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Phyllis56
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I have old floppy disks MFD-2DD I purchased a floppy disk reader but my computer will not recognize

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well what does the floppy disk label show.?

vast classes FD exist.

this readier is it USB modern Floppy disk reader?

Sony MFD 2DD 3.5 Inch Micro Floppy Disk

to read any such disk it must  be for DOS or windows, NO PC told by you sure newer 8.1 PC. sure.

but the disks format must  correct,

and not corrupted as more are now from AGE and vast stray magnetic fields like getting them near magnets or motors.

how many  disks are there.

and the labels, say what.

persons today , nobody uses these now, for sure that old.  what is your purpose here just curious find old disks at a garage sale?

NO warranty answers by me.

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savvy2
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well what does the floppy disk label show.?

vast classes FD exist.

this readier is it USB modern Floppy disk reader?

Sony MFD 2DD 3.5 Inch Micro Floppy Disk

to read any such disk it must  be for DOS or windows, NO PC told by you sure newer 8.1 PC. sure.

but the disks format must  correct,

and not corrupted as more are now from AGE and vast stray magnetic fields like getting them near magnets or motors.

how many  disks are there.

and the labels, say what.

persons today , nobody uses these now, for sure that old.  what is your purpose here just curious find old disks at a garage sale?

NO warranty answers by me.

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Thank you so much for your help. I will take your advice and try to see if an old computer will read them. I have approx. 100 of the disks. I had an embroidery business years ago and at that time the embroidery machine read floppy disks. I have decided to go back in the business and was hoping to retrieve some of the old designs I had and put them on flash drives as that is what the newer embroidery machines take. Thanks again for you help.

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