Floppy Drive Problem

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Garbage, Apr 12, 2002.

  1. Garbage

    Garbage Guest

    my floppy drive doesnt ready disks anymore. it has power going to it because the light is on and i checked the cables. any ideas?
  2. da rock

    da rock Guest

    gotta give us more info!
  3. xsivforce

    xsivforce Prodigal Son Folding Team

    Texas, USA
    how old is it?
  4. Lonman

    Lonman Bleh!

    It's a good bet that it's dead. Until you can test another drive, avoid putting any really important floppies in the drive - a bad drive will eat floppies all day long... I'd hate to see you lose something important.
  5. Garbage

    Garbage Guest

    yea im guessing its dead too. my bios or whatever wont eve detect it, i have to manually go into the bios and say i have a 1.44 floppy drive. thank god theyre cheap drives.