Linked by Hadrien Grasland on Thu 13th Jan 2011 12:53 UTC, submitted by sawboss
Hardware, Embedded Systems "The question that forms the title of this article has recently been posted on the Super User Q&A site for computer enthusiasts. At first I was shocked at how silly a question it was as everyone should know that, right? But then I started to think about it and realized anyone under a certain age probably has no clue."
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Comment by pashar
by pashar on Thu 13th Jan 2011 14:11 UTC
pashar
Member since:
2006-07-12

Funny part is that most current computers still have floppy controllers. That's why windows still reserves A: and B: letters.

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RE: Comment by pashar
by pandronic on Thu 13th Jan 2011 14:33 in reply to "Comment by pashar"
pandronic Member since:
2006-05-18

What's up with drive letters?

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RE: Comment by pashar
by Delgarde on Thu 13th Jan 2011 20:26 in reply to "Comment by pashar"
Delgarde Member since:
2008-08-19

Funny part is that most current computers still have floppy controllers. That's why windows still reserves A: and B: letters.


My computer even still has the drive. It's not actually connected - it's just there to stop dust getting in through the whole the case manufacturer provided for one.

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