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Windows 7: CD/DVD Drive not working

10 Feb 2011   #1
kmeiding

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
 
 
CD/DVD Drive not working

My husband just upgraded to Windows 7 from Vista and now his CD drive does not work. I could not find the drive in the device manager. Is there anything i can do to fix this?


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10 Feb 2011   #2
pxsalmers

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Restart the computer and hit whatever button to get into the BIOS (default buttons are usually F1, Del, or F2). If your computer doesn't have some sort of Quick Boot option enabled, you should be able to read on the loadout whether the motherboard detects the drive. If not, go into the BIOS and find a "General Settings" tab of sorts that lists what drives are detected and any CD/DVD drive should be detected there. If it is not detected there, then it could be either hardware failure, a bad connection, or a bad port on the motherboard.
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10 Feb 2011   #3
terryy212

windows 7 64bit
 
 

hey i got the same problem i just upgraded to windows 7 and i can not find my cd/dvd rom in my computer its in my bios just not in my computer
any new solutions?
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