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Having trouble using a USB floppy drive when using an answer file for installing XP

satmanuk asked
Last Modified: 2008-01-09
Hi all,

For my job i install windows a lot. This can be on a whole bunch of different hardware platforms, but it is always XP.

I use an answer file on a floppy to automate the install. This works well for me.

I am coming across more and more machines that have no floppy drive in them so i want to use a USB floppy drive or a USB pen drive.

When i tried the USB floppy drive this didnt work even though USB support was enabled in the bios.

Any ideas how i can fix this?

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