Laptop cannot read disc for external harddrive Tags: Laptops Devices External Hard Drive Storage Last response: June 19, 2010 3:43 PM in Storage Share JOCKY B June 17, 2010 7:00:08 PM I have a Maxtor external hard drive/but laptop shows an I/O device error, windows unable to read disc device manager says device working ok. how to resolve this More about : laptop read disc external harddrive | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Jonmor68 Laptop Expert June 18, 2010 12:51:14 AM Has it ever worked, can you try it on another pc? Try rebooting with it connected. | Report abuse JOCKY B June 19, 2010 3:43:27 PM Jonmor68 said:Has it ever worked, can you try it on another pc? Try rebooting with it connected. YES it was working fine/ On pc it is just the same error that shows/ Rebooting with it connected did nothing to change this issue. thanks for replying anyway. | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Storage>Laptop cannot read disc for external harddrive> Related ressources: ForumHP Laptop Cannot Read Win XP Disc ForumI cannot access my external Harddrive AT ALL ForumMy Computer Isn't Reading My External Harddrive ForumAfter Windows 7 upgrade, my laptop won't read CDs or DVDs ForumCD/DVD DRIVE CANNOT READ OR LOAD WINDOWS 7 DISC -HELP! ForumWindows cannot read toshiba external hard drive not working ForumWd 500gb external hard drive wrong power supply ForumMy laptop wont read any discs it says hard drive cannot be located ForumBest program to recover corrupt or reformatted harddrive ForumHarddrive cloning with 2 enclosures ForumCannot read from source file or disk ForumCant read external hard drive! ForumSata hdrive wont read xp disc ForumBIOS won't recognize my harddrive :\ Forum4tb hdd is being read as 2tb hdd ForumLg hxd2 500 gb external hard disk drive ForumWd 2tb external hard drive not recognized Forum[Solved] DVD writer doesn't read copied DVDs Forum[Solved] Can I plug wireless router and external hard drive into multiple port ForumUsing a laptop HDD in Desktop More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !