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Old 05-09-2004, 06:31 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Floppy Drive Error, plz help

whenever i start up my computer i get the message
Floppy Drive Error (40) and i have to press F1 in order to start up windows. my floppy drive doesnt work anymore and i dont know what it is. on my system controls it lists my floppy drive as "this device is working properly".

im running windows ME if that helps.

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Old 05-10-2004, 09:09 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Can you access your A: after windows loads up?

If you double click on your A:, and nothing happens, you will have to buy a new Floppy Drive. You can look around, they aren't that expensive.
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