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How do I update the drivers on my computer? In the right pane find > Shell Hardware Detection and set it to Automatic. > > Added info: > > This behavior can occur if a folder that includes a .pif But is fomeone else may have opened a document from a floppy the system will poll the A drive. qldit, Apr 26, 2006 #8 Sponsor This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies. http://windowssecrets.com/forums/showthread.php/148412-Continuous-attempts-to-access-floppy-drive
Thread Status: Not open for further replies. BearKiller, Nov 22, 2016, in forum: Hardware Replies: 4 Views: 171 flavallee Nov 23, 2016 Windows 7 floppy drive tiredloeZman, Apr 11, 2016, in forum: Hardware Replies: 1 Views: 213 bobs-here This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Note: If it is the CD-ROM drive that is being accessed for no reason: Click StartClick SettingsClick SystemClick Device ManagerClick CD-ROM driveClick PropertiesUncheck Auto Insert Notification Here are some useful links:
But I just wanted to thank you for all your help. Set it to automatic. But granted, the Average Joe doing his regular stuff may not ever need it. Back to top #3 rockmilk rockmilk Banned 202 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:11:53 PM Posted 16 September 2010 - 05:22 PM http://technet.micro...s/bb963902.aspxyou can extractitwith this 1: Extract the Autoruns Zip
And how can I make it stop? Stay logged in Sign up now! Get the answer Ask a new question Read More Floppy Disk Windows XP Related Resources Hard Drive is Constantly Being Accessed Drive constantly being accessed HDD constantly being accessed solved Secondary I suppose it's haremless, but it's annoying.
Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart For IT Pros Get IT Center Brands Tutorials Other sites Tom's Guide Tom's IT Besides, I'm > curious about why it would do this. Computer Hope Forum Main pageFree helpTipsDictionaryForumLinksContact Welcome, Guest. when i plugged it back in it kept on spinning.
Logged Print Pages:  Go Up « previous next » Computer Hope » Hardware » Hardware » my computer keeps trying to read the floppy disk drive at startup Old other http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/taskbarplus!.htm SupportSpace www.supportspace.com/pages?aiu=kellyskorner "watha" <> wrote in message news:... >I just did a fresh reinstall of XP on a new hard drive, and am > enjoying the usual improved performance. Many of these kinds of programs or files for one reason or another are undetectable using common antiviral programs and often those A/V programs are themselves crippled. Bill in Co., Aug 8, 2008 #6 Opinicus Guest "BigJim" <> wrote > hardly no one uses floppies any more. "hardly no one" (sic) is still more than "no one".
All rights reserved. this content Upon removal of the floppy the light began to flash slowly again and is still making the noise like its trying to read a floppy.Sorry! Have you checked your antivirus software? watha, Aug 7, 2008 #1 Advertisements bud Guest "watha" <> wrote in message news:... >I just did a fresh reinstall of XP on a new hard drive, and am > enjoying
Thanks. I don't know in what order the computer checks for the floppy. Join our site today to ask your question. weblink Floppy drive keeps running Discussion in 'Hardware' started by JTERRY, May 13, 2007.
And yes, I use a flash drive (considerably more often than the floppy!). Check the setup of your virus scanning software for further information. Back to top #4 justinh81 justinh81 Topic Starter Members 8 posts OFFLINE Local time:11:53 PM Posted 16 September 2010 - 05:41 PM Hi Justin and welcome to the forum!Try clearing
you should have rebooted the computer when you uninstalled it did you do that ?? So learning about this stuff can create further problems. Logged Allan ModeratorMastermind Thanked: 1166 Experience: Guru OS: Windows 7 Re: my computer keeps trying to read the floppy disk drive at startup « Reply #6 on: May 03, 2010, 01:05:48 Advertisement Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Software & Hardware > Hardware > Home Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Members Members Quick Links Notable Members Current Visitors Recent
Shell hardware detection is already set to automatic. In most cases, there may be a document in your recent history folder (Start >> Documents) that was once on a diskette. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... check over here Forum Today's Posts FAQ Calendar Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links View Forum Leaders What's New?
Cheers qldit. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... Advertisement Recent Posts Confused & Requesting Help EST1908 replied Feb 9, 2017 at 10:49 PM Internal Drive converted to... For example, if > you have a .pif file with a command line "a:\edit.com" in the Windows\Temp > folder, your floppy disk drive may be active when you start your computer..
The programs I disabled where TINTSETP (two of them, both with run paths of C:\Windows\Blah blah\TINTSETP.EXE, but one is /SYNC and the other /IMENAME), IMJPMIG, and Sentry.I'm running Windows XP SP1, You provided a lot of great information and I am excited about seeing if this will fix the problem. I do have a litle knowledge in that area and went through every program that could possibly be the culprit. All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Software & Hardware > Hardware > Computer problem?
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