floppy reads data but not refreshing

  alan K 15:30 03 Nov 05
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Just built PC with winxp home installed.Floppy reads data, but when I insert a different disk it retain info. of previous disk.Tried refreshing but no change. Tried another Floppy drive but still the same. any suggestion? thanks
alan

  Splork 15:34 03 Nov 05

Are you certain there are no missing/bent pins on the motherboard or damage to the cable?

  alan K 15:40 03 Nov 05

splork
will check and reply
thanks

  pj123 16:12 03 Nov 05

You need to disable Floppy Drive Seek and Floppy Drive Swap in the BIOS

  alan K 21:30 05 Nov 05

splork
checked lead and connections all ok

pj123
your tip worked a treat, thanks. only question is why?
thanks to you both for replying.

alan K

  woodchip 21:35 05 Nov 05

It will do that, if you want to see new data double click the floppy or click another drive then click floppy

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