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Start,run and type cmd in the command box. type a:>format b:/s


I keep having problems with trying to format a new floppy and reading existing data from a floppy. Final gave up and put in a new drive along with new cable. I am getting the same problems with the new drive that I got with the old drive.



This question was answered on November 4, 2002. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.


Try this:

1 go to start,run and in the command box type cmd.

2 a:> format b:

This should format your floppy drive

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Posted by Dan of Mesa Community College on November 4, 2002