Reply to post: Re: No story to share, but...

It's round and wobbles, but madam, it's a mouse pad, not a floppy disk

JQW

Re: No story to share, but...

I once had to use a 486 workstation that had a major design fault - the power on switch was on the front of the case and at just the right height so that pushing the keyboard back would hit the switch and power the thing down. The vendor of these things also touted them as low-end servers at the time. No wonder the manufacturer went bust.

As for floppies, I recall having to once install an early version of NT from a stack of floppies - over 40 of them - as the workplace had a policy of not ordering software on CD.

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