You can configure a virtual floppy drive to connect to a physical floppy drive installed on the host system.

1

In the Hardware section of the Summary tab, select the floppy drive from the drop-down menu and click Edit.

2

In the Floppy Drive window, select Host Media.

3

To change the status of the floppy drive, make the appropriate changes in the Device Status section.

4

To change the connection settings, in the Connection section, select an option.

Option

Description

Physical Drive

Allows you to select a physical floppy drive installed on the host system. Available only when the virtual machine is powered off.

Floppy Image

Allows you to use an existing floppy image located on the host.

New Floppy Images

Allows you to create a floppy image on the host.

5

Click OK.