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FLOPPY DISK fail (40)

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FLOPPY DISK fail (40)
  • Having the following message at startup means that there is a problem with your floppy drive.
  • To handle this problem try the following:
  • Check in the device manager that there is no yellow exclamation point near the floppy drive, if so reinstall the driver.
  • Go into the BIOS and check if your floppy drive is set as primary boot device, if so change it (set the Hard Disk as primary boot device).
  • Go into the BIOS and set your floppy drive A as Disabled or Not Installed, save with the F10 key and restart your PC.
  • Make sure the floppy drive is connected.
  • If this persists disconnect (permanently) the floppy drive from the PC.

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