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Floppy Diskette Seek Failure

Recently while on the internet my computer spontaneously crashed, turned blue, memory dump and then wouldn't even turn on. CPU was making a grinding noise. Opened it up, purged the power, took out a few cards, put things back in and then the computer started up again but getting a floppy diskette seek failure message. When I ignore it, my cpu loads up normally. What is wrong and/or what can I do about this!

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1st-replace the ribbon cable for floppy, see if that works,2 nd replace floppy

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