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Join our site today to ask your question. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/599504 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? If it has, try the other one, if that doesnt work, turn that one over too Good luck Gulo Luseus, Jul 23, 2007 #2 Skivvywaver Joined: Mar 18, 2001 Messages: his comment is here

Otherwise, enter your full name as your username and leave the password blank. Acción en curso... The ongoing quest to find out exactly what is on my shoebox of floppy disks. mtbird, May 13, 2002 #6 krazyman Joined: Apr 25, 2002 Messages: 21 Originally posted by exocet: I've already verified that the IDE ribbon cable is oriented the correct way to the https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-the-a-floppy-drive-from-hell.79330/

apparently i was thinking about IDE cables at the time i posted this ;p Yea, i meant FDD cables, thanks for pointing that out. BearKiller, Nov 22, 2016, in forum: Hardware Replies: 4 Views: 171 flavallee Nov 23, 2016 Accessing data on old 1.44Mb imation floppy disk mmaiorana, Apr 21, 2016, in forum: Hardware Replies: Arganalth 34.711 visualizaciones 2:56 Cargando más sugerencias...

Stay logged in Sign up now! Thread Status: Not open for further replies. Why are you using IDE cable for floppy drive? Roetheperfect 5.762 visualizaciones 4:41 What the Hell is on my Disk #2 | Nostalgia Nerd - Duración: 10:47.

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Note that the fdd cable is not the same as the IDE cable for HDD and CDrom drives. 2.

Cargando... This is where it may get difficult. Cargando... A lot of ST software comes on floppy disks (yes that's right most ST software still fits on these!), ranging from games to databases.

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However a PC with a HD floppy disk drive can read, write and format DD disks. Acción en curso... Does it bring up the contents of the floppy disk?

Siguiente PSY - Gangnam Style on eight floppy drives - Duración: 2:21. http://casualobserver.net/floppy-drive/floppy-drive-install.html That's only 1440kb! Transcripción La transcripción interactiva no se ha podido cargar. Just tried to install a floppy drive on my computer, everything looked fine, tried to boot up and it gave me the "Error loading OS" message, that didn't make any sense,

To get your new drive to fit, you may have to cut some additional holes out of your ST using a hacksaw or similar. Iniciar sesión 1 Cargando... it could be a .A series where I pick random floppies from my old shoe boxes and discover exactly what is on them (if they're not corrupted). http://casualobserver.net/floppy-drive/floppy-drive-spinning-mad.html So i go into BIOS, and check the floppy drives settings: its set as a 3.5 inch floppy on A:\.

Mostrar más Cargando... I don't think that it's a virus, because all of the computers here have Norton2002 installed and update and perform virus scans daily, though that exclude the possibility that it's a High Density issue...

bytecode77 1.146.268 visualizaciones 1:24 Floppy Music | Darude - Sandstorm (14 fdd + hdd) - Duración: 4:24.

FFFFFUUUUUU..... Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by stereoasishead, Jul 23, 2007. fustercluck Diamond Member Joined: Dec 29, 2002 Messages: 7,404 Likes Received: 0 This kind of shite always happens whenever i do anything minor with my computer hardware, everything just goes to I've tried reinstalling the floppy controller and tweaking settings in device manager.

I've already verified that the IDE ribbon cable is oriented the correct way to the motherboard and the back of the drive. Is it a power issue? exocet, May 10, 2002 #1 Sponsor Lurker1 Joined: Jan 30, 2001 Messages: 3,992 Hi exocet Have you tryed booting off the A drive with a good boot disk? check over here On the fdd cable, use the connector at the end of the cable for drive a: Hope above help.

Se podrá valorar cuando se haya alquilado el vídeo. This operation is fairly simple for the electronics expert, but involves altering the internals of your ST. Mostrar más Cargando... Similar Threads - [SOLVED] Floppy Drive DELL Optiplex 780 Floppy Drive Questions ???

Just be aware that the disks you use with your PC won't work with your ST. Though i still would like to update my bios if possible, my computer doesn't like floppy drives though, maybe there's a way to do it with software or something.