How Magnets Affect Computer Disks

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How Magnets Affect Computer Disks BackGround         One of the most commonly used Computer data storaged mediums is a Computer Disk or a Floppy. These are used in everyday life, in either our workplace or at home. These disks have many purposes, such as: Storing data: Floppies can be used to store software/data for short preiods of time, Transferring data: Floppies are used to transfer/copy data from one computer to another. Hiding data: Floppies …

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…part of the present file would be necessary for its correct use and any bad sectors would almost destroy the file and make it worthless. Conclusion:         In conclusion,         this experiment proved that floppies are very sensitive to magnets and should not be brought near them at anytime. When the magnets were brought near the floppies, the disks were damaged and the weakest magnet caused the least damage and the strongest magnet caused the most damage.