Oracle's VirtualBox virtual machine program creates virtual hardware devices that guest operating systems can install on and use. The guest operating systems run in a window on the host operating system. VirtualBox can create a virtual floppy disk drive that uses a floppy disk image file on the computer. The virtual machine can access the floppy disk image like a real floppy disk drive, including booting from the floppy disk image inside the virtual machine.
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- Moderately Easy
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Select a virtual machine by clicking its name in the VirtualBox window.
Click the "Machine" menu at the top of the VirtualBox window, and click "Settings."
Click the "Storage" category in the settings window.
Right-click in the storage tree pane, and click "Add Floppy Controller."
Right-click the "Floppy Controller" device, and click "Add Floppy Device."
Click the "Choose Disk" button in the prompt window that appears.
Navigate to the floppy disk image file on your computer, and double-click it.
Tips and warnings
- You can adjust the boot order in the "System" category in the settings window. By default, VirtualBox boots from the floppy disk first, if it's available.
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