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Disk drive

Disk drive

Disk drive

All of a sudden my disk drive won't work.  It says device
not ready.   What is wrong and can I fix it??

RE: Disk drive

Assuming you have a disk in the drive, and you haven't been inside your computer lately, disk drives go bad. You need to replace it. sorry.

RE: Disk drive

Or maybe a cable has become loose?

RE: Disk drive

why don't you check the cable? Or try to replace with a new one.

RE: Disk drive

further assuming that this problem is eons old and you've probably done something about it, but banking on the fact that you might have not bothered...

The previous post regarding replacing the floppy drive is likely correct.  However, checking all cabling is in order before sending this component to the heap.

Don't spend too much time - computer junkyard shops sell these things for about $20.

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