Floppy Drive

1 Verify the floppy disk is inserted squarely in the drive. Push the disk in from the center edge.

2 Try floppy drive in opposite expansion bay.

3 Start the system with extensions off.

4 Try known-good floppy disk.

5 Make sure floppy drive is properly seated in expansion bay. Try reseating it one more time to verify connection.

6 Try floppy drive in opposite expansion bay.

7 Replace floppy drive.

8 Replace I/O logic board.

Read/write/copy error

1 Try known-good floppy disk.

2 Restart with extensions off.

3 Try to format a floppy disk.

4 Replace floppy drive.

5 Replace I/O logic board.

Disk does not eject

Verify the floppy disk is inserted squarely in the drive. Push the disk in from the center edge.

Try floppy drive in opposite expansion bay.

If floppy drive is in the right expansion bay, switch off system and hold down command shift 1 while you restart.

If floppy drive is in the left expansion bay, switch off system and hold down command shift 2 while you restart.

Eject disk manually by carefully inserting opened paper clip into hole near floppy drive slot.

Replace floppy drive.

Replace I/O logic board.

Disk initialization fails

1 Verify the floppy disk is inserted squarely in the drive. Push the disk in from the center edge.

2 Try floppy drive in opposite expansion bay.

3 Try known-good floppy disk.

4 Restart with extensions off.

5 Replace floppy drive.

6 Replace I/O logic board.

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