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Windows 7: DVD drives displayed as cd drives in 'my computer'

04 Sep 2010   #1
shaolinchamp

win 7 ult. x64
 
 
DVD drives displayed as cd drives in 'my computer'

I have a dvd writer and a dvd rom drive installed on my computer. in device manager, i can see the model name and manufacturer. but when i look under my computer, they are displayed as cd rom drives for some reason.

im able to burn dvds when im in a burning program like ashampoo. but i cant read any dvd with the dvd rom drive. the jumper settings were set as master and slave, so i changed them both to cable set and im still having the same issue.




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12 Sep 2010   #2
shaolinchamp

win 7 ult. x64
 
 

im about to revert back to windows xp, i cant even brun dvd+r dl's now
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13 Sep 2010   #3
shaolinchamp

win 7 ult. x64
 
 

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13 Sep 2010   #4
Wishmaster

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

How is it listed in the Device manager?


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13 Sep 2010   #5
shaolinchamp

win 7 ult. x64
 
 



thanks for the reply.

looked in the driver details and theyre both using the cdrom.sys, im guessing thats normal but ive had this issue on and off since i installed win7
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