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stephanie07, #4 2002/10/07 mflynn Inactive Joined: 2002/08/14 Messages: 4,141 Likes Received: 9 Trophy Points: 608 Steph no! Then if it can be read in the Sabrent drive, there's a good chance the problem is head alignment. OK, you must have a spare or blank you can format. That's what you have warranty for.But let me note that even if it's able to format and write and read a new floppy, that doesn't predict anything about its ability to my review here

Could the absence of such a resistor be the source of my problem? I would like to try this soon though so please respond ASAP with what to do in dos mode. You computer might be able to read the drives that way. It's either hardware or settings or software. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/44749-28-windows-recognize-floppy-drive

Windows 10 Floppy Disk Support

Just For Grins Clean jokes, funny quotes, and hilarious comics. It remains to be seen how much better will be th eolder diskettes. Mike mflynn, #7 2002/10/07 stephanie07 Inactive Thread Starter Joined: 2002/01/10 Messages: 18 Likes Received: 0 Trophy Points: 76 Computer Experience: Intermediate Yes, the light lights up and it does make The 2 ways to see if it's software or settings: (a) back to factory conditions via the system recovery, or (b) use any other OS (like Linux).

Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... Can't find it in Computer Management-Disk Management but it is listed in Devices and shows no conflicts. Ask yourself, how much do you use it and is it actually worth the effort? The Disk Media Is Not Recognized. It May Not Be Formatted It'll happen like 3 times in succession, then be fine for a day or two.

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A strong magnetic source can certainly wipe the data off a disk. Windows 10 Virtual Floppy Drive Reply Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply. I am wondering what I can do to fix this? You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site. 86660 2 Responses to "Windows 10 Doesn't Recognize Floppy Drive" cloyd Timothy says: July 6, 2016 at 9:53 PM I

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Now let me ask 1 more question, does the light on the floppy light up and does it make a noise as it tries to read the disk? https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/can-t-get-usb-floppy-drive-to-work-525388/ In the past CP/M, DOS, Windows 95, 2000, 98SE, ME, Vista & Windows 7 My System That's because there is no MS support for a floppy drive in Windows 10. Windows 10 Floppy Disk Support Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Can't get USB Floppy drive to work. Floppy Disk Drivers For Windows 10 Thanks to all for the help and suggestions and will be closing this post as "solved?" Attached Files: Bad floppy.JPG File size: 70.6 KB Views: 163 Blank-good floppy.JPG File size:

So do remember this test eleminated windows as a problem so don't try to make changes there. But something had to happen to the study computer, because I can take the floppy drive to the IBM computer in the computer room and it works fine. However, I still would like to know why Win7 doesn't see it. 110121-10-2011, 04:22 PMa few possibilites Your floppy drive in the new machine may be faulty. Buying a new floppy drive - does that mean I would have to take my computer in to get it installed or is it like an inserting thing I could do Sabrent Usb Floppy Disk Drive Troubleshooting

All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Tech Support Forum Security Center Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help General Computer Security Computer Security News Microsoft Support BSOD, Crashes And Hangs Windows 10 Support No, create an account now. But, I think I know what might be the problem. get redirected here I suppose that I could try system restore back to August, 2011 to see if the problem clears and if it does, would have to re-install one security update at a

Happened to every single floppy I have when I went from 98SE to a newer machine running XPPro. Windows Update Website Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Driver found and all was well.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Floppy Drive by kemperhills / April 30, 2011 6:01 AM PDT In reply to: floppy drive Hey, guys, I just went to my

Sorry if I caused a problem!!!! 01-02-2016, 09:14 AM #15 Corday Team Manager Microsoft Support Join Date: Mar 2010 Location: Midlands of South Carolina Posts: 19,066 OS: Double-click the category containing your floppy disk drive, and then double-click the name of the device. 3. Thanks. Sabrent Drivers If it still doesn't work the drive may have gone south!

Reply "Ted" Jago says: July 7, 2016 at 9:11 AM Solved this problem by using an external Floppy with built in driver. It is NEVER disclosed to a third party for any reason, ever! One of the big changes in Windows 10 is that the OS no longer has built-in support for floppy drives.  I first told you about this more than a year ago.  http://mffonline.com/windows-10/cdrw-and-dvdr-drives-running-slowly.php the floppy disk may be faulty, especially if they are old.

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Try removing the Floppy drive controller under Hardware Properties to see if it appears when Windows reinstall those drivers at reboot.My dual-PSU PC is so powerfull that the neighbourhood dimms when Athlon XP [email protected] 512mb DDR333 GeForce 4 Ti 4200 MSI 120GB Maxtor Gigabyte GA-7VA Motherboard-F9 Calculus, #3 2002/10/07 stephanie07 Inactive Thread Starter Joined: 2002/01/10 Messages: 18 Likes Received: 0 Trophy Points: To be sure, take the drives and piles of various disks to another friend's house who has another type of computer running another operating system. Advertisement Recent Posts Ram upgrade for Notebook!

Is it possible they've been exposed to magnetic sources such as loud speakers? Problem update: My original problem started about a month ago, this was after my external floppy drive was working and reading the disks with no problem. One time I have appreciated the quakes, it does do a bit of "spring cleaning" even if it's out of season, lol. Take one drive and try it on two computers.