You can add a floppy device to your virtual machine to access data on a floppy disk image file.


Shut down or power off the virtual machine. You cannot change the setting while the virtual machine is powered on or suspended.

You must have a floppy image file with one of the following filename extensions:

  • .flp
  • .img
  • .dsk
  • .fdd


  1. Select Window > Virtual Machine Library.
  2. Select a virtual machine in the Virtual Machine Library window and click Settings.
  3. Click Add Device.
  4. Click Floppy Drive.
  5. Click Add.
  6. Browse to the floppy image file and select it.
  7. Click Open.

What to do next

Configure the new floppy device, as described in Connect and Set Up a Floppy Device.