Disk Drive

Forum discussion tagged with Disk Drive.
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    My pc does not run good fps what would you reccomend me upgrade it can only run 100 on low settings

    cpu:AMD AD340XOKHJBOX Athlon X2 340 gpu:Zotac NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050Ti 4 GB LP Graphics Card - Black ram:16gb disk: 1tb of memory with 930gb left motherboard:Gigabyte GA-F2A78M-HD2 Motherboard (Socket FM2+, A78, DDR3, S-ATA 600, M-ATX, PCI Express 3.0, HDMI, DVI-D, USB 3.0)
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    SSD in CD drive caddy won't show up

    I recently purchased a laptop disk drive caddy and have had a lot of trouble getting my laptop to recognize the SSD. The laptop I am trying to use it with is a HP 15-db0069wm. I believe its disk drive is 9mm. I know the caddy I bought was 9.5mm, however from what I can tell the cd drive and the...
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    Solved! how do I play games on an acer with no optical disc drive??

    I can't believe I paid $750 for a laptop with no optical disc drive. I just bought a new game and it's a CD and I can't play it. How do I get the games I want when my laptop doesn't have a CD drive??
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    Solved! Is it possible that my ssd is about to die, or virus?

    Hey, recently my PC started acting really weird. So i decided to investigate this and scan my PC. I started getting blue screenvof death with error code memory_management. Later i noticed that i cant open/run any antivirus programs, they started crashing instantly. So i decided to format my...
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    Cant remove optical disk drive from dell i14 5458-b40

    I can't remove my optical disk drive from my Dell I14 5458-b40. I have removed the screw that keeps it in place but it simply wont go out. What should I do?
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    Disk drive how to op

    Disk drive how to open if it is not have an open button You
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    I have 2 local disk, but anything I download goes to the first disk.

    I have 2 local disk, but anything I download, goes to the first disk on my computer. I went to settings and changed the settings for "New apps will go to DISK 2 (D: )" Can you please help me? Also, I put a space after the "D:" because this website converts `: )` to a smiley face.
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    laptop disk fried and no installation Windows disk

    My disk drive is irrecoverably out to lunch. Going to have to buy a new one. My laptop is used and I have no Windows Installation media to recover once I've got a new drive. I don't want to have to purchase a new full install media from M$. Can these recover disks and usb thumb drives I see...
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    Looking for a replacemet for a Disk drive

    Will a CD/DVD disk drive with a Model UJ8HC work if made by any manufacture?
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    HP Stream wont boot up

    i have an HP stream 13 that ive had for not too long, i plugged in an external disk drive via usb, and the whole thing shuts down and wont turn back on, every time i hit the power button, it turns on for like half a second then turns back off. i even let it charge for a bit before trying again...
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    I have a dell laptop. Regular model P28F. I see the outline of a disk drive but don't know to open it

    The laptop has the drive outine but I don't know to open it ad there is no button
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    95%-100% Disk Usage

    I don't really know when I started to have this problem, but I only started noticing it today. My Disk Usage ranges from 95%-100% and it often gives lag spikes. This is my laptop: https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=1TS-000A-01YA8 I've also tried many of the solutions Google...
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    Laptop makes clicking noise

    My laptop makes clicking sounds. It is brand new, is not even a month old. Unfortunately, I have bought the laptop from another country and I am not able to repair it with the laptop's warranty. The clicking noise persists from the boot, even when the loading screen has not appeared, so this...
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    How do I open the CD drive on my Windows 10

    How do I open my disk drive
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    Disk Drive disappears repeatedly. Must reboot and "Load Optimized Defaults" in BIOS to bring it back.

    A few weeks ago I began having problems with my ASUS ROG GL502VS Laptop. My PC was running extremely slow, so I decided to reboot. It was about 15-20 minutes later and the PC seemed stuck in the reboot process, so I forced shutdown. Upon rebooting, the PC hung at the ASUS ROG Splash Screen for...
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    does my acer aspire ES 25 ES1-523-6312 HAVE A CD DRIVE ?

