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Windows 7: Cant use my CD/DVD drives

01 Feb 2011   #1
wingman46

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
Cant use my CD/DVD drives

Hey guys... When i enter a disk into my cd or dvd drive nothing happens! I open "my computer" and my drives arent even there! I have tried switching the cables out with others but nothing seems to work. Plz help!


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01 Feb 2011   #2
Sardonicus

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Do they show up in the Bios?
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01 Feb 2011   #3
1Bowtie

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Maybe there not turned on in bios.
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01 Feb 2011   #5
wingman46

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

I have just checked the bios...i activated all the drives and i only got the CD drive to work. Both drives have power. But when i put a disk into either one nothing happens. And before windows loaded i get an error saying "Disk 0 is performing outside normal ____" (i forgot the last word(s).
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01 Feb 2011   #6
brady

 

Can you see the drives in disk management? now that they're enabled in bios you could have Drive letter conflicts.
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01 Feb 2011   #7
wingman46

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

When i open disk management i see three drives (Disk 0: Local drive C; Disk 1: Local Disk D; Then my CD drive: no letter) My DVD drive is nowhere to be found.
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03 Feb 2011   #8
wingman46

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

hey guys...i just got the problem solved...i had re-replace the cords and for some odd reason it is now working
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03 Feb 2011   #9
1Bowtie

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Apparently you made a better connection, can be alittle trickey at times.
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