Windows cannot read from this disk. The disk might be corrupted.

Discussion in 'Windows Server' started by Hovel, Nov 9, 2004.

  1. Hovel

    Hovel Guest

    Windows Server 2003

    I have made no updates or software installs recently but all of a sudden
    both my external USB CD/DVD-Burner and Internal CD Rom drives
    stopped reading cd-rom disks containing data.

    I can play and rip audio and I can still burn but if I try and browse a data
    disk in
    explorer or in cmd then all I get is:-

    "Windows cannot read from this disk. The disk might be corrupted, or it
    could be using a format that is not compatible with Windows."

    I also removed the USB cd-rom drive and plugged it into another machine
    and it worked fine (PikaOne RipCase).

    Any help would be gratefully received.

    Hovel, Nov 9, 2004
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  2. Hovel

    Hovel Guest

    I booted off the O/S disk and ran a repair.
    All works fine now.
    Hovel, Nov 11, 2004
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