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Search all issuesPreview this magazine » Browse all issues1975198019851990199520002005 Jan 7-14, 1985Jan 21, 1985Jan 28, 1985Feb 4, 1985Feb 11, 1985Feb 18, 1985Feb 25, 1985Mar 4, 1985Mar 11, 1985Mar 18, 1985Apr 1, Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/911307 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? At first I thought it could be something to do with the CPU or graphics card overheating, but that wouldn't happen that soon after booting up would it? I also do not have a backup drive. this contact form

All rights reserved. Under Resident Shield they now have a field for adding exclusions from the Resident Shield, and so I tried adding an exclusion for the floppy drive, however that doesn't seem to As I said, it doesn't happen often, but I'm worried it could get worse, and I want the problem to be solved since I've just spent 60 on trying to do ekim68 replied Mar 7, 2017 at 1:18 AM Loading... https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-random-floppy-access.911307/

If the first boot device is the floppy, the system will of course check it. I took it to my local independent computer shop, and after checking all the components they told me it was a motherboard problem, so I got that replaced as well as Let me know if your still experiencing issues __________________ 08-16-2005, 01:34 PM #3 nickrollins Registered Member Join Date: Dec 2004 Posts: 11 OS: Win98 SE I've tried the Word Association 11 PC wont turn on at all (no leds no...

These need not be only word processing documents, but also things like .ZIP files, .MP3 files, graphic images, and many other types of data files. Thank you for your time. InfoWorld also celebrates people, companies, and projects....https://books.google.com/books/about/InfoWorld.html?id=rjAEAAAAMBAJ&utm_source=gb-gplus-shareInfoWorldMy libraryHelpAdvanced Book SearchGet Textbooks on Google PlayRent and save from the world's largest eBookstore. How to backup bookmarks and... [SOLVED] Most Popular B2b Marketplace...

Come back if you do not know how to do that. I get paranoid when my computer begins to do something seemingly for no reason, as I've learned most times there's always a cause. An error (403 Forbidden) has occurred in response to this request. this website Solved: Random Floppy Access Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Soknopais, Mar 19, 2010.

If "A" (presuming that is the floppy) is checked uncheck it. Eventually it got really bad, turning itself off immediately after bootup 10 times in succession; eventually Windows wouldn't even load, just showing the desktop, "half-wait" mouse pointer and no taskbar or I havent narrowed it down yet though __________________ « boot up problem Win95 :>( | dsl connection » Thread Tools Show Printable Version Download Thread Search this Thread Advanced Search This seems to be the situation with Malwarebytes as well.

The primary reason this concerns me is I've dealt with vundo before and the floppy began to access after reaching the desktop then as well. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_xp-update/windows-keeps-accessing-empty-floppy-drive/39b0c712-2238-4fc9-b046-4c293bc5308c If it is not, I apologise. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... If so change boot device priority to make it as you wish, but say HDD, DVD etc and then floppy.

I can only figure that they changed something in a recent update to cause this activity. weblink Tech Support Forum Security Center Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help General Computer Security Computer Security News Microsoft Support BSOD, Crashes And Hangs Windows 10 Support Windows 8, 8.1 Support Windows 7, Vista Support Windows Your cache administrator is webmaster. I've replaced AVG with Avast 5 and, aside from the floppy issues being gone, my system boots much more quickly now.

Also as an aside, if you have an external backup drive, NEVER run scans on that AND never have Windows set to allow System Restore on that drive, AND of course first and second sentence. If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members. http://bornsunsoft.com/solved-random/solved-random-pop-ups-again.html The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down.

Make sure to read the instructions on how to use it. Macboatmaster, Mar 20, 2010 #2 Soknopais Thread Starter Joined: Mar 19, 2010 Messages: 4 The drive began this access before I downloaded Malwarebytes, which I downloaded to complement Spybot S&D (and Soknopais, Mar 20, 2010 #3 Macboatmaster Trusted Advisor Joined: Jan 14, 2010 Messages: 17,543 This is a long shot and it is certainly not the cause of all of the problem.

If the latter clear the recent documents list.

Boot device priority. No need for apologies, AVG has changed the user interface a bit. Hger0d3 replied Mar 7, 2017 at 2:12 AM Firewall vs Firewall lunarlander replied Mar 7, 2017 at 2:00 AM Good Ideas! Generated Tue, 07 Mar 2017 07:23:16 GMT by s_hv884 (squid/3.5.20) My AccountSearchMapsYouTubePlayNewsGmailDriveCalendarGoogle+TranslatePhotosMoreShoppingWalletFinanceDocsBooksBloggerContactsHangoutsEven more from GoogleSign inHidden fieldsBooksbooks.google.com - A textbook on computer science ...https://books.google.com/books/about/Multimedia_and_Web_Technology.html?id=JCJADAAAQBAJ&utm_source=gb-gplus-shareMultimedia and Web TechnologyMy libraryHelpAdvanced Book SearchBuy eBook

InfoWorld also celebrates people, companies, and projects. Changing the boot sequence doesn't seem to help the floppy-access-on-Windows-boot problem. (Remember, it also tries to access the floppy drive when I run IrfanView, which it never used to do, and Click Properties. his comment is here What happens is that soon after booting up, usually as soon as I perform some simple action such as pressing a key or clicking a mouse button once on an icon,

After a few taps of ctrl+alt+del, the End Task dialogue box doesn't appear but the mouse pointer will freeze completely; a few more taps usually restarts the machine, otherwise I have Also, I can't seem to find any settings in AVG which deal with the floppy drive.

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