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Windows 7: my windows 7 home premium cannot detect my cd

25 Feb 2011   #21
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

ok ok lets get this right, its a external drive using usb connection and windows is not able to see it?


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25 Feb 2011   #22
juliexzc

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my windows 7 home premium cannot detect my cd-acer-aspire-x3950.jpg this ,


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25 Feb 2011   #23
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by juliexzc View Post
you are connecting a external dvd/cd player to a tower pc yes?
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25 Feb 2011   #24
juliexzc

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oh yea, i pluck it in cause i wanted to try if the problem got to do with the disc, but the external dvd/cd couldnt read my disc, but it can read other disc. but for the pc, it couldnt read any disc.
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25 Feb 2011   #25
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

  1. reboot pc without it plugged in
  2. when pc rebooted and the desktop is running plug it in the pc
  3. look for promps in the notification area
  4. post any results
  5. open device manager
  6. post a screen shot of device manager
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25 Feb 2011   #26
juliexzc

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my windows 7 home premium cannot detect my cd-aergrgearg.png


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25 Feb 2011   #27
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

see my snapshot


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25 Feb 2011   #28
juliexzc

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my windows 7 home premium cannot detect my cd-aergrgearg.png its with the external drive. the DVD/CD Rom Drives dont show up if i pluck it out


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25 Feb 2011   #29
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

with no red cross this indicates no problems


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25 Feb 2011   #30
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

its with the external drive. the DVD/CD Rom Drives dont show up if i pluck it out
it wont if you have no drive connected
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