Noises from A Drive

  Dazwm 19:24 19 Aug 2003
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I recently saved some documents to a floppy but now whenever I do something like open a web page or any saved documents a noise comes from the A Drive as if I am trying to use it for something. I have shutdown and restarted but it still happens.

  Dazwm 20:19 19 Aug 2003

Sorry, I meant to say can anyone help me as to what this could be.

  xania 21:00 19 Aug 2003

You can stop the noise quite quickly by leaving a floppy in the drive. Then you will find the normal explorer window will open pointing to the a:\ drive. Shift the pointer to somewhere else and open a document or program or something. Once explorer then closes, it should then remember the other drive not a:\ next time

  Dazwm 18:06 20 Aug 2003

Thanks Xania I have tried what you said but it is still happening and it is getting quite annoying now! Any other ideas from anyone please?

  plankton 18:48 20 Aug 2003

Are you sure the noise is from the a: drive??

  wiznyme 19:22 20 Aug 2003

A couple of suggestions

Delete the contents of your recent documents folder, if that doesn't work re-install the floppy drive drivers

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