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Memorex external usb floppy disk-drive does not appear or functio

Connected usb to computer/cpu: plug in cable, insert disk in drive, light comes on, disk spins, then all stops, sits idle.
on p/c - 4 icons appear on my computer, select, say install floppy, floppy is in the whole time. no luck there.
tried on MacBook, icon does not pop up on desktop to select.
any suggestions appreciated. thanks.

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  • b3franklin Jan 23, 2009

    the floppy disk was bad. I did not think to try a different disk.
    thank you for your fast response to my problem.
    have a great day.
    Ben

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As I understand it the computer recognizes the floppy drive.

Can you read other discs, write to them etc? If not drive is bad

If you can read other discs then your floppy disk is bad

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