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Cds And Dvds Arent Recognized


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#1 Slayer6571

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Posted 13 May 2007 - 05:28 PM

alright i dont know what happened but several problems have popped up on my computer lately, and this is probably the most annoying

when i go into My Computer, my DVD drive things arent recognizing any disks in the drive (even though one's stuffed with Oblivion and the other with Quake 4)

any fixes?

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Posted 13 May 2007 - 06:38 PM

Everything might possibly be related. What are the other problems?
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#3 Slayer6571

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Posted 13 May 2007 - 11:37 PM

an extra cd drive (G:) popped up out of nowhere when i installed nothing

(except poweriso..which i think is causing the problem)
ill fool around with poweriso's settings

EDIT: HA! it IS PowerISO... at least i fixed the extra mystery drive =D

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Posted 15 May 2007 - 05:23 PM

a'ight, my computer still cannot recongnize CDs and DVDs

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Posted 15 May 2007 - 05:47 PM

Will the drive trays open and close? Do the lights blink? Go into your BIOS and make sure they're recognized. Also go to the control panel and click on "system". Click on the hardware tab and open device manager. Look for any yellow exclamation marks by the IDE controllers. The IDE cable to the drives could have possibly worked loose from the mobo
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Posted 15 May 2007 - 07:24 PM

all recognized by bios and working... it worked before then all of a sudden it doesnt work

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Posted 16 May 2007 - 02:11 PM

What about the IDE controller in Device Manager?
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Posted 16 May 2007 - 05:22 PM

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Posted 17 May 2007 - 01:22 AM

I would try removing the DVD drive from Device Manager and rebooting the computer.
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