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Why does your floppy drive chatter for about 30 sec when you boot up?

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2006-08-22 21:20:42

It is checking to see if a bootable disk (i.e. windows startup

disk) is inserted. Obviously, if it didn't check + your computer

didn't work then you wouldn't be able to use your startup disk.

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