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    Hardware vs software: the eternal battle. I did the math. If you were to use a 360k floppy drive to install Windows 8 (if that were even possible), it would take well over 5,500 disks.

    Sherwood Harrington, 2812 photography, and 3 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Sven Loach 19 months ago | reply

      Jesus, looks so ancient!

    2. Lisa Karloo (Off, why bother?) 19 months ago | reply

      Made me smile. Such fun! Great one!

    3. marysmyth(NOLA 13) 19 months ago | reply

      :-) OMG they still exist. Hard to imagine having to use 5500 disks.

    4. ** RCB ** 19 months ago | reply

      This one was on the bottom of a drawer, the machine that could read it has long-since been recycled. But your comment prompted me to google the topic: Yes, you can still buy new floppy disks. www.athana.com/html/diskette.html

    5. Lisa Ouellette 19 months ago | reply

      I still have an 8" diskette here somewhere. It contains my very first digital resume.

    6. Bugalugsrox 19 months ago | reply

      Ha Ha, ................ ps, you're good at math too!

    7. bunchadogs & susan [off and on] 19 months ago | reply

      well thank goodness you don't install with floppy disks.
      and I have a MAC.
      Seen on your photo stream. ( ?² )

    8. laurentmatignon 8 months ago | reply

      Just wanted to let you know that I used this pic for an article:
      Please don't hesitate if you have any comment.
      Best Regards

    9. flameslash2 6 months ago | reply

      Nice Picture, good software
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