I can't install the external DVD drive windows
My laptop CD/DVD drive is damaged and unusable. I bought an external drive. I tried in vain to reinstall windows by putting my installation in the new external DVD/CD drive disc, connecting to the computer with the USB cable supplied with the player. BIOS Boot sequence first to the value "CD/DVD/CD-RW' and other devices (device USB storage, internal HARD drive, floppy drive and integrated NIC) were not marked to start." When I restarted the computer a message "no bootable... devices. "came. Same message came when I tried again with the first initialization of parameter on "USB storage device. I tried other options and means, I could think of, but could not install a fresh copy of Windows. My drive is good and works normally. Is there a way I can install new Windows on my computer, USB key or drive external hard external HD or DVD/CD drive?
Ooops! -Sorry - in this case...
share external hard drive
I am able to access my desktop to my laptop as part of a homegroup, but can not access the external hard drive that is attached to my office. I want to be able to back up my laptop hard disk external. Advice please.
I do not use homegroups, but 'true' to share, so I don't know how this is supposed to work with homegroups. But usually he should share a drive or folder, first before you can access it from another machine. (for example, click on the drive/folder properties and go to the sharing tab)
When I plug my new Seagate Free Agent Desk GoFlex external drive, I get an error message saying that Windows does not recognize the hardware. I'm stuck and need help to install the external hard drive.
My problem is that the software is supposed to be on the disk but I do not see the player to download. I tried to download the Seagate Manager, but it shows no available disks. Any help will be most appreciated.
Also, I tried to install the external hard drive on a Windows Vista 64-bit computer and a Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit. Same result on both.
I suggest you try to run this under fixit and check if it helps:
It will be useful.
How can I change the default DVD drive in Windows 7 pro?
The following did not work.
1 Control Panel / autplay
It only allows me to choose media player or nothing
2 Control Panel / default of programs
-file types associations do not change the automatic boot to DVD drive
-the default programs watch only with no. microsoft applications add option application
-access and default computer program; This made a mess when I tried not microsoft!
3. computer / rt - click the device DVD did not help there is no command 'open with '.
You might have switched to the control panel view all items.
Click Start > default programs and click Change AutoPlay settings. -Ramesh Kumar http://www.WindowsValley.com
I was curious on how many computers can I install the full version of Windows 7 Home Premium on? -What is a machine?
Hello Barett1234, Windows has always been dismissed for use on a single machine. Paul Smith - MVP for Windows desktop experience... I crawled off NNTP - for now. Detachment Aldershot, United Kingdom. On the internet at windowsresource.net and dasmirnov.net. Please post back to let us know what works and what does not. :-)
Not so long I asked help to reinstall win 7 on my laptop.
The only option was actually in the restoration of order dvd what I did. Today, it has arrived.
Problem is, or was that some of the CD or the DVD couldn't be read for some reason any.
Now it won't boot from the cd, it says faulty hard drives.
So what I did I have pluged my detached external DVD drive and it started from that.
But just after a few seconds, she told me to '1 support recovery' and open the drive in the laptop. Tried to insert the disc - nothing, like its not inserted, tried to disable computers portable cd - nothing please help
You should first check if the external CD/DVD drive is recognized as a boot device.
Connect the external USB CD/DVD drive and switch on the device.
Now, you will see all bootable devices. Generally, the CD/DVD USB drive should appear if his support. If it does not appear, you will not be able to boot from the external USB CD/DVD drive.
In this case I recommend you to create a bootable USB flash memory and install Windows 7 from USB flash memory
I like really the surface so far and I was wondering if I'll be able to use an external dvd drive on the surface because there only 1 usb port.
You can attach an external USB hub or port replicator and connect USB devices to one. And, if connected to the network, you can use the DVD player on any other computer network with any active permissinns and sharing.
In addition, there are at least a DVD player wireless.
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I have an external drive that I had everything stored on and thought that he would never crash. but he did. I tried all the software out there to retrieve the data, and I know now that it is gone forever. I want to use it again (and make sure I save it constantly), but I'm unable to reformat the hard drive.
I looked online and tried all different types of software to format the hard drive, but I have not been successful. My PC can see it, but I'm unable to format it.
Any help on this would be highly appreciated.
Here are a few questions for clarity on the issue:
1. what operating system is installed on the computer?
2 have you tried to format the drive in Windows Explorer?
3. what happens when you try to format the drive using different software?
Let us try the following and see if you can format the external hard drive:
Important note: Run the format, you clear the external hard disk.
Method 1: Format the drive in Windows Explorer.
See the following steps:
(a) click Start, click computer
(b) right click on the drive and click format
(c) follow the on-screen instructions for formatting.
Method 2: Format the drive in disk management.
See the following article:
Create and format a hard disk partition:
If the methods above do not contribute or if you have a question, please answer, to help you further.
I have a Satellite Pro M30. There is a problem with the drive DVD internal Multi - replacement will take a month or two to get here. I need to perform a restore on this machine. I connected an external DVD drive to the machine. When I start the machine starts on the restore CD but seems so looking for a Player X, I get the following messages displayed on the screen of the BACK:
Device name: TOSCD001
Number of units: 1
CDR101: Not ready reading drive X
Quit, retry, fail?
Insert the recovery CD #1!
What should I do?
Unfortunately the recovery media is created to be used as internal drive only. I put t think you will be able to use it with an external device. On the restore CD there is a ghost image and it is not easy to fix it for use with an external device.
