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Windows 7: dvd rom problem

08 Apr 2012   #1

windows 7 ultimate 32bit
dvd rom problem

Hello everyone!

i just reformatted my pc with win 7 ultimate ... my problem is, after i installed most of my soft wares (installers on the portable hard drive), i noticed that suddenly my dvd rom cannot read anything....

I really tried everything i can but to no avail, can someone help me please?

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08 Apr 2012   #2

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Windows 7 Ultimate 64

Welcome to SF. Does your dvd show up in the bios and in device manager?
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08 Apr 2012   #3

windows 7 ultimate 32bit

yes it does. it still show, it also shows in my computer
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08 Apr 2012   #4

windows 7 ultimate 32bit

oh, sorry, i forgot my manners..
hello linnemeyerhere...:)
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08 Apr 2012   #5

Windows 7 Pro X64 SP1

If you have a bootable CD or DVD (like a Windows installation DVD), see if you can boot the PC from it.

That'll check for whether the hardware is OK, as it doesn't involve Windows at all.
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08 Apr 2012   #6

windows 7 ultimate 32bit

hello bob kn,

ok i will try... thanks
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08 Apr 2012   #7

windows 7 ultimate 32bit

to bobkn,
my pc can boot from the dvd rom... i'm really confused, why does it cannot read when in windows already? i tried different cds and dvds...
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