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Windows 7: dvd-blueray righter/hard drive dissappear from system

24 Dec 2012   #1

windows 7 beta
dvd-blueray righter/hard drive dissappear from system

my dvd / blueray writers dissappear from my system after the computer has been on for a while
or i startup and try to burn a dvd/ here is a hint i recently removed the dvd and installed a Hot Swap drivebay..that hard drive dissappears when when the blue ray dissappears... thaey ar on the same sata chipset the mobo has 6 ea 6gb/s sata connectors and 2 3gb/s sata connectors..the blue ray and the hotswap bay are on the 3gb/s chipset...the mobo has the latest bios and it makes no differance what bios version is installed and when i reboot the computer they are back...
here are the stats:

mobo-gigabyte 990fxa-ud7 am3+
16 gb ddr3 1600 mem
amd fx-8150 8 core cpu
ati 6950 video card 2 gb
1200 watt p/s
7 2tb hdd

any help would be appreaciated as i am tired of makeing coasters
thanks gene

My System SpecsSystem Spec
25 Dec 2012   #2

Win 7 Pro 64-bit 7601

sounds like a power issue. try removing one of them and see if the other keeps disappearing.

Also, could you please explain why you wrote "windows 7 beta" as your OS?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
26 Dec 2012   #3

windows 7 beta

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bobafetthotmail View Post
sounds like a power issue. try removing one of them and see if the other keeps disappearing.

Also, could you please explain why you wrote "windows 7 beta" as your OS?
that was a long time ago and i have not had a chance to change it and new1200 watt p/s
new dvd and blue ray new hdd its not a power issue unless its a deep power management issue and it
happens on multiple computers mutiple os's xp w7 w8... it happens every time i use dvd/blueray writeing software the drives return after i reboot and you can read any cd/dvd and run installes from them but not write if you do windows goes " DING " and they are gone...reboot they are back... every once in a while i can get away with making a dvd...its like there is a program monotoring the use of the dvd writer and if it detects the dvd writeing it shuts the dvd from the system resulting in's driving me crazy...
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