I can't install the driver of my laptop ethernet controller. advice would be much appreciated.
The link in the ad doesn t work earlier then you should check this one out:
There, you can choose: computer A series-Satellite Mobile-Satellite-Satellite A20
Well, if you have installed your laptop not from the CD of Toshiba Recovery, so you must install all Toshiba drivers and utilities. This should be done in the right order!
The chipset utility is very important. It must be installed first.
Download the right WLan driver and extract it to the folder.
Go to Device Manager, select the Wlan card and install the driver. The source of the driver is the folder of extraction.
I use a drive cd - dvd but now Im receiving to reinstall.
How and where? my driver installation disk? or...
Hi Phillip Rose,
1. what operating system is installed on the computer?
2. What is the brand of the CD/DVD drive?
3. don't you make changes to the computer before the show?
I suggest you to download and install the drivers for the CD/DVD on the manufacturers Web site.
Updated a hardware driver that is not working properly
http://Windows.Microsoft.com/en-in/Windows7/update-a-driver-for-hardware-that-isn ' t-work correctly
my cd/dvd drive has stopped working. He said after a repair code 19. How to restore the drive?
19 code means there is a driver conflict such as two devices attempt to use the same resources.
Step 1: Please do all the same underneath if you did some before as is often total
a process that solves the problem.
Try this - Panel - Device Manager - CD/DVD - double click on the device - driver tab.
Click on update drivers (this will probably do nothing) - RIGHT click ON the drive - uninstall.
RESTART this will refresh the default driver stack. Even if the reader does not appear to continue
Then, work your way through these - don't forget the drive might be bad, could be a coward
cable or slight corrosion on the contacts (usually for a laptop) and other issues.
Your CD or DVD drive is missing or is not recognized by Windows or other programs
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314060 - a Mr Fixit
Try this fix manually if the Fixit 314060 does not work
Your CD or DVD drive is missing or is not recognized by Windows or other programs-
a Mr Fixit
The CD drive or the DVD drive does not work as expected on a computer that you upgraded to
for Windows Vista
When you insert a CD or a DVD, Windows Vista may not recognize the disc
Your CD or DVD drive cannot read or write media - A Mr Fixit
CD/DVD drive does not appear in Windows Vista, or you receive this error in Windows
Vista installation after booting from the DVD (AHCI)
Drive CD - R or CD - RW Drive is not recognized as a recordable device
Hardware devices not detected or not working - A Mr Fixit
Another possibility is that the cables are loose. Remove ALL power, then make sure that the cables in both
ends. Remove and replace, do not just tight. For laptops, you can often clean power and
contacts data with a pencil eraser.
Some DVD players do not use the Windows default drivers so check with the manufacturer of system and
manufacturer of device to see if there is a firmware or drivers for your drive if necessary.
Step 2: You have disc problems as the CD/DVD is actually 4 discs in 1 case (CD & DVD
Burn and CD and DVD read). So it is not unusual for 1 or 2 operational so that other parts
do it right.
Did you follow the Troubleshooting Guide for the reader who still does not work? There are
the entries in registry that the troubleshooter does not solve and those who "might" be the cause.
Check with your Maker system and a device for the two possible firmware updates and
the correct registry entries for your car.
Here are the keys that I of course are those in question - for the subkeys of the CD/DVD drive
as there will be other subkeys in these keys. Do not forget to ask specific keys involved as well as
You can probably find more info here and maybe even the exact registry for your CD/DVD settings
drive from someone with the same model.
Forums - a lot of expert real help
Use DevManView to locate the CD/DVD in the registry (be careful and do a prior Restore Point)
nothing change) - find the DevManView device and then make a right click on it free in RegEdit.
DevManView - free - an alternative to the standard Windows Device Manager, which displays all the
devices and their properties in flat table, instead of the tree viewer
I hope this helps.
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I have HP COMPAQ 41 224tx, with windows 7 ultimate 64-bit
I have just updated to windows 7 32-bit basic family.
and install all the drivers like ussually, but I can't change my brightness
and worse, I can not install the vga driver intel.
because I can install it when I use 32-bit windows
Please help me
I'm sorry, my language is bad
My last suggestion and I hope it works for you, install the amd driver directly from AMD and see if it works better than the one on the support page and the driver of your PC.
Also, try to install the latest chipset driver and see if that works too.
I have an older verision of crossword egame & penis I can't install the cd on my system the tell were made for windows 95/98
Thanks for posting your question in the Microsoft Community Forum.
From the information, you can not install Crusaders games & puzzle for Windows 95/98 on the Windows 7 computer using a disk.
It would be useful that you can answer the question to help you best.
What exactly happens when you try to install these games? You receive messages or error codes?
This can happen due to compatibility problems with these games on Windows 7.
You try to install and run the game using Windows 98 or 95 compatibility modes and check if it helps.
For more information, see the articles:
Hope the helps of information.
Let us know if you need help with Windows related issues. We will be happy to help you.
My superdrive drive started acting funny (not eject disks and then do not read), so I bought an external dvd reader/player.
Everything worked fine until I installed an SSD instead the superdrive.
Now, when I go to play a DVD in the DVD drive external drive says "there was an error of initialization, a valid dvd drive could not be found."
Other applications do not recognize the dvd either, as they did.
Disk utility will find the dvd if it is in drive but you will not find the player if there is no DVD.
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