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Old 03 February 2013, 19:06   #4
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Originally Posted by jono52 View Post
just noticed the floppy drive isnt working at all.Even if i put a floppy in nothing happens.Is it possible one of the chips could be faulty,as cant see any damage to tracks,its removed the green protection but not too far from the battery position.

The traces are probably corroded underneath the gary chip. The socket should be removed and the board cleaned. use an ohm meter to check continuity of traces. Its always a good idea to take close up pictures of the board so you can see better. It will take a fair bit of work to rescue it
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