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always reading floppy drive

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by jersel99, Feb 16, 2005.

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  1. jersel99

    jersel99 Thread Starter

    Jul 15, 2002
    Help me guys,

    My floppy drive always read even though im accessing it. It automatic reads even without diskette.I reads before shutting down or upon turn on or the middle of typing document Im ecounter it on windows98se and also to Winxp.. please help me thanks

    jez :(
  2. harpstringer


    Aug 19, 2000
    I'm assuming you're correct in stating that it's reading not just having the little light on. (that would mean that the ribbon cable was on upside down - backwards)

    Try this - Install a known good floppy disk format the disk then close it when prompted. I've had to do this on ME several times don't really know why it works but it has for me.
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