    I can se a disk drive slot but no button to open it
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    G752VL can't read any of my DVDs

    I tried playing a DVD on my G751 and it flatout will not read the disc. I tried several other DVDs and and none of them worked wither. Sure, It still works on installation CDs but when it comes to DVDs, nothing. Not even installing VLC fixed this. Anyone have any suggestions?
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    Laptop unresponsive. Disk indicates 100%, very low read/write.

    Hi there, Since october 2016 I have been experiencing a problem with my laptop (Dell Vostro 3360) where it will suddenly stop responding, most of the open windows become unresponsive (can't click/interact with them), but the task bar and mouse usually stay active but don't do anything. I...
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    no bootable drive

    I have a brand new toshiba satellite E45W-C4200X that when i turn it on it says "no boot able disk drive". What do I do? And I am locked out of the BIOS system because I forgot the password, please help!
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    mine has no disk drive

    what about the Acer Aspire E11 Es1-111m? its giving me a blue strip that says "default boot devise missing or boot failed. insert recovery media and hit any key. then select 'boot manager' to choose a new boot device or to boot recovery media." and if i hit enter it goes to boot manager and says...
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    Weird drive showing up in defragmentation menu

    Hi all! So, I was going to defrag my Harddrive when i noticed a weird 3rd drive. I'm guessing it's my DVD drive(?) but I have no idea if it's anything remotely dangerous so that's why I'm asking you guys, does anyone know what it is? Link to a picture of the drive's name...
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    CD Drive Not Working

    Toshiba Satellite R630 - CD Drive not reading any discs! Have cleaned the drive head as well. Driver is also properly installed. What more should I do to ensure it reads discs?
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    My lg disk drive wont play dvds

    My acer does not have a disk drive so I had to buy an optical one. I use the LG super multi drive. It worked fine installing software on my computer but every time i put in a dvd or blu ray disk it doesnt play. i have downloaded other media players from the windows store but every time i try to...
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    HDD and Disk drive cant be found in UEFI

    I can't seem to narrow down what I need to get a fresh install of Windows 10 on my laptop. Brief history: -Bought HP G7-2235dx for my wife. -She hated windows 8 -I formatted the hard drive, set Bios to Legacy mode, install fresh Windows 7 -I upgraded it to windows 10 but can't use Uefi now So at...
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    How to play dvds on my acer aspire ES 15

    Tried to play dvds on my laptop but nothing comes up as I put the dvd in disk drive
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    laptop wont play pc games

    hi ive just got the newest Lenovo laptop,tried a few different pc games in the disk drive but its not bringing up he menu to run it,the laptop is reading the disks but the games just wont run,had a look on window media player and the game is on there but when you try play the game it just says...
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    How do I change from start up error message trying to reboot from disk drive instead of hard drive

    My Computer after trying to reboot....is asking for insert system disk. I don't have. I don't see how to get it to quit trying looking at that drive and restart. HELP
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    disk drive error

    what does the error XoXo mean on my computer
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    how do I recognize it in disk drive D?

    I went to see a band last nite and bought 2 cd's from them..they will not play in my acer windows 10 laptop..it says it's in disk drive E..maybe it's not recognizing D? and if so how do I change that? It has played other cd's in the past but not these 2.
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    Is there a such thing as a ODD/(HDD and or SSD) caddy?

    Is there a such thing as a ODD/(HDD and or SSD) caddy? I meant like, an optical disk drive, that also serves as an HDD or SSD simulatanously, with only one HDD/SSD running everything? it would totally save room inside my laptop. Ok, I know that sounds confusing, my bad. Ok, can an HDD or...
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    Cd Drive issues

    The optical disk drive in my laptop will not eject, read cds at all! For the longest while I noticed it was giving issues. Made a loud enough noise when a cd was in there. Normally when I turn my laptop on I hear a sound from the optical drive which means it's working. Now no sound/won't eject...
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    having trouble getting my acer aspire E14 laptop

    i have been trying for the last couple of days to try and get my cd/disk drive to eject , i have pushed the button time and time again with minutes or seconds in between I have also tried holding the button in for seconds at a time and still nothing , please help me I need to get the dick drive...
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    Ssd in disk caddy concerns

