Floppy Drive ERROR?!?!

By akaivan
Mar 25, 2006
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  1. Hey guys im wonderin whats wrong with floppy drive. when i start my pc its sais A: drive error
    Press f1 to resume.
    And when i go to my computer its nOT there? I tried 2 Floppys and it still doesnt work, thanks for looking :)
  2. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 8,385   +205

    Is the green light in the front on continuously? Try turning the data connector up side down. The floppy connector is the only connector where you can connect it 180 degrees off.
  3. akaivan

    akaivan TechSpot Maniac Topic Starter Posts: 620

    000 ok ill try it be back in 5 min
  4. akaivan

    akaivan TechSpot Maniac Topic Starter Posts: 620

    ok heres what happened, the error whent away(thankyou) but when i insert a floppy then i try to open it it sais to instert floppy.??/
  5. akaivan

    akaivan TechSpot Maniac Topic Starter Posts: 620

    any1?!?!??!
  6. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 8,385   +205

    Try going to the device manager and uninstall the floppy drive (not physically, just in the device manager). Restart and let Windows detect and reinstall the device. Maybe that will clear it up. Also, make sure the floppy connectors are securely in both ends.
  7. Chatline100

    Chatline100 Newcomer, in training Posts: 39

    Have you checked you haven't broken a pin of the IDE connector. I have done that, or maybe the pin is a bit bent .... try checking that
  8. akaivan

    akaivan TechSpot Maniac Topic Starter Posts: 620


    well i tried that, i tried 2 floppys drives and to floppy ide conectors, its in securely
  9. akaivan

    akaivan TechSpot Maniac Topic Starter Posts: 620

    any other ideas?
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