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BIOS Parameters and Issues

Virtually all PCs support two floppy drives through the standard BIOS setup. The standard BIOS setup screen provides access to the two setup parameters where you tell the system what types of floppy drives are in the system. Support for different drive types is generally based on support from the controller, and the BIOS parameters are arranged so that you can only select the drives that the controller can handle.

In addition, there are a couple of other BIOS parameters that are directly related to the floppy drives:

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