Disk drive

  sak41 13:01 04 Dec 2006

hi i am trying to open a file on a floppy disk, but it keeps comming up with....A is not acessible

The sytem cannot read from the specified devices.

can anyone help.

  Technotiger 13:23 04 Dec 2006

Hi, check your floppy drive ide cable, it may have come loose inside your pc.... or ... if it has been removed at sometime, perhaps the cable has been replaced the wrong way round.

  sak41 13:40 04 Dec 2006


I am able to open other disks, but not this one.

  Technotiger 13:48 04 Dec 2006

Hmmm I thought you meant the drive itself - however, corrupt floppy, have a look here ...

click here

  sak41 14:13 04 Dec 2006

hi do you know anything that is a free to use download, as this one will recover the files, but you have to pay to be able save the files.

  Technotiger 14:22 04 Dec 2006
  Technotiger 14:26 04 Dec 2006

- or -

click here

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