floopy drive help

  plonker220 15:58 25 Jul 2007

on my computer its saying i have floppy installed on my computer but i havnt could any help thanks jac

  crosstrainer 16:42 25 Jul 2007

Your BIOS screen (usually by pressing the DEL or F" key on boot up.

Be careful because changes made here can mess up your system

Look for the entry that relates to floppy drive and disable it.

  plonker220 17:28 25 Jul 2007

hi crosstrainer i have done this now i want to install a floppy drive when i put on in its not working on my computer i have done what i should do in the bios but the floppy drive wont work thanks

  plonker220 22:24 25 Jul 2007

i have tryed to install a floppy drive not showing in my computer can you help

  malcolme 23:18 25 Jul 2007

The reason it is not showing up is because you have disabled it in the bios.

  plonker220 12:06 02 Aug 2007

hi malcolme it showing in my bios that it is enabled can you help thanks jackie

  plonker220 16:35 02 Aug 2007

can any help me to install a floppy drive i have tryed sevral things still cant get it to work thanks

  skidzy 19:54 02 Aug 2007

You have connected the power to the floppy drive ?

This tutorial may help click here

  plonker220 21:05 02 Aug 2007

hi skidzy hi have done every think on this link made no difference can you help thanks jackie

  skidzy 21:46 02 Aug 2007


Is this a new drive ?

Is floppy seek enabled in the bios ?

Are you sure this drive actually works ?

Have you rebooted the computer

A more detailed instruction of how to fit a floppy drive click here


Goto Device Manager

Windows key + Pausebreak / Hardware / Device Manager

Find the floppy drive if listed and uninstall it and reboot.Windows should find the drive and install this.

I am assuming windows xp !

  plonker220 21:59 02 Aug 2007

hi skidzy i brought this off ebay the person said they are brand new plus lead i have got windows xp i have done everythink you said still same problem thanks

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