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Windows 7: Dvd-Rom wont work

01 Oct 2009   #11

Windows 7

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by wallyinnc View Post
Hi adcsi. Is your DVD drive IDE or SATA? Just last night I had a problem with a IDE drive and the connections. I also have a IDE HDD in that machine. If I connect the DVD to the middle connector (and HD at the end), it works fine. If I connect it to the end connector and HD in the middle, it will only read CDs, does not recognize any DVD. I bought a SATA DVD drive which shoudl arrive tonight...
I have anoterh older cable where the connectors are marked CD and HD. The newer ones are not.
Plese check that and let us know
Its Sata , i have tryed to connect to other connector's but still nothin .I also tryed the connect it whit new cables but still nothing.

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01 Oct 2009   #12

Vista Ult64, Win7600

Hi, try this, go into Device Manager and right click on your DVD player, and when the option window comes up select Uninstall and click ok, when it has Uninstalled the Dvd
player click the button on the top of the Device Manager page that says,
Scan for hardware changes,
let windows reinstall it and see if that helps.
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01 Oct 2009   #13

Windows 7

Tryd that to but whitout any use Pfiuuu i start to think that i have to put Xp back cuz this is makeing me nuts.
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01 Oct 2009   #14

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)

Do you have any other drives you can test with this machine ?
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01 Oct 2009   #15

Windows 7 x64 finally!

adcsi, try the Vista drivers for your North Bridge: MSI Europe – Computer, Laptop, Notebook, Desktop, Mainboard, Graphics and more
this is for the V2 of your board, if it is V3, MSI Europe – Computer, Laptop, Notebook, Desktop, Mainboard, Graphics and more
I noticed one worrisome warning on their website:
MSI Reminds you:
Because of the limitations of chipset, this MB does not support Win98/ME.
It might be your board will not work well with Win7
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