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Floppy Disk(s) fail 40

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by paranoia0954, Oct 18, 2008.

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  1. paranoia0954

    paranoia0954 Thread Starter

    May 27, 2008
    I am hoping someone can help me out with this.. i boot and get this error

    Floppy Disk(s) fail (40)

    now I'm 92% POSOTIVE that my computer does not have a floppy drive..
    2 optical drives and 7 USB ports.. Now there is something that shows up on my computer as Removable Disk D:\
    which should be one of my optical drives but it says F:\ and E:\ are and usually that removable disk is F. I have no clue what it is and i click and it asks me to insert a drive.. but anyways any idea to fix that? I can boot to windows perfectly fine, just that message will get annoying

    (i thought vista was the problem so i went back to XP. no drivers installed yet except internet.)

    and also when i shut off my computer (it has lighting) the power button will stay lit. even if i shut off all power.. or unplug it..


    System Information
    Time of this report: 10/18/2008, 09:45:18
    Machine name: TCH-DOC2635436
    Operating System: Windows XP Professional (5.1, Build 2600) Service Pack 2 (2600.xpsp.050329-1536)
    Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
    System Manufacturer: Dell Inc
    System Model: XPS 630i
    BIOS: Phoenix - AwardBIOS v6.00PG
    Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E8400 @ 3.00GHz (2 CPUs)
    Memory: 3326MB RAM
    Page File: 195MB used, 5013MB available
    Windows Dir: C:\WINDOWS
    DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c (4.09.0000.0904)
    DX Setup Parameters: Not found
    DxDiag Version: 5.03.2600.2180 32bit Unicode
  2. nessyguin


    Oct 19, 2006
    You could go into BIOS and disable Floppy - that should stop the Floppy failure message .

    For the other stuff we'd need to know a lot more about your hardware and it's configuration . Do you have a built-in card-reader or anything like that ? What , if anything , do you have connected externally to the PC (apart from the obvious mouse , keyboard , monitor , speakers) ?
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