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Weird floppy problems


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taffy2

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I have recently bought a computer which has no floppy drive. Thinking I might need one for flashing the BIOS or for exchanging files with others I installed a floppy drive in the machine. I've done this loads of times before without problems, however this time I've come up against a problem. My drive doesn't light up on boot up, nor does it show up in Device Manager. No drive controllers are shown there either.

The cables are connected okay and I know the mobo connection is alright so I'm wondering what can be wrong here. I'd really appreciate some help, guys :whistling:
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Kemasa

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The power is also connected, correct? Did you check the settings to make sure that the floppy is enabled in the CMOS/BIOS settings?

I think that exchanging data using a memory card, usb drive or a CD would work the best since the other person might not have a floppy drive. You can also make a CD with a BIOS update too.
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