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Windows 7: DVD Is No Show


07 Nov 2009   #1
imajica

Win7 Ultimate x64
 
 
DVD Is No Show



My DVD no longer shows up anwhere: My computer, Device Mgr, nor BIOS.

First it would show up & then disappear; leaving an event in the system log. Then @ runtime, it would not show up leaving an event in the system log stating cd driver had failed to load.

Now it is nowhere, but is powered.


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07 Nov 2009   #2
thefabe

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

Would you post the event in the system log? Fabe
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07 Nov 2009   #3
imajica

Win7 Ultimate x64
 
 

It no longer shows up anywhere, including the sys log.
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07 Nov 2009   #4
sReKcAh

Windows 7 Ultimate x86/Ubuntu 10.10
 
 

Hi guys.i'm newbie here.me got the same problem last year.then i take mine to repair and the technician change my mobo and it's ok.but now,my HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GSA-T20N ATA cannot play all dvd .it show blank cd/dvd.i x know what the proble coz in device manager show no flag.Can some1 try to help me to fix my problem here?Tanx!
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07 Nov 2009   #5
Adrian

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by imajica View Post


My DVD no longer shows up anwhere: My computer, Device Mgr, nor BIOS.

First it would show up & then disappear; leaving an event in the system log. Then @ runtime, it would not show up leaving an event in the system log stating cd driver had failed to load.

Now it is nowhere, but is powered.
Welcome to Windows 7 forum,
imajica, from your spec it appears that this is a custom build? If so what brand of dvd is installed and how is it connected?
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08 Nov 2009   #6
imajica

Win7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Its a custom build; the DVD is: LG - 22x Internal Double-Layer DVD±RW/CD-RW Drive, it's on SATA 1.

When the system is shutdown I can unplug & replug the drive, & it will show up for a couple of days before pulling the old houdini again.
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08 Nov 2009   #7
Adrian

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by imajica View Post
Its a custom build; the DVD is: LG - 22x Internal Double-Layer DVD±RW/CD-RW Drive, it's on SATA 1.

When the system is shutdown I can unplug & replug the drive, & it will show up for a couple of days before pulling the old houdini again.
Does the dissapearing act after an update?
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08 Nov 2009   #8
imajica

Win7 Ultimate x64
 
 

No, far as I can tell it's random.
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