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Floppy Drive A

The type of the first floppy drive. The choices normally are:

  • 1.44 MB: A normal 3.5" drive.
  • 1.2 MB: A normal 5.25" drive.
  • 2.88 MB: A high-density 3.5" drive, found on some newer systems.
  • 720 KB: A low-density 3.5" drive.
  • 360 KB: A low-density 5.25" drive.
  • None: No floppy drive present in the "floppy A" position. May read "not installed" or similar.

This setting usually defaults to a 1.44 MB 3.5" drive, the most common type currently in use.

Next: Floppy Drive B

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