I took it apart and put it back together and cleaned the lens, and upgraded the firmware, but it is still the same Or was it settings in the BIOS master and slave that you were referring to? Posted 26 November – And I don’t believe there is a special driver for it–just Microsoft’s generic one. I tried to update the driver by having Windows automatically find the correct driver, but it could not be found. There are none for a floppy drive though.
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Several functions may not work. Keep up the good work and thanks a ton once again. In the end, I don’t remember whether we replaced the drive The random read error problems started happenning about the same time when I unplugged and re-plugged the drive back in temporarily replaced it with a hard-drive.
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Thanks for your responses, though. Please log in to reply. If it’s still applicable, I can have someone check that the jumper settings are correct on the two drives on whatever cable it was on.
I downloaded the driver update from the driverguide website you need to register; send me email to get it directly; file size 4841b Normally, when you try to explore or view the CD contents, Windows Explorer freezes up until the drive quits trying.
What’s the simplest troubleshooting method you know? A Floppy disk should never be on the same cable as an optical drive. My user’s computer is an HP Compaq Dm.
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After the driver update process, everything was just fine. 4481h really appreciate your kind gesture. Started by hotshotNov 23 The site is doing a great job by helping a few confused techies like me keep up the good work guys. Posted 05 May – Edited by quietman7, 09 December – Killeen, TX Local time: Posted 02 June – 4481v When you put in a CD, it tries to read it for a while and then fails.
Using the site is easy and fun. Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers. I made sure the power and ribbon connections were firmly in there, and I checked Device Manager.
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Posted 26 November – I probably will end up replacing the drive. It’s certainly not my computer, or I would definitely do just what you said.
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There are none for a floppy drive though. Have you tried using a CD cleaner? Central Illinois Local time: