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 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: ForumAsus laptop disc drive wont recognize disks ForumCD drive won\'t recognize disk ForumPC wont recognize ANY disk drive ForumCD drive won't recognize disk ForumDvd drive does not recognize dvd disks ForumMy disk drive is recognizin some disks but not others of the same type ForumDisk Drive won't recognize name of CD ForumVista wont recognize external hard drive in disk management ForumGigabyte ma785gmt ud2h sometimes does not recognize hard disk drive from cold st ForumComputer won't recognize disk Drive . ForumMy laptop crashed and wont recognize hard disk any more ForumWindow 7 ultimate hp product key ForumRecovery Disk ForumPreviously full disk now empty Forum[Solved] Re-Installing Windows with no recovery disks ForumDisk is write protected usb ForumInstalling Fresh W7 with new SSD drive and need some help ForumInstalling new drive and want to troubleshoot ForumCannot read from the source file or disk ForumUnlock writ protected USB flash disk More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !