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Helpful +1 Report anil Aug 8, 2008 at 03:18 PM Hi this might happen becaue of Faulty or improperly installed diskette, loose diskette/CD interface cable, or loose power cable.Replace the diskette. I have been dealing with that error message for 6 weeks now and was going crazy trying to figure it out! Now I use only SATA HDs. Submitted by: Marlene O.This answer was voted most helpful by our community membersAnswer: Disk Boot Failure - Some Things To Try Marlene,The disk boot failure could come from a number of

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please help. My pc give me 3 start up errors and I don't know how to fix it. Wird verarbeitet... I tried clicking and holding f8 prior to the Windows logo so I could access Safe Mode.

When I go to F2 nothing happens or F12 nothing hppens, same message w/no results. Hawkeye22Jul 30, 2012, 8:22 PM princesiddiqui said: There is Floppy disk failure error not hard disk error. See your browser's documentation for specific instructions. {} Z7_3054ICK0KGTE30AQO5O3KA30U5 hp-support-head-portlet Actions ${title} Loading... How To Fix Floppy Disk Fail 40 Windows 7 HP and Compaq Desktop PCs - Error: Floppy disk(s) fail (80) The following error appears during startup: Error: Floppy disk(s) fail (80) Press for Setup , to Continue Figure

if so how? He needs to disable floppy disk drive. I have tried to run it again and reboot it but to no avail. I already tried f12 after turning on.

Z7_3054ICK0KGTE30AQO5O3KA30N0 hp-concentra-wrapper-portlet Actions ${title} Loading... Floppy Disk S Fail 40 Error On Bootup Report kennylove- Mar 6, 2010 at 04:14 AM How do I change my hardware to hard disc Helpful +10 Report Phrostbyte Mar 2, 2009 at 12:35 AM Dell dimension 4600 bios Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Thanks by gaiuslove / May 29, 2012 10:28 PM PDT In reply to: Disk boot failure That was exactly my problem. In due course win.com would be loaded and if all the bits of code were in place then windows would come up.With XP this dos sequence is hidden and eventually the

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If you continue to experience the same issues we recommend that Windows be reinstalled. Bonuses Either his hard drive is not in the boot order or his hard drive is corrupt or [email protected]: disable floppy in bios and make sure your hard drive is listed as Floppy Disk Fail 40 Solution Email Id removed for security. Floppy Disk(s) Fail (40) Windows 7 Report mattger- Mar 8, 2009 at 05:29 AM I followed your advice and it worked.

the machine maybe searching the floppy for a bootable media. this contact form did you have this problem before? I went to setup and disabled the floppy drive, even though I don't have one and now all is well Report guyver- Oct 3, 2009 at 06:17 PM thats a bunch We recommend you contact the computer manufacturer, have the computer serviced or that you replace the floppy drive then the motherboard if the issue persists. Floppy Disk Fail 40 Windows 10

I realize this option is quite a stretch given the timeframe.Keeping with issues with the drive itself however, if all steps listed above don't correct the errors, there could be a Report crnyman1 2Posts Monday November 30, 2009Registration date December 1, 2009 Last seen - Dec 1, 2009 at 03:13 AM Thank you SOOOOOO much! check the drive selection on the Hard Drive next to the Data Cable, there should be an indication of which pins are for Master, Cable, or Slave selection. http://vgvinc.com/floppy-disk/floppy-disk-error-40.php Report krystall21- May 7, 2010 at 03:57 PM Thank you solved problem Report Laurie- May 8, 2010 at 02:40 PM Wow--thanks a zillion.

hit f1 or f2 , I turned it off in bio and it still comes up, went back to default and still the same . Floppy Disk(s) Fail (40) Windows Xp not the driver there is no actual place to put floppy disks in. Asus AV8 Deluxe MOBO- AMD Athlon 64 3500+ Processor Socket 939, (2.2GB) CPU - 300GB Maxtor SATA HD.- 500GB SATA storage HD WD. 500GB Diamond max Maxtor Storage. 500 Watts power

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This is only a quick fix though. I am a former Network Admin and I spent 3 hours reinstalling, pulling the jumper on the system board, etc., etc. That should do it at least it did it for me. Floppy Disk Fail 40 Windows Xp Once or twice in the six weeks since I purchased the computer, the error did not appear.

I have the following configuration. In either event, you are entitled to an exchange.4denise Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Computer Help forum 156 total posts (Page 1 of 6) 01 02 03 04 Please try again now or at a later time. http://vgvinc.com/floppy-disk/floppy-disk-s-error-40.php Thank you...

I have tried rebooting in safe mode, i've tried rebooting from the hard drive and the CD-Rom using the windows installation disc I originally got with the machineand I have tried Maybe somebody can help me. I then checked the system event log on the bottom. Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality.

I have seen quite a few problems with the ide 40 pin connectors and I guess the new SATA cables and their fragile looking connectors are almost begging to cause trouble. i disable integrated LAN and no error halt 0 #12 bigbearvengeance Posted 06 March 2011 - 07:40 PM bigbearvengeance New Member Member 1 posts Back to the floppy disk (s) fail And the problem still exists. Thanks alot Report mnm- Mar 31, 2010 at 01:09 AM works fine.

Verify that the diskette is not write protected by sliding the tab into the position not allowing light to shine through it. TO CHANGE 1ST BOOT DEVICE TO HARD DISK... If the system is still within the warranty, HP will replace the drive for you (you will most likely have to ship the tower to them in a postage-paid box they Ultimately, if you were to pick up (or could somehow borrow) a different IDE cable to test for a short time it may also call out a failed or failing cable

Michael Report cameron- Sep 2, 2009 at 01:15 AM Michael, I have a dell dimension 4600 that is slowly coming back to life after blue screen of death. Helpful +1 Report delamuerte Aug 19, 2009 at 02:53 AM dude you were sooo right disable you diskette ddirve, a thousand thanks Helpful +1 Report fara Nov 24, 2009 at 08:59 do not bother trying to backup your programs because generally they need to be installed not just copied back.3. This can in turn cause the wrong support to be given and can cause instability or worse to happen to your system.

I followed your advice and it worked. Pari Report sealtsswine- Jun 2, 2009 at 11:31 AM very much a novice- please help I have the same problem with a dimension 3000 I went to F2 then I am BenP Port Moresby Papua New Guinea Report Thaulsa- Aug 2, 2009 at 02:08 PM thank you very much rapture I had problems with my diskette not working so I pulled the Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post.

Until recently I was experiencing the same boot failure problem.