My computer is not reading the floppy disk.

Question

on boot up with three different 3 1/2 floppies i see the mesage:

floppy disk/s fail (40)

press f1 continues to load xp .

not sure but wonder if it's a bad fdc.

Answer

This question was answered on December 9, 2003. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Check CMOS setting to see if you are reading from the A: or check your ROM BIOS on the system board.

Colleen Foster

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Posted by Student of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on December 9, 2003