floppy drive ? Tags: Floppy Disk Components Last response: February 4, 2007 10:55 AM in Components Share slick8 February 2, 2007 10:53:05 AM can a bad floppy drive prevent your pc from booting or even posting, im upgrading a system and i cant even post up, its the last possibility, i dont have another one to try. More about : floppy drive apt403 February 2, 2007 2:21:02 PM You dont need a floppy drive for you computer to function (unless its 1984), just unplug it and see if your pc posts. I dont think it could do anything to hinder your pc from booting, but stranger things have happened. BuffaloFan February 4, 2007 10:55:47 AM I cannot think of a reason why a bad flopy drive would interfere with bootup. Have you tried just disconnecting the drive to see what happens? mike Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedLooking for IDE Floppy Drive Cable Forum SolvedFloppy Drive Help Forum SolvedIs connecting an Internal Floppy drive to a USB or SATA header possible? Forum SolvedIncluding a Floppy Drive - my dilemma Forum I can see the files on floppy drive but will not let me copy them to the hard drive. Says floppy is not formatted. H Forum Solvedcd rom and floppy disc drive Forum Solvedide to sata adaptor showing up as floppy disk when using a dvd drive Forum SolvedFloppy Disk Drive Forum SolvedHow to disable a floppy drive by use of a BIOS Forum SolvedI need to replace a failed P5KPL-C motherboard; I use a floppy drive a lot. Forum Writing a floppy image into a USB flash drive Forum How to Stop XP from looking for floppy in drive A:? Forum SolvedFloppy power for SATA drive Forum Bytecc BT-144 external floppy disc drive Forum USB floppy drive not reading Forum I don't have a floppy (A) drive for the motherboard/ notebook sata drivers - how can I get XP to look elsewhere? Forum where can i find a full version of MS-DOS on your floppy drive? Forum SolvedWill a R-driver III usb 2 0 to sata/ide cable work with a 3 5 floppy drive Forum SolvedUpdating bios without floppy drive Forum SolvedNo 'A' drive seen after floppy install Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !