virtual floppy drive

virtual floppy drive

A disk file that simulates a floppy disk. It is used to duplicate floppies, to boot a remote server from anywhere on the network as well as to simulate a floppy drive for old programs that require one. Utility programs such as Virtual Floppy Drive (VFD) can be used to create floppy images.
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The card's built-in virtual media capability provides a virtual floppy drive for remote BIOS updates and for system start-ups using an emergency disk, a USB mass storage device or CD/DVD drive.
The card provides a virtual floppy drive for remote BIOS updates and for start-ups using an emergency disk, a USB mass storage device or CD/DVD drive.