Definitions for "Bootable diskette"
Keywords:  diskette, dell, sys, drive, won't
A diskette that is used to start your system if the system will not boot from the hard drive.
A diskette from which you can boot your system. The Microsoft® Windows® 98 boot disk is a bootable diskette.
A diskette that contains a computer's minimal operating system and allows a PC to be started in emergencies, such as when a hard drive won't function normally. Also called a system or DOS diskette.