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Floppy disk label lock

Here's another "floppy drive won't read..." problem. Note the disk label. Note the label sealing the disk's protective access cover shut. His Quicken data should be quite safe.

Credit: Reprinted with permission from Rod Shelley

By Bill Detwiler

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