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PC System with Reduced Flow of External Dust through Removable Media Drives

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000015478D
Original Publication Date: 2001-Dec-29
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-20

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Disclosed is an invention to prevent the flow of dust through a diskette drive or another type of removable media drive to reduce the potential for dust to gather and stick to the read/write heads in the drive. In today's PC market, the diskette drive is the least used device shipped standard on a PC system. OS, application program and device driver developers no longer distribute their products on diskette simply