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Old 05-12-2006, 08:11 PM   #1
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The drives for my CDRom and CD Burning are suddenly missing when I click on 'My Computer'. I am not sure when they went missing. I did a Belarc system check and they are not shown. My OS is WinXP Pro SP2.

Can I do something in system restore. Can I keep resetting system restore and go back day by day until they re-appear?

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Old 05-12-2006, 08:22 PM   #2
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Check all your ribbon cables, as well as power cables, and make sure that they are plugged in all the way.
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Old 05-12-2006, 08:34 PM   #3
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this happens to me after i come out of a hibernation. i just restart and they are there.
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Old 05-12-2006, 10:05 PM   #4
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Device Manager, click the computer and refresh. It is weirdly acting with me when I ran XP.
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Old 05-13-2006, 03:40 AM   #5
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I have checked all my cables and they seem to be OK. I also did a restart.

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Old 05-13-2006, 07:56 AM   #6
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Did you unplug the cables and plug them back in? (just to make sure they are OK)

Are all the drivers setup correctly?
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Old 05-13-2006, 09:06 AM   #7
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Yes. I unplugged the cables and plugged them back in. I am not sure how I check up to see if the drivers are set upcorrectly
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Sorry. I forgot to sign my reply.
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Old 05-13-2006, 09:16 AM   #9
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Okay, lol, you didn't really need to sign your reply.. lol
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Old 05-13-2006, 09:58 AM   #10
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so aer they back? did you get them? if not, do you have the correct drivers for them? go to the manufacter's site and download the drivers for ur drive.
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