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Floppy Install

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by MartyLSD, Apr 25, 2004.

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  1. MartyLSD

    MartyLSD Thread Starter

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    I've installed a new 3.5 floppy drive and My Computer Displays a 5.5 icon as drive A. Is the ribbon cable not installed correctly? Do I need to enter set-up and enter new parameters? What about drivers? If so is this drive primary, secondary, ide or what. All I did was replace the old drive, but this is my first try at switching a 3.5 floppy drive. Thanking you in advance,

    MartyLSD
     
  2. kiwiguy

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    The BIOS is probably set incorrectly, which is identfying it as a 5.25" Floppy. Correct it in the BIOS.
     
  3. n2gun

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    If it is not corrected by changing the bios, you can try the cable in the other direction. It does sound like the bios needs to be changed though.
     
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