    I recently was gifted a sandisk 240 gig ssd. I was pumped when i recieved it but realized i dont need it in my desktop due to the fact it already has a ssd it boots from and 2tb of additional space. So i started researching and decided the ssd would serve me better in my asus rog laptop. It has...
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    experiencing problems after installing win 8.1 from win 10 on asus rog g55vw

    i downgraded my laptop to win8.1 from win 10 now i am having problems like my trackpad is not working as well as i made 3 partitions from 1tb drive but on c: driveis visible rest allcant be seen idk what went wrong. now i am trying to install win 7 and unable to set boot device priority to cd...
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    cant open cd drive

    I have Asus Windows 8 x453m laptop and I don't know how to open the disk drive, can you help me?
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    how to write a file path for APTI BIOS 2015 for external disk drive

    I have a very new ASUS netbook, I want to change over to ubuntu. I used 'f2' to get the boot, but was told to write a file path for any other boot options. I don't know how to write a file path for the external disk drive I want to use, via usb port.
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    Dell Inspiron 7559 trouble installing new OS

    I'm new to the world of messing around with laptops. I just bought this one and wanted Windows 10 taken off of it. My plan was to install Windows 7 onto it, but alas, I'd forgotten that the laptop doesn't have a disk drive. I bought an external one but it can't seem to install the OS or boot...
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    My Laptop Makes clicking noises

    Hello my Toshiba satellite C50D-B-120 RECONDITIONED laptop has made clicking noises. It can't be the disk drive because I don't have one I recently installed Windows 10 and I don't know if it has anything to do with it please help I'm desperate!!
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    Looking to purchase a laptop that fits these requirements

    Any respectable brand but Apple i7 processor (Skylake would be awesome) 250/256 gb SSD internal primary C drive 1 TB Disk Drive 8 GB Ram - Preferably 2 Dimms of 2 x 4 gb 2133mhz (RAM up to 16GB and with lower mhz, i.e. 1600mhz is acceptable. I'm mostly looking for options that come with 2...
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    Storage shredding vs filling up the device on Win 7 and later

    As the title says, I am curious about the difference between shredding and maxing out the space of HD, flash drive, and other storage devices using Windows 7 and above. When I shred files, of course the files are hopefully unrecoverable or at least mostly. I hear that this is because the...
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    Toshiba Satellite disk drive doesn't show up, but device manager says everything is working fine

    The disk drive on by Toshiba Satellite P770 (running windows 10 64-bit) won't show up in "my computer," and when I insert a disk it spins for about 10 seconds and then stops. Auto-run doesn't pop up, and it still won't appear on "my computer" with a disk in. I've gone into device manager and it...
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    Is there any way to put a password or encrypt a whole internal disk drive?

    As the title says, I want to encrypt, or put a password on the files I have in my disk drive, and have them stay locked even if the drive is ejected and connected to a different PC. I'm sure system files can't be encrypted, but I want to encrypt documents, pictures, etc. I am currently using...
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    I can't figure out how to open disk drive toshiba satellite C50-B

    I have looked at other forums saying a lot of these models don't have a disk drive but my device manager picks one up 'toshiba mq01abf050' also the website's specs say 'Optical Disc Drive - DVD-SuperMulti Drive' No external drives show up on my computer in Windows 10. Help will be much...
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    laptop disk drive with ssd upgrade

    i bought an acer aspire e15 with an empty disk drive (well it has a blank) and it has a connector for a regular laptop disk drive.so i was wondering if there is a caddy or a adapter that would allow me to connect a regular full size ssd, where that dummy drive is. i would like to know what they...
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    The 'Crypto Virus' infection - infected

    Hello yall, Right as im writing this, I am infected by a virus i know well now - because a few months ago, i was infected by the same thing. That thing, months ago, if you give it enough time, it can encrypt your entire disk drive, so all your personal files will become unavailable to even...
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    Laptop wont read game discs

