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Old 03-26-2008, 05:43 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm using a Toshiba Tecra A4 laptop, however there isn't a /d/ drive. There's a disk space that I can open up and put disks into, but in the main directory there's no /d/ volume and I get an I/O error whenever I try to do something involving reading or burning a disk. Does anyone know where I can get a D drive? X_X
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go to start>run and type diskmgmt.msc then enter. check that the disc drive is there and that it has a drive letter assigned. if not, right click and assign one.
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Wow nitestick, that's an easy solution, poof, instant D drive. I had that problem before, I fixed it by reinstalling the OS, I went a little ahead of myself I guess.
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go to start>run and type diskmgmt.msc then enter. check that the disc drive is there and that it has a drive letter assigned. if not, right click and assign one.
There's no disc drive there. I have HDDRECOVERY and my C drive, but no D. I'm pretty sure that HDDRECOVERY is just a backup, but just in case I right-clicked and the "assign" thingy was grayed out.
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do you mean C: drive?
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do you mean C: drive?
Yeah, sorry.
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boot into bios and see if the disk drive is being detected.
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If the bios detects the drive, then open the task manager and have it check for new hardware. But it sounds to me like the drive might be bad.
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