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After installing drivers for samsung phone ("Kies" from samsung vebsite), the floppy drive started to clicking when windows is on. This is not my computer. So what can be the problem?

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Do they really need a floppy drive? can you just remove it? That seems to be more practical than actually troubleshooting this particular case. –  MaQleod Sep 6 '11 at 16:46
Not my PC, something with floppy because when pc boots all ok, after windows starts and all background app started to work, starts clickin sound –  Little Helper Sep 6 '11 at 16:48
I found the program VIAService was something doing with PC –  Little Helper Sep 6 '11 at 17:01
It was from samsung driver folder, i deleted, will pc run norm,ally with out it? –  Little Helper Sep 6 '11 at 17:10
+1 for floppy drives. –  surfasb Sep 6 '11 at 18:27

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If I had to guess I'd say the software's trying to monitor the drive for new media. You could probably disable it from the BIOS or device manager if you like.

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thanks for response –  Little Helper Sep 6 '11 at 16:50
No prob, I guess a lot of new software is designed without the floppy drive in mind ;-) –  Col Sep 6 '11 at 16:54
@Col: The audacity!! –  surfasb Sep 6 '11 at 18:25
@surfasb What can I say, I'm old enough to remember when computers had nothing except floppy drives but times change. –  Col Sep 6 '11 at 18:43
Aye. A lot of management tools still force you to use a floppy. –  surfasb Sep 6 '11 at 19:20

Just stop CDMA Device service!

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