Xeno wrote:Ignoring that strange rambling at the end, A: and B: we're used to designate two floppy disk drives in PCs before hard drives were cheap enough for consumer systems. A: was typically a boot drive while B: was used for loading programs/storing files. When hard drives became cheap enough and were added to consumer PCs they had the designation as the C: drive since people already had an A: and a B: drive. When floppies were phased out, the C: drive remained because people were already familiar with it being the primary hard drive and it was just more convenient to leave it as such.
Mullet Death wrote:A: is still "there" if you install a floppy drive (I'm assuming). Or if you mount a virtual one in the case of DOSBox.
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