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Old 12-24-2010, 09:46 AM   #1
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Default 34 Pin ide cable question

I just built a computer for a buddy and he got one of those all in one card reader/ floppy deals. The card reader works fine (plugs into usb) Now the problem is with the floppy cable the motherboard.
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The motherboard only has one pata port. This obviously wont work being different pin layouts. I tried looking for a converter or a special cable but i have no luck or i am looking for the wrong thing. So what do i need to do to get this interal floppy drive to work with the computer???

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Old 12-24-2010, 01:24 PM   #2
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Default Re: 34 Pin ide cable question

floppy drives aren't being supported in new motherboards. Its now USB. I'm not sure if there is a converter or adapter.
I haven't used a floppy in 6 years maybe longer.
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