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Old 03-04-2006, 04:49 AM   #1 (permalink)
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i have a sony MPF920-E floppy disk drive. the problem is that it cannot read floppy disk....means on clicking the floppy in my computer......it displays that ""Please insert a disk in A:/.... what shall i do? i have also inserted a brand new floppy drive and tried it many times .....please help.
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Is there anything unusual like your floppy drive light being on constantly?
Also have you used new floppy disks? it might be that the disk your using is bad.
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try getting a Q-TIP (cotton swab) and try cleaning the inside of the disk drive
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make sure you have the cable connected properly, try different disks to see if it can read them. Floppy disks do not have a long life.
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tried everything.....just not working.....man...i need to buy some new drives ...well ok...thanks for the suggestions given

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Is there anything unusual like your floppy drive light being on constantly?
Also have you used new floppy disks? it might be that the disk your using is bad

^^^^ yes the light is continuously turning on
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If the light is constantly on then its pretty certain you have the floppy cable in the wrong way arround...

Try putting it in the other way
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