Computer not seeing floppy disk drive

Hi,
I just intsalled a new mother board and cpu. The install went very will except for one thing. My floopy drive is not showing up.
Thinking I had a bad piece of hardware I replaced it with a known good one but it still doesn't show my in my computer.
I have checked all my connections several times. Could this be realated to the new board or is there something else I may be over looking?
Tplayer
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SysExpertCommented:
1) Check that the floppy is enabled in the BIOS.

2) Can you recheck the floppy on the old MB, by putting it a piece of newpapaer and just connecting the VGA and PS ?

I would say it is a cabling issue, unless the Floppy controller got fried somehow.

I hope this helps !
TplayerAuthor Commented:
Thanks for responding.
How do you access the bios in XP Pro? Isn't it F2 on bootup?
Regards,
Tplayer
Dmitri FarafontovLinux Systems AdminCommented:
That depends on your motherboard. Usually it is F1/F2 DEL key on the number pad.

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SysExpertCommented:
The BIOS is NOT dependent on what OS is installed, you normally see a mesage during the boot process, or check your Motherboard manual.

TplayerAuthor Commented:
That solved the problem 100%. Thats all it was. But why do you have to enable the floopy drive and not the CDRom?
Anyway since you both came up with half the answer I would like to split the points, How do I proceed?
Regards,
Tplayer
Dmitri FarafontovLinux Systems AdminCommented:
Sure you can, thats totally up to you.
SysExpertCommented:
At the bottom of the question just above where you respond there should be something like
Collaboration
•       Split Points

Choose the split points.

I hope this helps !
Pete LongTechnical ConsultantCommented:
http://www.experts-exchange.com/help.jsp#hi19

how to split points

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