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Old 06-24-2006, 12:21 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Heres the situation, i've formatted my computer, never touched any of the drives, wires, configurations, etc. and now the floppy drive doesn't work properly. Its there, but it doesnt read, it only says, "Please insert a disk". I know its not the disc because I've tried using different ones. Any suggestions.
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Old 06-24-2006, 01:11 AM   #2 (permalink)
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1. Have you tried other disks/drives?

2. Are the cables properly secured in place in the floppy drive?

3. Are the source disks formatted?
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floppy drive should be fine, all i did was format.

disc are fine, tried a few, and yes they are formatted.
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drivers maybe? do floppy drives have drivers?
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dont think so. Plan B is just to insert floppy in another computer and copy it to a flash drive. I just thought someone might know something i dont.
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USB floppy drive - $17.

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...3215&CatId=631
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