Windows 10: Disk drive opening

Discus and support Disk drive opening in Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware to solve the problem; My disc drive opens by itself. Can this be fixed?... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware' started by Prodigalson1225, Nov 26, 2018.

  1. Disk drive opening


    My disc drive opens by itself. Can this be fixed?

    :)
     
    Prodigalson1225, Nov 26, 2018
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  2. DaisyUS Win User

    Disk drive won't open

    • Toshiba satellite series
    • This is the first time I've tried after installing Windows 10. (I can list off a bunch of other features that have stopped working since the download)
    • There is no disk in the drive.
    • The only disk drive listed is TOSHIBA MK6465GSXN
    • In the troubleshooter, there was no option to "run as administrator."
    • I ran it. It fixed something that needed fixing
    • Disk drive still won't open.
    My CD/DVD/ Drive isn't listed. Apparently all of my devices and commands weren't transfered over during this so called upgrade? All of these issues are making me want to go back to my old operating sysytem
     
    DaisyUS, Nov 26, 2018
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  3. How to Partiton a Hard Drive in Vista

    This is a way to get Vista to see another hard drive that is not associated with the OS. There is some times when your new hdd doesn't seem to want to work well with Vista. But, there is a solution in it.

    Open the Computer Management By doing these steps.
    • Click on the Start Button
    • Click on Control Panel
    • Click Administrative Tools
    • Double click on Computer Management
    You are now in the Navigation panel of the Computer Management.
    When in Computer Management, you then have to allow the new drive to be recognized.
    • Double click on Storage
    • Double click on Disk Management
    Now in the middle of your screen there is the layout of the Disk Drives that you have. The drives that are partitioned will show by the drive lettering. The others will just show up as having nothing at all in them. Below that there will be the Disk drives that are installed into the computer. You'll see that the primary one will all ways read as "Disk 0". Then you will have Disk 1 and so on. Under the Disks there will also see your CD-Rom drives.. If there is more then one, it will be labeled the same as Disk drives..

    On to the Partitioning of the drive in question.
    • Right Click on the drive
    • Click to format the drive or Enable Volume. There will be a series of windows that open up. This is Vista's formatting. Just go threw the windows, and make sure everything is the way you want it to happen.
    • Once the formatting is done, will take some time depending on the drive size.
    • Right click on the drive
    • Click on Mark the Partition as Active
    After you have done those steps, The drive will be up and running threw Vista.



    :Side Notes:
    If you are not the Administer to the Os, then you will have to enable it..
    You may also want to redo the drive lettering of it all. But, I really don't see a reason to do so. If you do, you have to redo drive paths and so forth.. A lot of work on something so small...
     
    Cold Storm, Nov 26, 2018
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  4. W1zzard Win User

    Disk drive opening

    W7 Hard drive partition issue

    to get rid of that 100 meg windows partition that setup creates for you on a new install on a blank hdd:

    - press shift+f10 when on the partition management screen in setup <-- this opens a command prompt
    - diskpart <-- start the windows command line partition management tool
    - list disk <--- list the installed hdds in this computer for the next step
    - select disk 0 <- might have to replace 0 with the number of the correct disk
    - clean <-- this will erase all data on the disk you selected one step up- dont use the wrong disk!
    - create partition primary <- creates a primary partition taking up all space on the drive, adjust the command if necessary
    - exit, exit to exit diskpart and the command prompt
    - click refresh in partition manager and select your newly created partition and install to that
     
    W1zzard, Nov 26, 2018
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