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Reformating i,follow your steps how to reformat...but when i put windows xp in to a cd room icant install..thers an UNEXPECTED ERROR 79482944 ACCRED AT LINE 1773 IN D:\XPSP\BASE\BOOT\SETUP\ARCDISP.C.............Says there...what should i do???tnx..

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Re: reformating

Insert windows XP and boot from cd and it will ask u Press any key to start from CDRom and repartitioned ur hard disk and reinstall it by using NTFS Partition

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Shows No Disc

Click start control panel administration tools computer management device manager scroll down cd-dvd rom drives you might see a yellow question /exclamation mark ? ! or a red X right click to update driver

you might have to physically unplug the leads for this cd/dvd restart your computer then plug them back this should activate the found new hardware wizard

if this does not fix the problem it might be a registry problem if you cant see your disk drive in windows explorer

Close all open programs

Click on Start, Run, and type regedit and press Enter
Click on the plus signs (+) next to the following folders







This folder is the DVD/CD-ROM Drive Class Description in the registry. Look for any of the following names in the right hand column.

Upper Filters

Lower Filters

Upper Filters.bak

Lower Filters.bak

If any of the above keys shown in step 4 are listed, right-click on them and choose Delete

After deleting the keys, close the registry editor
Reboot your computer

Open My Computer and check to see if your CD or DVD drives have returned. You may also want to open Device Manager and verify that the yellow exclamation and error code on the CD or DVD drive is gone.

hope this helps

if this fails to fix the problem

It could be a problem with the lens you could use a liquid type lens cleaner place 2-3 drops on top of a cd/dvd then run it

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Driver for Teac FD-505 Combo Floppy Drive?

You may have to enable 'A' drive through the bios. Depending on the bios, you need to hit F1 or F2 or F10 at initial start up. You can hit all three at once and get into the bios. Then navigate your way through the bios to find where to enable and disable drives.

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1 Answer have a Windows 7 system & wish to plu in a stash USB floppy reader but CD only reads in XP or 98?

If you have an external floppy reader, that is USB, it should be plug and play with Windows 7. What error did you get when you plugged it into the computer?

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Need a password

Dear i have send some instruction of need a password.
please follow the instructions.
and you receive a password.

1. Download a free demo version of Windows Key (to reset a "Demo12345" password for a trial) or buy an instant download online (to reset an unknown password)
2. Run the downloaded file to install Windows Key. You can install Windows Key on any PC you have access to
3. At the end of the installation process enable the "Run Windows Key" check-box and click the "Finish" button. Windows Key will be launched automatically
4. Create a password reset CD, USB Flash drive or a driver floppy following the instructions below:
Using a Windows Key bootable CD 1. Click the "CD image" link
2. Insert Windows Setup CD and browse for the TXTSETUP.SIF file. The file is usually located in the 'I386' folder of the Windows Setup CD. Click "Next" (Don't have any Windows Setup CD? Request a Windows Key .ISO download)
3. Enter you name and set your own password for the bootable CD (you may set an empty password). Click "Next"
4. WindowsKey.iso file is created
5. Insert a blank CD, specify your burning drive from the list and click "Next"
6. Windows Key password reset CD is ready
What should I do next?
7. Reboot your system with this CD
8. Windows Setup process starts
9. After all the required files are loaded from the bootable CD, Windows Key starts working. It displays your license info and asks to enter the password that you set for the bootable CD
Continue to step 14*
Using a Windows Key bootable USB Flash Drive 1. Click the "USB Flash Drive" link
2. Connect a blank USB Flash Drive. Click "Next"
3. Insert Windows Setup CD and browse for the TXTSETUP.SIF file. Click "Next" (Don't have any Windows Setup CD? Request { /iso-request.htm } a Windows Key .ISO download)
4. Enter you name and set your own password for the bootable USB Flash Drive (you may set an empty password). Click "Next"
5. Windows Key password reset USB Drive is ready

