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I have a YE Data YD-380B disk drive. I/O error is appeared when it try to read floppy. How can I solve this problem



Ye Data -... | Answered on Jun 07, 2014

Go to any computer-store, with your current floppy-drive,
and ask them to sell you a compatible replacement.

Or, browse through "Thrift Stores" for a "pre-owned" one.

Ye Data (YD8V07)... | Answered on Apr 18, 2014

Short answer, no you can't. Replacement floppy drive can be bought here:

Ye Data (YD8V07)... | Answered on Jan 11, 2014


I beleave it uses a HD/DD type of disk

Floppy Disk Type
SS/SD or 1S/1D
Single Sided, Single Density
100 K
First generation. Capacity varies
SS/DD or 1S/2D
5-1/4 inch Single Sided, Double Density
180 K

DD/DD or 2D/2D
5-1/4 inch Double Sided, Double Density
360 K
Most common type in the early 1980's
DD/HD or 2D/HD
5-1/4 inch Double Sided, High Density
1.2 Mb

3.5 inch Micro Floppy, Double Density
720 K
Hard plastic case
3.5 inch Micro Floppy, High Density
1.44 Mb or
2.88 Mb

Hard plastic case

Ye Data YD-702D... | Answered on Feb 12, 2009

copy d:\ <path to file> a: <enter>

try that and see if it works

Ye Data (YD8V07)... | Answered on Aug 20, 2008

Here's a link to where on ebay you can find low priced 3.5 inch floppy drives..


Video Transfer Services - Beta and VHS to DVD

Ye Data (YD8V07)... | Answered on Dec 16, 2007

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