I have swapped one end of the cable with the other. You can copy, modify copies of this page, under the conditions stipulated by the license, as this note appears clearly. KeithWindows ME (spare computer) Windows XP 2002 Professional SP3 (desktop computer) Windows 7 Professional SP1 32bit(laptop computer) Windows 8 64bit spare drive for laptop computer Back to top #15 hamluis hamluis The error code 40 is what I get during the boot up post process. http://jamisonsoftware.com/floppy-disk/floppy-disk-error-on-bootup.php
YOU'RE MY HERO FOR THE DAY!....I really really need to back up my files so I can re-format...its been a year...a nice clean wipe will do it good.....600+ GB...is a lot All rights reserved. © IDG Communications ⌂HomeMailSearchNewsSportsFinanceCelebrityWeatherAnswersFlickrMobileMore⋁PoliticsMoviesMusicTVGroupsStyleBeautyTechShoppingInstall the new Firefox» Yahoo Answers 👤 Sign in ✉ Mail ⚙ Help Account Info Help Suggestions Send Feedback Answers Home All Categories Arts & I was running a 'thourough' scan today while I was at school as well as downloading some things. PCWorld Home Forum Today's Posts FAQ Calendar Community Groups Albums Member List Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links View Forum Leaders Who's Online What's New?
Plug the Power Cord in and Power up the system, try to boot to a floppy diskette and format a floppy diskette as mentioned above in (6). but Thank you very much. 01-23-2009, 07:15 PM #6 justpassingby TSF Team EmeritusModerator, Microsoft Support Join Date: Mar 2007 Location: Belgium Posts: 6,641 OS: XP Home SP3 Somehow the anti-virus scan mixed with downloading and a video game crash messed things up. Louis Forum Rules Report Topics For Staff Action BC Forums, List Preparation Guide Before Posting Malware Issues in MRL Forum Am I Infected Forum Back to top Page 1 of 2
Two possible things that could cause this problem are either a dislodged data cable or an incorrect setting in the BIOS. Floppy Disk(s) Fail (40) Windows 7 Some older BIOSes default to 5.25" drive and have to be manually set to 1.44M 3.5" If you still get the same error with correct settings, a new FDD data cable I also have a flash drive with them all on and I've burnt them to a CD as a backup.Any suggestions on how to get my floppy drive to be accepted?I Please remember to be considerate of other members.
Top 5 things that never get done:1. Floppy Disk Fail 40 Cmos Checksum Error Forum floppy disk error (40) Forum Floppy Disk Failure (40) Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel A: = None. It could be an underpowered PSU but I did the calculations when I built the comp and it should be fine.
Does the drive appear as the correct type in the BIOS? Hanna · 7 months ago 0 Thumbs up 0 Thumbs down Comment Add a comment Submit · just now Report Abuse This Site Might Help You. Floppy Disk Fail 40 Press F1 Note: If you have a Pentium or PCI system, check the security section of the CMOS and remove the supervisor password if one has been set. Floppy Disk Failure If not, let me know.
You can only upload a photo or a video. Check This Out If the floppy works, it is possible the hardware that was added may be conflicting with the floppy drive.Re-configure the new hardware, and try replacing it to see if the problem After all this...nothing. KeithWindows ME (spare computer) Windows XP 2002 Professional SP3 (desktop computer) Windows 7 Professional SP1 32bit(laptop computer) Windows 8 64bit spare drive for laptop computer Back to top #4 Platypus Platypus Floppy Disk Fail 40 Windows Xp
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Assuming the controller does prove to be faulty, if the system is old enough to have an ISA slot, you can probably get a used ISA multi-IO card for basically nothing, Floppy Disk Fail 80 Site Changelog Community Forum Software by IP.Board Sign In Use Facebook Use Twitter Need an account? Wird verarbeitet...
If we have ever helped you in the past, please consider helping us. Yes, I know there is no floppy drive, but message is your motherboard telling you that it is not there....somehow, (did you perhaps hit default settings or flash your bios), floppy Some older BIOSes default to 5.25" drive and have to be manually set to 1.44M 3.5"This is a point I'm not too sure about the light flashing. Audio Cable Not Connected Xps 630i Thanks for the info from Microsoft, I tried finding something on this problem the other day and got lost in their archives and gave up.
Why does this happen whenever my families computer starts up, and how can I fix it? The drive may be damaged. What was happening was that the computer was trying to boot from the first removable device, which was the floppy drive. have a peek here To enter your BIOS, turn on the PC and hold down, or press repeatedly, the key required to enter setup.
You can also set the floppy seek which as I understand it to be which floppy it reads on startup. As I've said when I tried my other backup the clip came of the cable and the plug was stuck inside the drive.