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Why do you think so many manufacturers build computers without floppy disks?
New computers no longer include floppy drives; CD/ROM drives and flash drives have replaced them.manufacturers and retailers progressively reduced the availability floppy drives and disks; widespread support for USB flash drives and BIOS boot [ support helped them. In February 2003, Dell announced floppy drives would no longer be pre-installed on Dell Dimension home computers, although still available as a selectable option and purchasable as an aftermarket OEM add-on.[9] On 29 January 2007, PC World stated that only 2% of the computers they sold contained built-in floppy disk drives; once
present stocks were exhausted, no more standard floppies would be sold.[10] In 2009, Hewlett-Packard stopped supplying standard floppy drives on business desktops Read more: The Meaning of Floppy Drives | eHow.com ]
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