View Full Version : how 2 disable floppy drive

07-12-2005, 11:50 PM
I want to disable my floppy drive (A drive) from my pc bcoz i never use it. I want to disable its icon im my computer menu. Evrytime i put the mouse pointer on its icon my pc freezes for some time. plz help. im running win me

08-12-2005, 12:57 AM
unplug it

08-12-2005, 06:07 AM
Disable it in the BIOS or take it out of your PC altogether.

27-01-2006, 08:11 AM
Win Xp Pro:
under Control Panel > 'System' icon
Then 'Hardware' tag > 'Device Manager' button
from the list of devices select 'floppy disk drives', click [+] icon to open to see the 'floppy disk drive'
select & right click, from list of choices select 'Disable' to turn off the device