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On my pc monitor appears " Floppy diskette seek failure"

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If you do not have a floppy diskette drive as you have stated, it may be the case that your BIOS has the floppy as the first device to boot from even though you don't have a floppy - I'm guessing, so I could be wrong.

Try to get into your BIOS (F2) and check out what the boot order of devices is. If a floppy is first or occurs prior to your CD drive, then put your CD first before the hard disk drive and eliminate anything else.

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To remove the message just go to bios, press f2 when you turn on your computer, press enter in boot menu, set first boot in hdd and second boot in cdroom (using + - key)and disable boot from floppy by pressing the space bar
Go to advance and if there is any setting about swap or seek from floppy make it disable

Hope it helps

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SOURCE: floppy diskette seek failure

F2 Scroll down to "Drives" and open the menu. choose "Diskette Drive" and turn it "Off".

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SOURCE: my pc go to diskette drive 0 seek failure

U'r hard drive is not communicating with the system. Open the pc (power off) and check the cable connections. While U'r there, clean with blow or vac. U'r HD may have died. The data may still be there and got to with a new hd.

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try to go to bios set up..then change the boot order..in the boot tab,,change the "first boot" label with hard disk..then it wont seek for floppy again..

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