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Switched DVD Drive and not Not Visible


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#1 panthersfan25

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 03:59 PM

Hello All,

I recently switched my DVD drive out as the last one quit working. Once I installed this new drive, it will open and close fine and make the noise like it is trying to read the cd, but the drive (D:) will not show up in my computer and also under device manager, there isn't a CD/DVD option.

What could cause this, a bad driver? loose cables? Could the bios need updated to include the new drive?

Any help is greatly appreciated.

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 05:01 PM

I would check the data cable, if the tray opens and closes obviously the power cable is connected and working.

What is the make and model of this computer?

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