floppy diskette boot failure

  dieselnc 19:31 08 Apr 2010
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Please help when i try to boot my pc i get two beeps then it says" floppy diskette seek failure strike the f1 key to continue f2 to run the setup utility " any ideas why it will not boot properly thanks

  MAT ALAN 19:38 08 Apr 2010

Press F2 to enter BIOS

On Boot Devices or Boot Device Priority

Either Set the Floppy Disk Drive to Disabled

Or change the boot order so that the hard drive is listed first, or otherwise before the Floppy Disk Drive.

eg

1. Hard Drive
2. CD ROM drive
3. Floppy Disk Drive
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  DieSse 22:33 08 Apr 2010

"any ideas why it will not boot properly thanks"

Yes

- a bad/changed setting in the BIOS - reset it for the correct drive type - maybe think about changing the CMOS battery if it recurrs

- a faulty floppy disk drive - replace the drive

- bad power to the drive - check the power connection

- a bad data cable to it, or dirty contacts - refit the data cable, or replace it.

The previous suggestions might get rid of the message, but getting rid of the message won't cure the problem.

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