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Old 20 September 2018, 18:44   #1
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Floppy disk drive failure maybe

put floppy in the amiga and light come on about 3 secs and goes back to main could be drive falauire its amiga a600

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Old 20 September 2018, 23:05   #2
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Does it sound like the disk is spinning? Could be drive failure, could be a machine or cable fault. Could be as simple as dirty disk heads. Are you sure the disk works? Try a head cleaner disk if you can.
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i tried an orginal game and workbench disk and same issue so might defo be the drive
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From my side I managed to save a couple of floppy drives through a good cleanup using isopropyl alcohol + cotton bulbs. Try to remove as much dust as possible and also cleaning the heads.

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i tried an orginal game and workbench disk and same issue so might defo be the drive
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