+ 0 Votes BIOS TheChas 6 years ago If all you did was enter BIOS setup, and did not open the case, the first thing to check is the floppy drive settings in BIOS setup.You might have changed the floppy drive to the wrong type, or changed another BIOS setting related to the floppy drive.Go over each page of the BIOS setup carefully, and I think you will find the problem.Chas + 0 Votes re: BIOS anosca 6 years ago I looked through the BIOS but didn't see anything out of place...and for some reason now when I'm in windows if I go to the start menu > computer it shows a floppy drive as drive A which I've never had (and still shouldn't have). + 0 Votes No Floppy? TheChas 6 years ago I guess I misunderstood the original question.You are getting an error message for your floppy drive even though you do not have a floppy drive in the system. Correct?In that case, you need to do the following:1. Enter device manager and remove both the floppy drive and the floppy drive controller.2. Restart the computer and enter BIOS setup.On the first page make sure that your floppy drive is set to NONE.On the second or third page, set the option to report new floppy drives to Windows such that the BIOS will not report new drives.In the integrated peripherals section, disable the floppy drive controller.3. Save settings and exit BIOS setup.All should be fine now.Chas + 0 Votes Same problem nualla8673 4 years ago Running Vista Home 32 bit, went into BIOS and did absolutely nothing, exited and now whenever I start, I haveFloppy disk(s) error (40)Hit F1 to continue, or F2 to enter Setupand I don't even have a floppy disk. And for what it's worth, there is no floppy disk in the device manager to remove.