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 Solveddisk drive wont recognize dvd Forum Asus laptop disc drive wont recognize disks Forum CD drive won\'t recognize disk Forum Vista wont recognize external hard drive in disk management Forum CD drive won't recognize disk Forum CD drive won't recognize disk Forum Computer won't recognize disk Drive. Forum Disk Drive won't recognize name of CD Forum SolvedDvd drive does not recognize any disks put into it Forum SolvedExternal HD: Disk Management Won't Recognize Long Enough to Reformat Forum Cd drive recognized on boot up but wont mount disk to read or write on inspiron Forum SolvedWhy won't my laptop recognize sims 2 disk 1 as disk 1? Forum External Disk Drive Not Recognizing Game Disks Forum cd/dvd doesn't recognize disk when inserted. New drive acts the same way. Device manager says drive is ok. sata problem? Forum Dvd drive does not recognize dvd disks Forum Dvd drive does not recognize dvd disks Forum I have verbatim external hard model JH 8305.PC doesn't recognize the drive.It is not seen in Disk Management.I tried with new Forum windows won't recognize Hard disk sata enclosured . Forum Disk drive won't recognise any disks? Forum dvd drive does not recognize dvd disks Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !