Question about Dell Dimension 8400 PC Desktop
That says diskette problem no floppy disk, which is true. I dont have one in my computer.It says press F1 to continue F2 for set-uo.
You need to go into setup and disable the floppy drive. It detected a floppy drive due to a USB cable or a flash drive being installed on your computer.
Posted on Feb 08, 2009
Ok to fix that go into your bios when your starting your pc F2, Del are usually the common buttons to get into the bios.
Once in there will be an option somewhere for boot floopy seek, disable it and you won't have that problem anymore :)
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Note: The Microsoft Windows XP CD is a bootable CD and in many cases you should not need a bootable floppy diskette. Booting from the Windows XP CD will allow you to not only install/re-install Windows XP but will also allow you to troubleshoot it.
Create MS-DOS bootable diskette
When formatting a floppy diskette, users have the option of creating a MS-DOS startup disk, follow the below steps to do this.
1. Place diskette in the computer.
2. Open My Computer, right-click the A: drive and click Format.
3. In the Format window, check Create an MS-DOS startup disk.
4. Click Start
Create Windows XP Setup diskettes
Microsoft is beginning to phase out bootable floppy diskettes in favor of bootable CD discs and has not included a method of easily creating a bootable floppy diskette in Windows XP or from the CD. However, Microsoft has downloads available for users who still need to create bootable diskettes to install (not upgrade) Windows XP. These downloads can be found through KB310994.
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