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Message: "No Disk in Drive"

Samsung sw 240b. Profile says it's working, but when I click on it in
Windows Explorer I get the message "Windows cannot read disk"
When I try to copy files to drive, I get "No Disk in Drive" I recently
reinstalled Windows XP. Book says it uses XP default driver. I've
tried everything I can think of.

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  • JERSEYCAJUN Dec 16, 2008

    I get all sorts of messages when I try to use the cd r devise on my compaq computer. I have a samsung sw 240b burner and it says that there is an issue with the I/O or it says that it cannot ready disk, or it does not even recognize that a disk is present. What's up with that?

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Hi tip53

it seem you had problem with optical cd/dvd drive, open your Samsung sw 240b, under the optic there's potentio try to adjust it by twist to left slowly.
may help
goot luck.....

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Click start control panel administrive tools,computer management,device manager scroll down cd-dvd rom drives you might see a yellow question mark ? right click you will have options to update driver,roll back driver,or select properties general troubleshoot, select driver click to reinstall drivers click update driver or uninstall then reinstall if this does not fix the problem it might be a registry problem if you cant see your disk drive in windows explorer
Close all open programs

Click on Start, Run, and type regedit and press Enter
Click on the plus signs (+) next to the following folders

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE

SYSTEM

CurrentControlSet

Control

Class

{4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}

This folder is the DVD/CD-ROM Drive Class Description in the registry. Look for any of the following names in the right hand column.

Upper Filters

Lower Filters

Upper Filters.bak

Lower Filters.bak

If any of the above keys shown in step 4 are listed, right-click on them and choose Delete

After deleting the keys, close the registry editor
Reboot your computer

Open My Computer and check to see if your CD or DVD drives have returned. You may also want to open Device Manager and verify that the yellow exclamation and error code on the CD or DVD drive is gone. or
you might have to physically unplug the leads for this cd/dvd then plug them back this should activate the found new hardware wizard or

you might have to uninstall then restart your computer then reinstall your DVD/CD then reinstall the driver for this device
if your computer came with a motherboard disk the drivers could be on it
click start control panel administrive tools computer management device manager scroll down cd dvdrom drives if you see a yellow question or exclamation mark? ! or a red x right click you will need to update the driver or
select properties general troubleshoot, select driver click to reinstall drivers click update driver
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I have a samsung cd-r/rw sw-240b when I try to save file on a cd in the d drive it give a message unable to write to drive D:


you cant save a file you must burn it to a disc
this might be in your burning software if you have already burnt data to this disc and are try to add more data you will need the burning software to support multisession or you might not have a cdrw disc or a faulty one
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Computer does not recognize it as a CD RW drive


When you try to write data to an optical disc, you may experience any of the following symptoms:

* You receive various disc write error messages.
* You experience issues with the drive and the built-in recording feature of Windows XP.
* You experience issues with third-party programs that you use to write data to the disc.
* You cannot read the disc in all versions of Windows.
* You cannot read the disc, or some files on the disk, by using an MP3 player.
* When you add files or folders to a disc that already contains data, some files are lost.
* Recording files to the disc is inconsistent.
* The disc recording operation is consistently unsuccessful.

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Troubleshooting specific errors
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* There is no disc in the drive. Please insert a writable CD into drive.
This error can occur if the CD-R drive or CD-RW drive is not recognized as a recordable device. This error can also occur if the device driver has been corrupted. To resolve this issue, see Method 3 in the "General troubleshooting" section and Method 1 in the "Advanced troubleshooting" section.

* Drive not accessible, incorrect function
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This error message can occur because individual files cannot be deleted from the CD-RW. You cannot use the CD disc recording feature of Windows XP for random-access storage while you are writing to disc.

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