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What are best practices for cleaning floppy drive heads?

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When working with legacy floppy disks, do you ever clean the drive heads? If so, when? Are there any established best practices for floppy drive maintenance?
asked Jul 30, 2014 by ChristiePeterson (530 points)

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A Q-tip and denatured alcohol sometimes works. Just make sure the drive head is fully dry.
answered Aug 6, 2014 by mgallinger (850 points)
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