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Tony S.
28-02-2004, 07:56 AM
Greetings to all. I am running Win XP home. My floppy drive has disappeared, there is no reference to it anywhere, don't even know how long it has been gone. Any suggestions please!

28-02-2004, 08:19 AM
Look inside the PC.

But seriously, check the BIOS, use the F1 key on startup, PC should say what to hit for BIOS or configuration.
Check the floppy has not been disabled.

Next, open up the PC and check the power and the interface cable to the floppy drive.

Last, in control panel, system (i use classic interface), click Hardware tab, then Device manager on right in the middle layer. Check the floppy drive hasn't been disabled.

see how you go.

28-02-2004, 10:40 AM
Have you recently installed TweakUI? There is an option to remove drives from Explorer's view within TweakUI that you may have changed and forgotten about.

Tony S.
28-02-2004, 11:23 AM
Thanks guys, Robo was on to it, I had accidentally disconnected it when installing a new soundcard some time ago.
Cheers to all