A disk drive that reads from or writes on removable diskettes.
The diskette drive is where 3.5 inch diskettes are inserted letting you read or store relatively small amounts of data. Suffering the same fate as the floppy disk, the diskette drive is becoming obsolete with the CD and DVD drives which are able to store and record far more data than the diskette
A peripheral storage device that uses removable diskettes to store and retrieve data. Diskette drives are also called Floppy Drives, have the smallest capacity among storage media and are the slowest to operate. Diskette drives usually are used for backups and transporting files among PCs.
A peripheral storage device used to record data to and retrieve data from diskettes. The diskette drive, usually referred to as the A: or B.: drive, has a smaller storage capacity than a hard drive and a CD-ROM drive and is the slowest to operate. Diskette drives are usually used for temporary and portable backup document storage. Also called a floppy disk drive.
The diskette drive is a removable-storage device which comes as a combination module with a CD-ROM drive or DVD-ROM drive in the computer's media bay. The diskette drive lets you install programs and transfer data using 3.5-inch diskettes.