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Old 07-19-2006, 09:27 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I am planning on formatting my hard drive soon and reinstalling windows XP.

Will my computer have any problems seeing my boot disk using my USB external floppy drive...or will things work like they would normally work if i had an internal floppy drive.



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Old 07-19-2006, 09:36 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I'm not sure, it doesn't hurt to try it.

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Old 07-19-2006, 09:40 PM   #3 (permalink)
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It depends on your BIOS.

Most BIOS's will see Floppy, HD, and CD-ROM. You could apply a BIOS update, which may let it see external USB drives.
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