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If I buy an external USB floppy disk drive will my laptop be able to boot from it? I believe the model is AOA150, it has ZG5 written as model on the bottom also.

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If your bios supports booting from a USB device, yes. –  Moab Jan 20 '11 at 17:19
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I have just dug out my AOA150-Ab and a USB floppy disk drive and booted OK to MSDOS 6.22. Ahh, I feel nostalgic!

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There you go. Give this person the check mark for being able to actually test it :) –  th3dude Jan 20 '11 at 17:17
    
Yep, one of the first generation ones. It normally runs Fedora Linux but it has just had a trip back in time! –  Linker3000 Jan 20 '11 at 17:19
    
Haha, always nice when that happens! –  th3dude Jan 20 '11 at 17:22
    
Just don't ask me to dig out Win95 on its 13 floppies and install that! (Edit: I have just found a comment that Vista would require 1721 HD floppies!) –  Linker3000 Jan 20 '11 at 17:26
    
Awesome, I'm envying you at the moment :D Thanks for checking out. –  Brave Newbie Jan 20 '11 at 22:34
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