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Windows 7: Does Windows 7 support floppy drives on its own?

24 Feb 2018   #1
ElectricSun

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 
Does Windows 7 support floppy drives on its own?

I was wondering this as i just found a pack of floppy drives that survived (possibly) our recent flood. I was going to order an external floppy reader since I've not a built-in port, but just wanting to make sure I don't need any other special drivers/programs for the computer to detect it.


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25 Feb 2018   #2
townsbg

Windows 7 pro 64-bit
 
 

Since it is external you might need drivers but if you do the manufacturer should have them.
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26 Feb 2018   #3
pbcopter

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1, Windows 8.1 Pro x64, Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Have used two different USB external Floppy drives with Windows 7, 8.1 and 10 and no additional drivers were required. Windows had the required drivers natively.
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