to recover, click "Recover Now" button to begin a recovery.

Step 3: Open your recovered floppy disk files to see the recovery results.

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