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intel d975xbx board, loading F6 drivers from USB

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I am installing Windows XP Pro on the above mentioned board.  I need to hit F6 and load drivers for the Intel RAID.  The PC has a floppy drive, but I have no floppy disk.

Can I somehow load the drivers from my USB drive?

thanks

cliff
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xp only takes floppy disk so far as i remember, vista and up you can use any external device.
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some googling while awaiting an answer confirms your answer.  thank you for the quick reply.
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A USB floppy drive works, but check out the following

only some models of USB floppy work, without modifying Windows using http://www.nliteos.com/.

see here

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/916196

http://www.msfn.org/board/topic/82711-using-a-f6-driver-with-usb-floppy/
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USB floppy, that's an external drive!
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