floppy disk drive disappeared from my system

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August 19, 2009 at 12:11:44
Specs: Windows XP Professional, transcend DDR2-800,1.93GB ram
floppy disk drive icon is just disappeared from device manager and also from my computer folder which has list of drives and removable media.if i type A:\ in run command prompt it says it is unavailable plz suggest how to enable it

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#1
August 19, 2009 at 12:39:24
Is it listed in the bios?

Sounds like perhaps the drive died. You can test by putting in a boot diskette, setting bios to boot a: first, to see if it will read the floppy.


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#2
August 19, 2009 at 18:24:17
Check floppy disk drive cables. Might have come loose or detached.

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#3
August 20, 2009 at 10:24:10
thank you all,i have enabled floppy drive in bios. i request all of you to stop giving suggestions to this resolved issue.once again thank you all

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