Having problems with your Dell Inspiron 530 Desktop Computer ?

Computer looking for a non-exsistant drive

\015 When I boot my computer up, I get a screen that says "Diskette drive 0 seek failure, Press F1 to continue" I can press F1, and computer works fine. The system seems to think it has a floppy drive. I have tried to remove it, but every time I reboot, it shows back up. The system has never had a floppy, I don't have any jump drives, mp3 players, etc; hooked up, just a printer.\015

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Restart, press f2 on dell logo, it will take you to system setup, in sys setup, enter into std. cmos features, in that you will find drive a, i will list some drive statin 1.44m bla bla, change it to none, thats it!!! no need to change the hdd boot order
Hi, the reason why you are getting the message is because the bios is set to seek the floppy disk and the setting is enabled and to resolve that you just need to disable the option on the bios
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\015\012Entering the System Setup Program \015\012
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  1. Turn on (or restart) your computer.

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  2. When the DELL™ logo appears, press <F2> immediately.

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  3. If you wait too long and the operating system logo appears, continue to wait until you see the Microsoft® Windows® desktop. Then, shut down your computer and try again.
\015\012Set the boot order to boot to the hard drive
\015\012And for the complete manual please visit http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/xlob/dtg/en/systemse.htm#wp1211060
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