Re: What's making my 3.5" floppydrive rattle?

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by °Mike°, Jul 25, 2003.

  1. °Mike°

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    Is your virus scanner set to check floppy drives?


    On Fri, 25 Jul 2003 01:07:27 GMT, in
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    Jeff Wisnia scrawled:

    >For the past few days my WIN98 computer's (empty) 3.5" floppy drive has
    >rattled for several seconds like some program is trying to access a disk
    >in it. This occurs about once every half hour, when I'm not using the
    >computer and I don't have any user programs open, just a screen saver
    >and whatever else is running in the background, and I do have a DSL
    >connection open.
    >
    >This started happening "all by itself" and has me puzzled. I've never
    >had any of the other computers I use act like this, and it can't be
    >doing the floppy drive any good.
    >
    >What should I look for to locate what's making this happen and stop it.
    >
    >Thanks guys,
    >
    >Jeff


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