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    Floppy drive keep spinning


    by choy.waigiat ·

    When I launched Outlook 97, the floppy drive keeps spinning for some time and it will stop for a while and it will continue again. If I close the Outlook, the floppy drive will not spin.

    Virus? Outlook problem? software problem?

    anyone can help?

    thanks and regards,

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    • #2739902

      Reply To: Floppy drive keep spinning

      by dmiles ·

      In reply to Floppy drive keep spinning

      If you recently added any programs or worked on documents floppy drive could be engaging from the Documents menu delete the files from this folder using the Taskbar and Start Menu from Settings

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      Reply To: Floppy drive keep spinning

      by saihib ·

      In reply to Floppy drive keep spinning

      Find Fast is typically installed by default when you install Microsoft Office (any version). Every so often, Find Fast will automatically run and catalog Office files. This process consumes a lot of CPU time and puts a heavy load on the hard drive.

      If you are using Windows 98 or Windows Me, to determine if Find Fast is running on your computer, while no other programs are running, hold down your keyboard CTRL key along with the ALT and then tap the DELETE key. Release all keys. In the window that pops up, scroll through the list and if you see the words FindFast, it is enabled.

      Put your MS Office CD into the drive. Depending on what version you have, you can perform an add/remove of the Find Fast component.

      Remove it by clicking Start, Run, and then typing MSCONFIG. In the new window that pops up, click the “Startup” tab, and then scroll through the list to find Find Fast (or findfast). Click the box next to it to turn it off. WARNING: Only turn off FindFast, by turning off other features, it may prevent your computer from operating normally! Click the “OK” button, and reboot

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      Reply To: Floppy drive keep spinning

      by choy.waigiat ·

      In reply to Floppy drive keep spinning

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