Floppy Problem

  the kopite 05:34 04 Sep 2006
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Hi Guys Yes me yet again with a floppy problem. Every time I insert a disc it comes up with 'floppy not formated do you wish to format it.. Floppy is reconised in bios reconised in device manager and reconised in my computer .The floppy light comes on at start up and also when I insert disc any ideas guys ? Kopite

  baldtaco 06:06 04 Sep 2006

I’d try dumping the floppy drive controller from device manager and rebooting. Worst case scenario perhaps - click here

  wiz-king 06:47 04 Sep 2006

Have you 'locked' the floppy accidentaly, check the locking tab.
I binned a load of floppys once because they came up with that sort of message before I found that I had locked them!

  DieSse 09:26 04 Sep 2006

The last identical query to this a few days ago was resolved by removing and refitting the floppy drive cable. click here

Otherwise you probably have a faulty cable or faulty drive.

  the kopite 10:48 04 Sep 2006

thanks Guys. Unistalled the floppy drive controller in device manager rebooted problem solved Yours Kopite

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