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Windows 7: Installation disc not recognised

14 Mar 2014   #11

Windows 7 home premium 64bit

I had an Acronis backup on a spare external HDD which I really didn't want to use as it wasn't completely "vanilla". I used that but still would like to know what the problem could be.
I did replace the DVD burner a while back. Is it possible to plug it in incorrectly?
Fault in the mobo?
Fault in the HDD?
Everything is working OK otherwise so buggered if I know

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14 Mar 2014   #12
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Without troubleshooting it this is hard to know. DId you try the steps I gave you? It will always be resolved one way or the other.
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14 Mar 2014   #13

Windows 7 home premium 64bit

I see what you say Greg but I'm not toooooo sure of myself with that sort of operation. Gimme a D12 and I'll move a mountain for you but computers.............Nup!! Think I'll just leave it for now. Thanks for the help.
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15 Mar 2014   #14

Windows 7 home premium 64bit

I know curiosity killed the cat but it's annoying the begorrah outa me!
Tried installing a new DVD burner, reset the BIOS to default, same thing....Grrrrrrrrr
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16 Mar 2014   #15

Windows 7 home premium 64bit

Thanks for the input fellers, I've decided to get a mate to build another comp so have started another thread in the "custom builds" forum. Need some advice there too :)
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