Floppy Diskette Seek failure

Discussion in 'Computer Games and General Discussion' started by Translucentbill, Dec 19, 2008.

  1. Translucentbill
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    I am getting this error message everytime i try to turn on my pc

    "Floppy diskette seek failure
    Strike the F1 key to continue , F2 to run the setup utility"

    Also whenever i try to do a system restore i get the same message.

    I also cannot install any software.

    This began earlier yesterday, only then i couldnt even get into my OS it just took me too a black and white text screen with

    "Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt
    C:\windows\system32\config\system "

    I finally somehow got back into my regular system but its still being very weird and slow.

    Does anyone know whats up?

    I scanned with AVG and nothing showed up so i dont think its a virus.
     
  2. juggernaut911

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    Do you have a floppy drive?
     
  3. Translucentbill
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    no i do not, i have disabled it in the setup menu too, i have put my hard drive at the top of the boot sequence, and i cant boot to the recovery console.
     
  4. amptor

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    Well of course it wouldn't be a virus, virii do not affect your POST even if you had a boot sector virus. Sounds like either your BIOS is corrupt or your CMOS battery needs to be replaced. In the worst case, your motherboard is failing.
     
  5. Translucentbill
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    Does that mean i have to take the damned thing into the shop?

    If so tell me soon so i can delete my porn, games, and music [​IMG]

    EDIT: Also, how would i check for the problem, and how would i fix any of those problems?