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I get an error message diskette drive O seek failure. What does this mean. My computer was fine last week then i went to play a cd and the tray wouldnt open now i cant get it to close. i am disable and need to know how to fix this.

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It means that your diskette drive is enable in BIOS it normally happens when you restore the default settings of your BIOS.
You have to boot to safe mode by pressing F2 in most computers or Del key.
If you dont have any diskette drive then disable the Diskette Drive or Floppy disk then press F10 to safe then restart.
Hope this Help

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