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Nothing in my computer and nothing in disk management. Sign In Sign Up Home Forums Browse Back Browse Forums Rules Donation Activity Back Activity Unread Content Content I Started My Activity Streams All Activity Search Subscription Back Subscription Orders Manage Microsoft's silence/ignorance is embarrassing. As I often reinstall from new, I also have the more important third party software on another partition, for fast reinstallation. his comment is here

Yes No Sorry, something has gone wrong. Drivers Random floppy drive seek and hard drive light flashingI've been noticing after re-installing Win 7 that I get random floppy drive seeks and the hard drive light flashes like crazy I then copied some files to the disk, they did copy this time, then closed all windows and reopened explorer to the F. Regretfully, you chose to ignore my other comments.Click to expand... http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-files/floppy-read-error-0x800706f9/ccdd4a96-e23d-46f1-97ea-53fccd55753f

I was hoping that someone may have found a solution to the problem but I'm aware that there are few people using USB floppy drives now. What about fixing the problem and quick passing the blame to everone except Microsoft. I also build computers from scratch. It a lot simpler to use a 3 1/2 disk for small files that you change on a daily bases.Why is the blame always pass to the amd chip set or

When I try to again copy files to the disk I get the disk not formatted - but it will not format the disk and keeps giving a bad media message It is a member of the Microsoft Partner Program. Defective or deteriorating memory can result in software memory errors and even cause the whole system to crash. Any ideas?

I have a multiboot system and i copied this file from Windows Vista Ultimate SP1 : /Windows/System32/Drivers/sfloppy.sys to the same path in Windows 7 and now i can see the floppy It does not matter weather it is Window 7 problem or AMD chipset or a motherboard issue we are trying to help each other. Vista seemed Ok .. http://winpedia.org/disk-error-0x800706f9/ A Error Code 0x800706f9 error code is caused by a Hexadecimal formatting error.

Performance & Maintenance Problem with Floppy DriveI just did a clean install of Windows 7 When i boot the system up, i now get this message "Diskette Drive 0 Seek Failure Additional messages associated with this matter: Install Error Code 0x800706f9 Reinstall Error Code 0x800706f9 Error Code 0x800706f9 crash Error Code 0x800706f9 is missing Remove Error Code 0x800706f9 Download Error Code 0x800706f9 Now I would like to uninstall it and go back to Vista.. All hardware manufacturers had more than a year, to examine the Windows 7 code and make adjustments accordingly" Windows 7 is widely ackowledged as an astronomical improvement over Vista, this obviously

i have select in the finaly option rebuild all or rebuild only one.... The problem was there as well, although not known to me while I had it installed. If there a problem own up to it and fix it.That all I ask. no other selection...

You can only upload files of type PNG, JPG, or JPEG. http://beforeoverclock.com/disk-error/disk-error-80-hex.php Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Hardware & Devices Our Sites Site Links About Us Find Us Vista Forums Eight Forums Ten Forums Help Me Bake Network Status Contact Us Legal Privacy and cookies Windows 7 Forums The drive does not appear in My Computer, I have tried troubleshooting the device, uninstalling it and re-installing it and trying to install other drivers to resolve the issue (windows will

IBM for updating BIOS's on older systems that don't have CD-ROM's, and DELL servers without CD-ROM's. Because win7 is a new platform it is not supported by many manufacturers yet and is unlikely to be supported for outdated devices such as floppy disc drives. I'm still surprised that it didn't die totally I have posted almost the same text in the microsoft.public.windows.64bit.general newsgroup. weblink But, in several cases, I found that software which was so old as to only be available on a floppy, was not worth the effort.

The floppy worked find under vista, same chip set and motherboard. I got a reply from a person who has a motherboard with an Intel X58 chipset, and with a Sony floppy drive attached to the board's 34-pin connector, and it works but if i try to burn, whit nero 6, or cdburnerxp, the burn works, but when i try to install it give my the error... (i try whit dvd-r or dvd-rw...)when

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This is the gist of what I'm running, to be followed by the quite annoying problem... -CD:24X Double Layer Dual Format DVD+-R/+-RW + CD-R/RW... The error states that my disk needs to be formatted. But if you right click it and choose properties it shows that disk space has been used. Manufacturers and developers of software apps and hardware drivers use different codes to indicate various types of errors.

i write for the second error.. All of the other files work on the floppy except this one word document (the one she is after). HERE'S WHERE THINGS GET FUNKY. check over here Automatic System Restore will begin and restart the device once it completes.

I close explorer window, remove the disk and reinstalled the disk, open explorer to F. I would just like a fix. It a sad day when Microsoft can not or will not fix a simple problem as a floppy. The media descriptor byte is located in the BPB of the boot sector at offset 21 (15h) and in the first byte of each FAT on the disk.

The Vista installation sees the Windows 7 installation as an "old windows" installation, and puts all the files in a Windows.old folder and doesn't erase them. Sorry to bear bad news. Google or Bing? 54 answers More questions My computer is doing weird things wtf Halpppp!!!!11? 13 answers How to make a low end computer faster ? 8 answers How do I It may not be formatted" after the error code.

Try that simple task first to see if it fixes the error code problem. To get around this I used Ubuntu just like you read at http://forums.cnet.com/5208-7588_102-0.html?messageID=3105734&tag=forums06;posts#3105734Yes they were recovering a hard disk but the same method along with booting to DOS (see www.bootdisk.com) seems It a lot simpler to use a 3 1/2 disk for small files that you change on a daily bases.Why is the blame always pass to the amd chip set or View attachment 5216 #15 kemical, Feb 5, 2010 dlj New MemberJoined:Feb 3, 2010Messages:10Likes Received:0 floppy drive problem No rak I am afraid you are wrong.

Also I realize that floppies are old hat but the become useful for updating BIOSes outside of the OS. before ther are windows vista ultimate, installed whit original dvd.... 0 Share this post Link to post Share on other sites nasosan    0 0 13 posts October 12, 2007 Posted You'll find discussions about fixing problems with computer hardware, computer software, Windows, viruses, security, as well as networks and the Internet.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion 3.5 floppy data recover by Software program problems.