Please insert a disk into drive \Device\Harddisk2\DR4

Posted on 2006-04-12
Last Modified: 2007-12-19
Message "Please insert a disk into drive \Device\Harddisk2\DR4" is popping up regularly.
Question by:Barfoots
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    Hi Barfoots,
    > Please insert a disk into drive \Device\Harddisk2\DR4"
    This may help: ""There Is No Disk in the Drive. Please Insert a Disk
    into Drive \Device\harddisk\Dr1" Error Message When You Start Your
    Computer" (

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    are you running any applications while you get the error??? such as quicktime?

    look here

    have you got any removeable drives such as memory keys or external hdd plugged in?;en-us;330137

    same ques asked here
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    easier reading:

    6133 » When you try to start Windows XP, you receive 'There is no disk in the drive. Please insert a disk into drive \Device\harddisk\Dr1'?

    In addition to the subject difficulty, when you try to print a Microsoft Word document, you receive:


    You have a removable drive, like an Iomega Zip drive, configured as drive letter C:, and there is no disk in the drive.

    To fix this problem, insert a removable disk in the drive before you start your computer.

    If you prefer to configure the removable drive as a different drive letter:

    1. Log on with administrative privileges.

    2. Make sure that a removable disk is in the removable drive.

    3. Right-click My Computer and press Manage.

    4. Press Disk Management.

    5. Right click the object that you wish to change and press Change Drive Letter and Paths.

    6. Select the removable drive and press Change.

    7. Select the drive letter that you wish to use and press OK.

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