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Why can't the 1.2MB formatted floppy disk be used with VAIO that has Windows 2000 pre-installed?

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Why can't the 1.2MB formatted floppy disk be used with VAIO that has Windows 2000 pre-installed?

VAIO with Windows 2000 pre-installed does not support 1.2 MB formatted floppy disk (2-mode) except externel floppy disk drive option model.

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- Windows 2000 standard floppy disk driver is used in Windows 2000 pre-installed VAIO.
- The standard format type of the floppy disk is 1.44MB and 720KB in countries other than Japan, and Windows 2000 standard floppy disk driver covers only these two format type.