Floppy Drive not Acknowledging Disk Presence

  liserini 10:47 06 Dec 04

I have tried to use my floppy drive after my PC was returned from being repaired and I had to reinstall everything myself. The drive is not acknowledging a disk has been inserted. The drive is known to be present on the PC and the device manager says it is working properley. I have tried more than one disk, all of which I know to be functional having been used a different computer in the same week. Can anyone think of anything that might be causing this?

  Gongoozler 11:04 06 Dec 04

Try reseating the ribbon connector at both the drive and the motherboard ends. If this doesn't help, then the most likely cause is a failed drive. At under £5 this is one of the easiest things to try first click here

  liserini 11:21 06 Dec 04

I did at the floppy drive end, but not the Motherboard (doh!), so will try that this evening.


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