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Windows 7: SH-S203D is not reading my windows 7 install disk

09 Feb 2016   #1

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
SH-S203D is not reading my windows 7 install disk


I have a custom build desktop. So today I wanted to format my windows 7 just to have my system run smoothly again and do a direct upgrade to windows 10.

I inserted my windows 7 install disk and rebooted. I did not get the prompt to boot from the disk (which seemed oddly at that time) and back in windows I didn't see any info about the disk in My computer.
When I right-clicked and selected 'open' it asked me to put a disk in the drive and opened it (yes, at that time the disk was already in!).
Luckily I have 2 desktops, I inserted the disk in my other desktop (windows 10) and immediatly got prompted what I wanted to do with the disk (it said windows 7 disk aswell).
So... Maybe it's the drive right? So I inserted another random dvd that had a movie on. It worked on both desktops. So maybe it was the firmware on the first desktop? Updated that firmware, it's still not working.

So this leading to my question: why is my first desktop totally ignoring my install disk?
Any help would be greatly appreciated!

Specs of the desktop causing problems:
Asus P9X79 s2011 DDR3
Intel i7-3930K s2011 3.20GHz Hexa-Core 12MB Boxed
Intel TS/Thermal Solution for RTS2011AC
Kingston HyperX 16GB 1866MHz DDR3 CL9 DIMM Kitx4
Asus GTX690-4GD5 4GB GDDR5 PCIe
Asus Xonar Xense STX Audio Card PCIe

Operating system it is currently running and I want to re-install
MS Windows 7 Home Premium - OEM - 64-bit - NL

Update: I tried but it didn't help.

My System SpecsSystem Spec

 SH-S203D is not reading my windows 7 install disk

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