Super dumb question but I just learned from my bios that I can use 5.25 floppy disks as my drive A.

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    DK59

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    Does Windows XP actually support this at all? C as n I put my 5.25 floppy drive in my 5.25 drive bay? will I finally be able to use my floppy disks on a more modern computer with usb support?
     
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    If it's supported in the BIOS, it should work ok in XP. My BIOS has support for 5.25" floppy too, but I've not tried it.
     
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    It does work on XP :p
     
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