Disk drive wont recognize disks Tags: Backup Disk Drive CD-Rom Windows 7 Last response: March 4, 2011 6:49 PM in Windows 7 Share Janet B March 4, 2011 7:28:39 AM I am trying to do a backup, but it keeps telling me to put a cd into drive E. I have tried both slots and still have the problem. Can anyone help please? More about : disk drive wont recognize disks shreejan86 March 4, 2011 8:10:03 AM what kind of backup are you tryin to do? ram1009 a b $ Windows 7 March 4, 2011 6:49:24 PM Try cleaning the disk with some window cleaner and a soft cloth. Seems a little strange to me to be asking for a CD for backup purposes. You're not going to get much data on that. Are you sure you shouldn't be using a DVD? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Asus laptop disc drive wont recognize disks Forum CD drive won\'t recognize disk Forum PC wont recognize ANY disk drive Forum CD drive won't recognize disk Forum Dvd drive does not recognize dvd disks Forum My disk drive is recognizin some disks but not others of the same type Forum Disk Drive won't recognize name of CD Forum Vista wont recognize external hard drive in disk management Forum Gigabyte ma785gmt ud2h sometimes does not recognize hard disk drive from cold st Forum Computer won't recognize disk Drive . Forum My laptop crashed and wont recognize hard disk any more Forum Window 7 ultimate hp product key Forum Recovery Disk Forum Previously full disk now empty Forum [Solved] Re-Installing Windows with no recovery disks Forum Disk is write protected usb Forum Installing Fresh W7 with new SSD drive and need some help Forum Installing new drive and want to troubleshoot Forum Cannot read from the source file or disk Forum Unlock writ protected USB flash disk Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !