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What's Wrong With My Floppy?

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#1 mooniniteman


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Posted 22 August 2006 - 09:18 PM

Im trying to install SATA drivers and it calls for a floppy. My floppy drive wont stop reading. It's making that loading sound with the light on. I cant format or access the disk or anything. Any ideas?

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#2 rigel



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Posted 23 August 2006 - 06:42 AM

Make sure you have the cable plugged in correctly. The red stripe on the data cable goes to pin one. If you temporarily unplug the sata drives, will the drive work properly? If not, you probably have a bad floppy. I have had some that go bad and "grunt" as they act like they are accessing things. If that is the case, you will have to buy a new floppy drive.

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