External Diskette Drive Check

Do the following procedures to isolate the possible effects from a controller, driver, or diskette. A writable, diagnostic diskette is required.

NOTE: Make sure that the diskette does not have more than one label attached. Multiple labels may cause damage to the drive or make the drive fail.

  1. Boot from the diagnostic diskette and start the diagnostic programs.
  2. See if FDD test is passed as the programs run the FDD test.
  3. Follow the instructions in the message window.

If errors occur with the internal diskette driver, reconnect the diskette connector on the system board. If the errors still remain:

  1. Reconnect the external diskette drive.
  2. Replace the external diskette driver.
  3. Replace the main board.
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