Accessing Floppy

  ened 07:12 21 Oct 2004
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Hopefully a simple problem with a simple answer:
Is it possible to stop Word (and other programmes) from trying to access the Floppy Drive everytime it is opened.
At some time I have either opened a file from there or saved to it and now it tries to access it every time.
Likewise, when I try to change the default directory for downloading pics. from my camera, the first port of call for 'browsing' is the A Drive.

  Diodorus Siculus 07:38 21 Oct 2004

Try clearing the list of recently accessed files - tools, options, general and set to 0. Exit word and restart. Then reset to the number you want.

Also the recent docs list in the start menu.

  Diemmess 10:24 21 Oct 2004

You can usually prevent this if when you have been using drive A:, you open another file - any from the HD will do........... Then when you finally close the application it will not search for A: next time.

  ened 18:55 21 Oct 2004

thanks to both of you.

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