Diskette Drive 0 Seek Failure Error Message [Solved/Closed]

sheila616 5 Posts Sunday August 12, 2012Registration date August 20, 2012 Last seen - Aug 12, 2012 at 02:01 PM - Latest reply:  JE
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Hello, I have read previously solved situations submitted that were dealing with error message Diskette Drive 0 Seek Failure. I get the same and have to hit F1 to continue. I understand the error most likely could be corrected by going into CMOS screen and disabling floppy drive or highlighting Drive A and then putting NONE in field... IF... you don't have a floppy drive.
But, I ...DO...have an external floppy drive that I use. So could you please advise me on how to get rid of the aggravating error message and still maintain function of my floppy drive? Thank you so much! Help greatly appreciated.
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xpcman 18602 Posts Wednesday October 8, 2008Registration dateModeratorStatus February 23, 2018 Last seen - Aug 12, 2012 at 02:59 PM
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Your external floppy is probably a USB drive and should not be affected by disabling the floppy seek that the BIOS initiates.

Good Luck
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sheila616 5 Posts Sunday August 12, 2012Registration date August 20, 2012 Last seen - Aug 20, 2012 at 11:54 AM
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Resolved with your help. Thank You!!
Thanks... was able to use the same technique..RESOLVED