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Floppy drive not listed in computer mgmt

My floppy drive is enabled in the bios appears in the device manager, the drivers also no yellow question marks BUT does not appear on the list in computer mgmt.i also get a message like this every time i put a disk that contains data in the drive: the disk in drive A is not formatted would you like to format now? needless to say my floppy drive does not work and it is new.

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Your floppy disk drive has failed. You will need to replace it. they are usually pretty cheap.

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