    My HP Pavilion 15 laptop will read DVDs but it will not read a game disc which it used to read before. Please can someone help me solve this problem. (the game disc which it will no longer read is Farming Simulator 2015)
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    My Acer computer (I'm not sure which version it is, but It's a laptop to be specific) Has the button to eject the disk tray, b

    My Acer laptop won't let me open the disk tray. I wanted to install 'The Sims 3', but the tray won't open when I press the button. I can't find where to press 'Eject Disk tray' in 'My Computer'. I cleaned out my computer a few weeks ago, does that affect it at all? Maybe it deleted that option...
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    will my aser aspire v5-573g run farm simulator 2015?

    was wondering if my asere aspire V5-573gG could run farm simulator 2015 with external disk drive?
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    I used to be able to see my phone as another disk drive. Now I cannot. Why and how can I fix it?

    I connect my phone to my laptop. It makes a beep. It used to pop up a window asking me if I wished to view as a remote disk drive. I would then copy pictures from my phone to my laptop. It doesn't do that anymore... It still beeps when I connect it to the laptop, but I do not get the popup...
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    Modifying PC Parts for Video Editing (Please Help)

    Hello, I really need a reply by Thursday, because that's when I will be purchasing the PC. Here is my current parts: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/CyYYYJ Can you please add/modify parts, so it is the best possible PC for video editing (inclucding 3D Cuda). And ensure that it is UNDER £500 -...
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    recover boot mrg with no disk drive

    I erased the boot mrg by mistake, all I see is the black screen I cannot access anything in the system at all and have no disk drive, what can I do??
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    where do I buy the cd/dvd disk drive for my Dell inspiron 15 3531?

    I didn't pay attention and bought this laptop, it said clear as day that it did not come with a disk drive. Thinking that no one would sell a new laptop without a cd/dvd rom is unthinkable. Yes I was wrong. Now where can I buy the disk drive now? I did get the part that said the maker was "Dell"...
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    HP G71-340US needs disk drive replaced

    The disk drive on my HP G71-340US has failed. I did a search for 'HP G71-340US disk drive' but I can't find anywhere that sells a replacement...any suggestions for a source that I could buy a replacement disk drive? Thanks.
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    I think i have a RAT virus, will a factory reset fully remove it?

    the title says it all, is there anychance a factory reset will NOT remove the virus? I am on windows 8.1 and my pc had no disk drive if anyone was gonna sugegst something with a disk. If you have any further questions please ask!
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    what type of laptop should i get

    I'm looking to get a laptop which has a disk drive and allows me to play games such Sims and world of warcraft smoothly and lag free, I'm looking at the cheapest price range of £200 - £300
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    Toshiba Satellite Pro PSA45E IDE #1 Error (Solved)

    http://www.toshiba.co.uk/discontinued-products/satellite-pro-a40-251/ That one above, got it off my bro.. Now the problem is i get the IDE #1 Error, there is no Disk drive inserted, and i tried inserting one from another laptop, with no avail... Now it wouldn't be such a biggie, but i've...
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    how do you get the disk drive to open

    i cant find a button to open my disk drive!!! I have never seen anyting like this !! I thought they all came with a place to put a disk in!! There may not be one on here!! Can someone please help me!!
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    Is my laptop dead?

    It's been like a month without my laptop. and for one month it's been doing the same things: -black screen - not starting at all -no HDD activity LED -only power LED is on -keyboard doesn't do anything -if i load a dvd it spins it, but still nothing on the screen -no electric signal going to the...
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    Sony viao: disk drive

    Hello, Yesterday I had to fix my laptop for having a black screen. This is the second black screen in 2 years. This time when I got the laptop on I received a disk drive error. I was able to fix the disk drive. When I was purchasing the new disk drive the gentleman said that windows 8 is not...
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    No disc drive button

    I have a toshiba laptop and i cant seem to open the disk drive? Any solutions, there is no eject button and on my computer there is no disk drive that comes up?