Use a physical floppy drive or a floppy image to add a floppy drive to a virtual machine.

1

Start the Add Hardware wizard.

2

Select Floppy Drive, and click Next.

3

Select the type of floppy media to use:

A physical floppy drive to give the guest access to the floppy on the host.

A floppy image, which is a file on the host that stores data in the same format as a physical floppy disk.

A blank floppy image to create and use a blank floppy image.

4

Click Next.

5

Specify the location of the floppy drive or image.

If you selected Use a physical floppy drive, select either client or host as the device location and select the drive from the drop-down menu.

If you selected Use a floppy image, browse to the floppy image.

If you selected Create a blank floppy image, browse to the floppy image.

6

To have the floppy drive connected to the virtual machine when you power it on, select Connect at power on.

7

Click Next.

8

Review the information on the Ready to Complete page, and click Finish.