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I installed floppy drive in a desktop that never had a floppy drive, but I can't get A:/ to appear in My Computer. Do I need some sort of driver?

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    rohit asthana May 11, 2010

    did floppy drive installed in your computer???

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Hi there.

No you don't need a driver, as they run on controllers. If the system never had a floppy drive before, then you will probably need to turn the controllers on in the BIOS.

When you turn the system on, keep pressing F2, or Del. This will open your BIOS settings screen. The first screen you should be looking at, tells you the time and date. It should also allow you to change any floppy drives you may or may not have. If you can't change them, then you may need to have a look through all you settings, and find the one called FDC (Floppy Drive Controller). Make sure it's Enabled. Once you have done this, save and exit. The system will reboot, and you should now have access to the floppy drive.

If you need me to clarify anything, just reply to this post. If it works, please rate it.

Tim

Posted on Apr 19, 2009

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