What should I do next?
6. Reboot your system with this USB Drive. To reboot your PC with USB Flash Drive you may need to set the following options for the BIOS Setup Utility: after rebooting your PC please press "Del" or "F2" to run BIOS Setup Utility, go to the "Boot" section and press "F6" to move the "Hard Drive" device up, press "Enter" on the "Hard Drive" option and press "F6" to move the "USB Drive" device up. After all the changes are set please press "F10" to exit and save the settings
7. Windows Setup process starts
8. After all the required files are loaded from the USB Drive, Windows Key starts working. It displays your license info and asks to enter the password that you set for the bootable USB Flash Drive
Continue to step 14*
Using a Windows Key driver floppy 1. Click the "driver floppy" link
2. Insert a blank floppy into the floppy drive and click "Next"
3. Enter you name and set your own password for the driver floppy (you may set an empty password). Click "Next"
4. Windows Key creates three files on the floppy: winkey.sys, winkey.inf and textsetup.oem. The driver floppy is ready What should I do next?
5. Insert Windows Setup CD or bootable floppy and reboot your PC
6. Windows Setup blue screen appears
7. Press "F6" when Windows Setup prompts for additional drivers at the bottom line of the blue screen
8. Windows Setup continues loading required files from the bootable CD or floppies
9. Windows Setup prompts you to press "S" to specify additional drivers. Press "S" and insert the Windows Key driver floppy
10. Press "Enter" to specify the "Windows Key" driver
11. Windows Setup loads the files from the floppy drive
12. Windows Setup continues loading the files from the Setup CD or prompts you to continue with the rest of the bootable floppies
13. After all the required files are loaded from the Setup CD or bootable floppies, Windows Key starts working. It displays your license info and asks to enter the password that you set for the driver floppy
Continue to step 14*
Boot Mode 14. Please enter the password that you have set for the Windows Key bootable media
15. Select the Windows installation to be unlocked
16. Windows Key asks: "Undo Windows Key changes? (Y/N)". Press "N" if you want to reset the password or "Y" if you want to leave the original passwords and cancel the program changes
17. Select the account to reset the password for
18. Windows Key asks: "Reset 'account_name' password? (Y/N)". Press "Y" to reset the password or "N" to leave the original password
19. Windows Key asks: "Reset password for another account? (Y/N)". Press "Y" to reset password for another account or "N" to quit Windows Key
20. Remove the Windows Key bootable media and restart your PC.

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Windows Pro XP will not recognize external floppy drive made by Smartdisc. I was given a Dell C8xx floppy drive, however it requires a special cable connector and not a USB

Check Ebay for the proper cable for the Dell floppy drive. Only a few dollars and plenty of them. All of the floppy cable will work on your C800. Note: the floppy cable is not the same as the CD cable. They do not interchange. You must get a floppy cable.
XP will recognize a USB floppy once XP is installed, but you won't be able to boot from it to install XP since the USB drivers aren't installed until Windows is installed.

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Options for installing Windows on old laptop with broken CD drive

Since this Laptop is a older version, there is remote chance of having USB drive (Memory Stick or Pen Drive option), Best way is getting the help of local laptop engineer to connect external cd drive and instal Win XP, which is advisable,

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I am unable to access my teac FD-05PUW usb floppy disk disk drive it come up in my computer as disk B but when I try to assess the drive it tells me the disk is not formatted but when I attempt to format...

Solution 1.
Try using the Installation CD or Utiltity CD that came with your drive to format it.

If theres a Utility CD then install it on your computer and try formating it from the utility application.

If the windows error messages still persist then try formating it with the windows default options or NTFS option.

Apr 26, 2009 | Teac FD-05PUB External Floppy Drive

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Need vista driver for FD-05PUB teac usb floppy drive

You should have (if bought new) had a mini disc in with the drive. If not try the manufacturers site and download it. It's also possible by doing the add/remove hardware and pointing towards Microsoft for the driver it will install for you. Hope this helps...Tango.

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1. make sure you backup ALL data you want, after a format it is un-retrievable without the right tools
2. put your windows XP disk in the cd drive, and turn on PC
3. when it asks "Press any key to boot form CD" hit a key
4. a blue screen will appear with writing flashing down the bottom for a few minutes until you come to a menu
5. press "enter" to start a install "esc" when it asks if you want to repair old installation
7. highlight the relevant partition and press "d" to delete old partition, then "enter" then "L"
8. it will not go back to partition menu, in which case you select "C" to create a new partition and then "enter" and "enter" again
9. select "format the partition with the NTFS file system" it will now format the hard drive, then copy files, restart by itself then begin the second part of the instiallation which im sure you could manage

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Please check If your CD drive is detected on BIOS, if yes then Put a Windows XP bootale CD (checkout for the Service Pack) and choose boot from CD in the BIOS and go for "repair option" after the Agreement "I Agree-press F8" session. complete the installation then try installing the printer.

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