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Windows 7: DVD Drive Not Detected

05 Feb 2011   #1
WartHog

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 
DVD Drive Not Detected

Greetings,

I have recently built this rig (specs in drop-down). The DVD drive is a new component too and worked just fine when I installed the OS. Now it is not being detected by the computer.

Any ideas?

Thanks.


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05 Feb 2011   #2
Anthony

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

MS Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1
 
 

Does it show up in the Bios WartHog?
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05 Feb 2011   #3
WartHog

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Anthony, Thanks for the quick reply. No it was not showing in the BIOS. Right after I posted my dilemma, I remembered on initial startup, it did not detect that drive either. That time I swapped the SATA cable out (it was an older cable, not new). That fixed it that time. However, on re-trying the old cable it worked, so like a Dummy I left it in there. So, I just swapped the cable again and the system is now detecting the drive again.

I do not want to show this thread "resolved" yet. Let me give it a day and make sure I'm good.

Thank you again, and I'm sorry I left out some Vital info from my original post.
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05 Feb 2011   #4
Anthony

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

MS Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1
 
 

Don't worry about it!! Glad its working!!
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05 Feb 2011   #5
WartHog

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Thanks Anthony. I am too.
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05 Feb 2011   #6
WartHog

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Let me show this resolved for now. No sense in wasting anyone's time trying to help me if it's fixed.
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