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how do you disable floppy seek during windows load and shut down?

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annoys me.. can't find a way to do that especially during windows load.

Everytime windows is loaded, i cannot instantly access the internet using explorer until the stupid floppy seek is done... Loading to the desktop takes only secs, but waiting for the floppy seek to come on takes minutes...

So there i am with explorer open....... will NOT open webpage until the floppy seek is done. annoying!!
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If you don't need it turn it off in Bios
    
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That is an odd effect indeed.
As We Gone said, disable it in the BIOS
    
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just checked, it has been disabled in bios.. now i also disabled it in hardware device.. No floppy seek, but still same problem.. probably just explorer i guess... as soon as desktop loads, i clicked on firefox and BAM! webpage loads up...

but damn.. Firefox seems slower when loading webpages compared to explorer though
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Explorer, or Internet Explorer? They're two very different things; don't confuse us here!
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i meant internet explorer... sorry
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post #7 of 7
It's actually more likely that your anti-virus software is doing it, if you have one installed.

Look inside the options of your AV program and see if there is any options for scanning removable discs/floppy disks on boot and shutdown. Usually there is.
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