Gateway laptop says there is no disk in the drive Tags: Laptops Gateway Windows XP Last response: May 20, 2010 2:07 PM in Windows XP Share risco May 20, 2010 12:35:53 PM gateway laptop says there is no disk in the drive when i want to format it More about : gateway laptop disk drive treefrog07 May 20, 2010 2:03:49 PM Maybe the media is not compatible with the drive. Try using a different brand of media or visiting the mfrs' website to see if there is a firmware update for your drive. m 0 l aford10 a b D Laptop May 20, 2010 2:07:44 PM Look to see if the disc is scratched or smudged. You can use a few drops of water and a soft cloth to clean the disc. If that doesn't help, the laptop's optical drive may be dead. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedI have a gateway laptop when signing in it says The user profile service service failed the login user profile cannot be loade Forum Solvedmy gateway laptop is stuck in a loop. it says " diognosing your PC" then "preparing automatic repair" then starts all over ag Forum Gateway laptop, No bootable device -- insert boot disk. Forum SolvedWhat does it mean when my flash drive says primary partition in disk management Forum SolvedIt says I need to format disk in drive _ before I can use it. How do I get my data back? Forum have a gateway laptop and keep getting a repairing disk message...for the last three days..can't even get to start menu...woul Forum cd/dvd doesn't recognize disk when inserted. New drive acts the same way. Device manager says drive is ok. sata problem? Forum SolvedMy laptop won't start it says to insert a boot disk or press any key Forum SolvedIn MY COMPUTER when I open it, there is C Drive and the D drive does not say DVD it says DATA It is on a ACER laptop Forum How do i reboot my windows xp gateway laptop without a driver disk Forum My gateway laptop had windows xp but now when i turn it on it says operating sys Forum SolvedOld HP laptop died and I transferred the hard drive from the laptop to a tower. Now it says I have 3 days to activate windows Forum when I turn on my laptop it says "a disk read error has occurred". i keep trying to restart with ctrl+alt+del but it's still n Forum SolvedGateway Laptop does not recognize optical drive Forum How can i recover my files in WD external drive disk when it says reformat it before you can use it Forum hello i have a gateway laptop thats about 1.1/2 years old i bought new and the hard drive needs to be replaced .i was going to Forum SolvedWhen i try to open a file message says that the disk is not formatted in drive c Forum how can you replace driver for gateway laptop uding toshiba disk. my gateway computer warning as toshiba disk failure Forum SolvedHard drive crashed used recovery disk i says i have smaller HD Forum Brought a 500gb external hard drive, which I accidentally reformatted it to Recovery Disk, it now says I have only 34gb of spa Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !