Drives: Mysterious Disappearance

Discussion in 'Windows XP General' started by Guest, Feb 5, 2005.

  1. Guest

    Guest Guest

    XP no longer can read any of my peripheral drives ( A:, CD-ROM, DVD, Jump
    Drives, Card Reader) They are listed when I go to My Computer. When
    accessed I get: "Drive is not Accessible. Incorrect Function" . When I go
    to Cotrol Panel, System, Device Manager there are NO yellow circles. I click
    on the categories and all drives are listed by make/model and the message
    says they are functioning properly. Had an earlier issue of having my second
    hard drive magically redesignated from D: to G: Don't have a clue how that
    happened. I used Computer Maintenance to change the drive letter back to D:.

    Any thoughts on this one? Motherboard failure?
     
    Guest, Feb 5, 2005
    #1
    1. Advertisements

  2. Guest

    Rock Guest

    Chris wrote:

    > XP no longer can read any of my peripheral drives ( A:, CD-ROM, DVD, Jump
    > Drives, Card Reader) They are listed when I go to My Computer. When
    > accessed I get: "Drive is not Accessible. Incorrect Function" . When I go
    > to Cotrol Panel, System, Device Manager there are NO yellow circles. I click
    > on the categories and all drives are listed by make/model and the message
    > says they are functioning properly. Had an earlier issue of having my second
    > hard drive magically redesignated from D: to G: Don't have a clue how that
    > happened. I used Computer Maintenance to change the drive letter back to D:.
    >
    > Any thoughts on this one? Motherboard failure?
    >
    >


    "Incorrect function" error message when you access the CD-ROM drive, the
    DVD-ROM drive, or the CD-RW drive
    http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;315350

    How to troubleshoot issues that occur when you write data to a CD-R or
    CD-RW Optical Disc in Windows XP
    http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;324129
     
    Rock, Feb 5, 2005
    #2
    1. Advertisements

  3. Chris

    Anything here which helps?
    How to troubleshoot issues that occur when you write data to a CD-R or
    CD-RW Optical Disc in Windows XP
    http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=324129

    --


    Hope this helps.

    Gerry
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    FCA

    Using invalid email address

    Stourport, Worcs, England
    Enquire, plan and execute.
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    Please tell the newsgroup how any
    suggested solution worked for you.

    http://dts-l.org/goodpost.htm

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    "Chris" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > XP no longer can read any of my peripheral drives ( A:, CD-ROM, DVD,
    > Jump
    > Drives, Card Reader) They are listed when I go to My Computer. When
    > accessed I get: "Drive is not Accessible. Incorrect Function" .
    > When I go
    > to Cotrol Panel, System, Device Manager there are NO yellow circles.
    > I click
    > on the categories and all drives are listed by make/model and the
    > message
    > says they are functioning properly. Had an earlier issue of having my
    > second
    > hard drive magically redesignated from D: to G: Don't have a clue how
    > that
    > happened. I used Computer Maintenance to change the drive letter back
    > to D:.
    >
    > Any thoughts on this one? Motherboard failure?
    >
    >
     
    Gerry Cornell, Feb 5, 2005
    #3
  4. Guest

    Bob Eyster Guest

    Try removing the devices from the device manager and reboot your computer.
    On reboot the devices will be reinstalled.

    try the above if all else fails.


    Bob Eyster


    "Chris" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > XP no longer can read any of my peripheral drives ( A:, CD-ROM, DVD, Jump
    > Drives, Card Reader) They are listed when I go to My Computer. When
    > accessed I get: "Drive is not Accessible. Incorrect Function" . When I
    > go
    > to Cotrol Panel, System, Device Manager there are NO yellow circles. I
    > click
    > on the categories and all drives are listed by make/model and the message
    > says they are functioning properly. Had an earlier issue of having my
    > second
    > hard drive magically redesignated from D: to G: Don't have a clue how
    > that
    > happened. I used Computer Maintenance to change the drive letter back to
    > D:.
    >
    > Any thoughts on this one? Motherboard failure?
    >
    >
     
    Bob Eyster, Feb 5, 2005
    #4
    1. Advertisements

Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question?

It takes just 2 minutes to sign up (and it's free!). Just click the sign up button to choose a username and then you can ask your own questions on the forum.
Similar Threads
  1. Guest

    Strange Disappearance of Programs

    Guest, May 3, 2004, in forum: Windows XP Help
    Replies:
    1
    Views:
    260
    Wesley Vogel
    May 3, 2004
  2. Shaun

    Administrator Account Disappearance

    Shaun, Jul 7, 2003, in forum: Windows XP Security
    Replies:
    2
    Views:
    751
    Jupiter Jones [MVP]
    Jul 8, 2003
  3. james
    Replies:
    1
    Views:
    180
    Paul Bobrowski
    Aug 5, 2004
  4. Betty Colton

    E-mail fonts and color disappearance

    Betty Colton, Apr 22, 2004, in forum: Windows XP Performance
    Replies:
    2
    Views:
    219
    Betty Colton
    Apr 28, 2004
  5. dharma bear

    mysterious printer disappearance problem solved!

    dharma bear, Sep 22, 2003, in forum: Windows XP Print / Fax
    Replies:
    1
    Views:
    219
    Bruce Sanderson
    Sep 22, 2003
Loading...

Share This Page