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This will happen whether a brand new disk or something with information on it? They all had the same exact problem as you had. YesNo Feedback E-mail Share Print Search Recently added pages View all recent updates Useful links About Computer Hope Site Map Forum Contact Us How to Help Top 10 pages Follow us Do this for how ever how many floppy disks you need to get copied and number each one accordingly.Now....you need to type A: and press Enter again so you are back http://casualobserver.net/floppy-disk/floppy-disk-s-fail-40-error-but-i-don-t-have-a-floppy-drive.html

To do this:When performing this test, make sure you pull the connectors, not the cable and disconnect the POWER Cord to the Computer.Power down the system and remove the system case. If the problem persists, replace the diskette/CD-drive subsystem. I created a new folder to find the file more easily, and now that folder doesn't exist when using the old computer and the disk doesn't read at all on the Thanks for your help! 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - Microsoft's Knowledge Base bulletin: by nepenthe0 · 9 years ago In reply to Floppy drive failed (40) ... http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/277718-45-computer-floppy-disk-failure

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they appear to Write OK but will not read back, sometimes i can read or partially read the disk on another machine. The drive may be damaged. I followed your steps and it worked accuratedly.

At this stage (23:30 & 3 weeks) I declare the score: MS-4, Customers-NoScore. Or another time I filled the floppy up, did a disk check, all went ok. Wird geladen... Floppy Drive Not Working I figured either a bios virus (??) or a failure of the system board.

Unzen06-20-2003, 12:33 PMHi all! Floppy Disk Fail 40 Solution http://support.microsoft.com/kb/310123/en-usFor Windows XP, Device Mgr trouble code #40 is:Windows cannot access this hardware because its service key information in the registry is missing or recorded incorrectly.The solution posted is:Uninstall the driver, Helpful +9 Report bearguy2u Jan 20, 2009 at 03:36 PM I have 2 errors Disk 0 and Disk 1 seek failure.

I think this is similar to some of the problems other people are having.

Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. Floppy Disk Problems And Solutions Report seema- May 1, 2011 at 05:01 PM thanks!!! Floppy Diskette Seek Failure, How do you fix the problem? Of course a DOS disk does not have this in it's root directory.

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I can't work out if this is a hardware problem or a software driver problem. http://ccm.net/forum/affich-14233-diskette-drive-0-seek-failure-error-message So much the better, because when I forced it to, THE PROBLEM CAME BACK. Floppy Disk Failure Press F1 To Continue hope this helps. Floppy Diskette Seek Failure Dell The remaining 3 disks get: General failure reading drive A.I also tried PC Inspector and Restoration, as well as several others, to no avail.Now I'm seeking professional help I'm going to

Then it's off to the PC doctor! this content Do Not use Linux but suggest trying that or a MAC then a recovery program? Thanks. In that section make sure you disable DISKETTE INTERFACE. How To Disable Floppy Drive In Bios

Wird verarbeitet... I then changed the setting for the a: floppy drive to "disabled" as I do not have one installed. I do not know much about IT. http://casualobserver.net/floppy-disk/floppy-drive-error.html Because of the technology of floppy diskette drives, it is likely for a floppy diskettes to become bad.

The majority are two years old and run 2K Sp4. Diskette Drive 0 Seek Failure Dell Report norcal- Dec 17, 2008 at 10:58 AM Sweet tip-Worked great Report realbassplayer- Jul 12, 2009 at 09:42 PM Thanks for the great help and advice. Helpful +4 Report HelpWithuComp Jan 31, 2009 at 12:08 PM Check your hardware configuration in your computer.

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Report scott- Feb 26, 2010 at 02:50 PM 22jm051 is my del service tag. When this happens the computer may or may not startup. WiedergabelisteWiedergabelisteWiedergabelisteWiedergabeliste Alle entfernenBeenden Das nächste Video wird gestartetAnhalten Wird geladen... Floppy Disk(s) Fail (40) Windows 7 Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - hmm by laughinggull / August 18, 2005 9:44 AM PDT In reply to: Probably can't Good idea.

Neither the floppy nor the controller will appear in Device Manager any longer; however, they WILL appear in Explorer and My PC, and WILL WORK!. not written on a known problem computer). Make sure you change it back later after saving the files to your harddrive desktop in a separate folder.....that way once you change the drive back to being 1.44MB in the check over here Fortunately, I do know the name of the file because I saw it yesterday.

many thanks Marshall Report kennylove- Mar 6, 2010 at 04:34 AM I went into Bios and I do not see anything like that Report mathgeek- Apr 21, 2010 at 07:57 PM