do not need. By first clicking on A: and then trying to execute Format, you have already made A: the current drive, which is consequently blocked by the OS. Can you recommend a good place? Electro magnetism causes of a lot of those probs? (that's really for future info)anyway - real outside chance is to open application and then try 2 open floppy from within app http://amazonfonts.com/unable-to/windows-was-unable-to-complete-the-format-cd-rw.html
alanwaston posted Dec 17, 2016 at 7:16 AM Weekend Deal - Free Ubisoft Games clifford_cooley posted Dec 16, 2016 at 7:31 AM Would like to install Microsoft Office 2010 on a To start with, I thought the drive itself was knackered but after swapping it with a known working one, it did the same thing. The beauty of this is that I can identify the floppy with the icon and the letter is ALWAYS A! These are all charities or nonprofit agencies, with > different operating systems, ranging from Windows Me thru XP thru > Vista. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/240325-45-cant-format-floppy-disk
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / August 30, 2005 9:44 AM PDT In reply to: Good news! C. Hello and welcome to the Windows 7 Forums, a community where users can discuss anything related to the this Microsoft operating system. jm132Nov 10, 2009, 3:57 AM aford10 said: Make sure the floppy disk isn't locked.
White Guest Hi, Peter. I even tried - for the first time in years - to boot from the floppy diskette I made - and that worked, too, on the first try! Login now. Gordon, Nov 7, 2009 #8 Student Guest > >> I agree USB sticks are far superior but the floppy isn't quite dead yet! >> > > For things like the above
I ALSO hope that Windows 7 will accommodate Office 2000. > Pete Brady Nothing to do with the OS and all to do with the hardware in the computer. Is a floppy drive even supported by Windows 7? C. Peter "David" <> wrote in message news:... > > FWIW, I was just able to format two 1.44 floppies, it took 4 seconds each. > Win 7 Ult 64 bit >
Share Flag This conversation is currently closed to new comments. 5 total posts (Page 1 of 1) + Follow this Discussion · | Thread display: Collapse - | Expand + Please join our friendly community by clicking the button below - it only takes a few seconds and is totally free. First time I'd seen an MS-DOS boot-up screen in years. ;<) Please tell us a few more facts about your computer, your Windows version and your formatting method: 1. Your name or email address: Do you already have an account?
I try the orginal flopy and the problem remains, so I toss it away and go on. Added IDE disk to SCSI system - can't boot without floppy? Windows Was Unable To Complete The Format Floppy All rights reserved. I tried streaming the drivers to a custom XP cd but the installation program claims that the drivers are corrupt...unlikely as I downloaded then off the website probably another post anyway.
http://www.eset.com Peter Geddes, Nov 28, 2009 #16 Mr doe Guest Peter Geddes wrote: > Only other thing I can add it's a GigaByte motherboard with an SB750 > chipset. > this contact form I have read somewhere that this problem is sometimes fixed by doing that...not much of a fix but a start. 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - lol by Absolutely · 9 years I ALSO hope that Windows 7 will accommodate Office 2000. > Pete Brady I hope floppies die a miserable painful death. What kind of floppy disk drive (hardware) are you using? 2.
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Your cache administrator is webmaster. I have just built a new system using giga-byte ga-ma790xt-ud4p motherboard and phenom II 945 processor. Yes, I >do have a memory stick, but I do hope that Windows 7 will accommodate >floppies.
Ken Blake - Microsoft MVP replied on February 10, 2014 http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-files/floppy-disk-compatability/2bd79262-79f4-4db3-9c98-72490861a79c?auth=1CNet PLEASE do an article on this!! Reset Post Submit Post Hardware Forums Desktop · 24,973 discussions Laptops · 2,482 discussions Hardware · 18,794 discussions Networks · 41,254 discussions Storage · 1,987 discussions Peripheral · 2,045 discussions Latest Similar Threads Instal Windows 7 on RAID with no Floppy Just D, Feb 5, 2010, in forum: alt.windows7.general Replies: 2 Views: 5,258 Just D Feb 6, 2010 4gb floppy disk hehehe I too am looking for a fix.
Do take a look at this MS KB link:http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;140060 Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - what I've tried by laughinggull / August 19, 2005 8:03 AM PDT In I think if you close all of your other programs, you will be able to format your floppy drive. Monday to Friday > > I edit the typing and store it on a floppy and give it to my secretary > who then prints it out. > > The beauty http://amazonfonts.com/unable-to/windows-was-unable-to-complete-the-format-usb.html I was able to format >>> the disk with Windows XP no problem. >>> >>> This is with Windows 7 64-bit.