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I have a friend who I was running spyware/adware/virus scan on her computer but found out that she bought the computer from some guy and she needs a start up disk to be in the drive everytime the computer starts, why is this, i am curious to know! :)

Thanks, Emily :tazz:
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Sometimes that is done so that the floppy acts as a "key" which only the owner has to start the computer. Quite common on server and networked systems. You may be able to go into setup and change it to boot from the C: drive, but if the floppy had a password on it that may not work. If worse comes to worst you can make a boot disk floppy and reformat the drive and install a new operating system.
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