A. You can format a 3.5" disk to contain MS-DOS bootable files in XP by performing the following steps:
- Start My Computer (go to Start and click My Computer).
- Right-click the 3.5" drive icon and select Format from the context menu.
- Select "Create an MS-DOS startup disk," and click Start.
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- Click OK when XP asks you to confirm.
- Click Close after XP is finished creating the disk.