In my experience (since 1983) most of such cases of not be able to read a
disk, the floppy drive of the other machine is (going) bad.
This would be the drive in your machine with Windows on it.
"species8350" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>I have a floppy disk that reads without problem in most machines
> (running windows). The other day, I was using a windows machine and
> the floppy just kept spinning. On putting the floppy in another
> computer it read without a problem.
> Can anyone explain this.
> ps. 3.5" floppy