My optical drive thinks there is a disk in constantly, when there is not. How do Tags: DVD Writers Computer Optical Media Storage Last response: December 12, 2012 12:18 AM in Storage Share Ribbandsjm December 9, 2012 11:23:50 AM please help, my computer constantly thinks there is a disk in the optical drive, and its getting rather frustrating. More about : optical drive thinks disk constantly ThatsMyNameDude December 9, 2012 11:39:14 AM unplug it and plug it in again m 0 l mesab66 December 9, 2012 11:51:47 AM What disk does it think it has installed? Just checking - do you have any virtual drive software running with a permanently mounted image e.g. daemon tools? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Ribbandsjm December 12, 2012 12:18:05 AM I've unplugged it and plugged it in again. And I've reinstalled all the drivers. I thinks it's an audio cd. And no virtual drives installed m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedHow can I tell if I have an I/O problem? I think my HDD and Optical drive are butting heads. Emachine T3104 Forum How to repair optical disk drive Forum SolvedMultifunctioning optical disk drive Forum SolvedHow to know what kind of DVD/optical drive to get? Forum SolvedHow to cut off optical drive cage? Forum SolvedHow do I replace the optical drive in my Gateway FX6860? Forum SolvedNew build, no optical drive. How to get drivers/wifi card working? Forum Optical drive disappears if not in constant use. Forum SolvedWindows XP thinks my internal hard drive is also a phantom cd drive - how do I get rid of it? Forum SolvedHow to install Windows 8.1 on brand new PC without optical drive? Forum case that needs slot loading optical disk drive. looks cool but is it a bad idea? any opinion is welcome Forum SolvedHow do I remove the front bracket so that I can put the optical drive? Forum SolvedHow do i install windows 8 for the first time without an optical drive? Forum SolvedHow do I install windows 8 without a optical drive Forum SolvedHow to install OS on a new Computer without an optical drive? Forum Can a North American blu-ray optical drive and the iDeer software play foreign disks? Forum How can I troubleshoot a MATSHITA UJ8A0ASW optical drive which yelds different errors in different burning softwares? Forum SolvedWithout an optical drive how do you load the OS in the new iMacs? Forum SolvedHow do I plug in the cables for my optical drive and hard drive? Forum SolvedHow to create Win 7 boot disk with external drive support Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !