Floppy Drive question (65 Views)
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Bj Carney
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Registered: ‎03-05-2002
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Floppy Drive question

I just installed a new hard drive on my Pavilion 6740 and now my floppy drive doesn't work. I get the following message when I insert a disk: " disk in drive A is not formatted, would you like to format it now". I know the disk is formatted and contains a lot of information. If anyone could help me, I would greatly appreciate it.

Thank you.
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Ron Kinner
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Registered: ‎06-21-2001
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Re: Floppy Drive question

I assume this is the same for all floppies and not just one.

I'd open up the box again and make sure the cables going to the floppy drive are secure on both ends and didn't get cut or broken during your install.

Go into Control Panel/System/Device Manager, find your floppy and delete it. Then reboot and let it find it again.



Then if that didn't help, try:

http://support.microsoft.com/directory/article.asp?ID=KB;EN-US;Q131690&

Try

http://www.winsite.com/bin/Info?500000004012

Ron

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