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Old 06-14-2005, 03:20 AM   #1
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Unhappy CD and DVD drive troubles

hey guys and gals

ive just logged onto my computer to burn a cd, but in "My computer" there is only C drive and a floopy disk drive. whats going on?

i put a music cd in and still nothing..usually they start up automatically.

how/ what do i do to fix this??
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Old 06-14-2005, 03:46 AM   #2
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Have a look at this post here, he's got/had a similar problem and the fix for his computer may work for you...

http://computerforums.org/showthread.php?t=16192
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Old 06-14-2005, 04:09 AM   #3
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they sound very similair definately look into that thread and if it doesn't work make sure your drive is connected on your motherboard it could have gotten bumped off dislogded
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Old 06-14-2005, 06:04 AM   #4
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Is it showing in device manager?
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Old 06-14-2005, 07:51 AM   #5
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we have progress!

the dvd player is recognising audio CDs and listed in device manager.
however, the E drive (normal cd rom drive) is not listed in device manager or recognising any type of cd.

i cant believe this happened overnight. RRRRRRRRRR!!!!
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Old 06-14-2005, 10:12 AM   #6
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you know since they both happened overnight have you checked your connections...or do you not think it's hardware related...
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This happend to me with my secondary HDD all the time, but after i restarted it came back.
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I seriously hope he has restarted.
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