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Iv just got a new dell inspiron 530s/1180 and i keep getting diskette drive 0 seek failure then i have to press f1 to get it going can anyone help thx for your time
My guess if it's new is that it doesn't have a floppy drive but thinks it should.
Enter BIOS setup by hitting F1, F2, Del or similar at startup (there should be a message saying Press <some button> to enter setup).
Then it will depend on your BIOS (they're all different) but you either want to tell it there isn't a floppy drive or tell it not to check for one, or tell it not to display errors if it doesn't find one.
Unfortunately all BIOS's are different so I can't tell exactly what setting you're looking for.
Posted on Aug 30, 2008
Does the PC have a floppy drive? If it doesn't It appears that your BIOS (Basic PC setup) thinks that there is one! I think that pressing f2 on boot will bring you into the BIOS setup.
In there, see can you locate any reference to 3.5 inch floppy and amend it to the setting which suits the config of your PC.
Please take care as to what other settings you change in the BIOS
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Posted on Aug 30, 2008
When I start my pc it to goes to diskette drive 0 seek failure and not going to f2
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