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Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Crylynx, Feb 12, 2003.

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  1. Crylynx

    Crylynx Thread Starter

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    Just installed my components in a new case with a new power supply. Sytem boots till floppy boots then hangs and led on floppy stays on. Wont go any further cant get to bios either. Any suggestios?
    Thanks

    CRYLYNX
     
  2. JSanguancheu

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    Could the floppy cable be on backwards? It's usually why the floppy light stays on.
     
  3. Crylynx

    Crylynx Thread Starter

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    tryied the cable both ways. One way get no response at all.
     
  4. Jtoast

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    1) if floppy light is staying on, then youve got the cable on backwards. It should flash briefly then go out if no disk in the drive. If a disk, it should flash off and on as it reads. no flashing =backwards cable or bad drive.

    2) bios has nothing to do with floppy...if you are not getting to it you are either pressing the wrong key or waiting too long to press it....see your motherboard manual for that one. (or have a keyboard error)
     
  5. Crylynx

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    when I put the cable on the other way I get no blinking and then the computer still hangs at the same point. so confused now
     
  6. Crylynx

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    I'm gonna go try again

    Thanks
     
  7. Crylynx

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    Tried the cable the other way. At start up runs till floppy light comes on then locks up. At this point it is still showng the soyo screen. Rebooted and keeped hitting delete to enter bios got a beep out of it but still wont let me in. Hangs on the soyo screen yet. any more suggestions, could any of the led leads cause the problem that are connected from the case to the motherboard?
     
  8. Crylynx

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    Tried a different floppy and still locks up on floppy. Light comes on when detected then stays on and hangs. Tried entering bios and still can't enter it system hangs before its time to enter bios. Get beeps but wont disply bios screen. Is it possible to be the new power supply causing the problem? Any more suggestion very appreiciated.

    Thanks Crylynx
     
  9. A Hawk

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    check that all you're jumpers are correct, if that does'nt work try reseting cmos
     
  10. kknla

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    Does it hang at all w/o the floppy drive installed?
     
  11. Crylynx

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    Took a while but it was a bad cable to my dvd player. Did not find this till I stripped it down to the bone and set it up on the table out of the case. It was a brand new cable also, a round one for air flow, and looks.

    Thanks all

    **CRYLYNX**
     
  12. JohnWill

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    I think you're about the 3rd person that's bought round cables and had problems with them! :eek: I think I'll leave the ones I have in the closet. :D
     
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