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Dvd rom won't work
You forgot to check the jumper settings of the Hard Disk and the DVD Drive found at the back near the IDE and power cables. If you are using one IDE cable, then one jumper should be a Master, that's the Harddisk, and the DVD drive a Slave. If you are ... Compaq Presario 5000 PC Desktop
Optical drive working before,then after few months it's not there
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Installed a new Optical Drive and require assistance in the wiring
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No internal hard disk found after laptop is closed?
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My dell inspirion B120 says that the modular bay not be identified I ran the diagnostics by pressing the f12 key and then it said that the dst short test failed because no drive was detected error code 1000-0141 what should I do??
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Optical drive won't detect CDs but will detect DVDs
This is another Vista issue that Microsoft has not fixed.\015\012I have noticed alot of these includes the Optical drives.\015\012So try this. It works for most people running Vista.\015\012You need to edit your registr ... PC Laptops
Will not boot up
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Primary Hard Disk Drive Not Found, Fixed Optical drive Not found
Reseat both the Hard Drive and Optical drive and see if they detect. If they do not, then a HDD failure is most likely. The I8000 is quirky in that if the HDD fails, the Optical drive will not work.\015\012\015\012If reseating doesn't r ... Dell Inspiron 8000 Notebook
Almost i do the automatic search to find my cd drive, but nothing comes up, i did it twice, and nothing came up, if i accidentally deleted it is there any way to get it back or a new one?
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Installation of a 2nd hard drive steps & tips
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I went to go burn a cd and it said that i have no cd burner on my computer but i know that i do, but my computer wont even play a dvd or a game, i think i might of accidentally uninstalled my cd drive, is there anyway that i can fix this?
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Wont boot up to bios
I have had TWO recent model NEC laptops with the same symptom in the past 5 months. I was quite surprised, since NEC is a quality product. But the problem was the DVD/CD-Rom, which is made by Philips (mine were Philips SCB5265 models, but there are o ... NEC Versa SX Notebook
New Laptop Optical Drive Causes 0203 failure ide #2 error at boot
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I have an intermittent disappearing Pioneer DVR-K17B drive
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ASUS F3J DVD drive problem
LG and Samsung both make good drives - otherwise they would probably not be in business in the competitive market they are in. However, it would not be certain which one was "good" for your laptop.The ASUS F3J series laptops all seem to s ... ASUS F3Jc-AP141C Notebook
Setup did not find any hard disk drives installed in your computer Make sure any hard disk drives are powered on and properly connected to your computer, and that any disk-related hardware configuration is correct. This may involve running a manufacturer-supplied diagnostic or setup program Setup cannot continue. To quit setup, press f3 this is the message i get when i try to installed window xp
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Updated firmware for cd/dvd drive SN324F now the drive is not working and unavailable on my Samsung v25 laptop pc?
First thing you need to do is to enter your BIOS usually by pressing either <Delete> or <F12> during boot up (Depending on your BIOS) next look at the page that has your hard drive and optical drive information, If your CD/DVD is shown on ... PC Desktops
My cd-dvd drives is not visible in my computer.
Check whether you have disable your optical driver in your BIOS setting or in device manger by right clicking your My computer icon on desktop and selecting manage.if nothing is being done then it may be hardware fault as the device should be detecte ... Dell Precision 380 P4 Dual Core 3 GHz (99382) PC Desktop
Dvd/cd-rw drive doesnt appear in my computer - Acer Aspire 4315 Notebook
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I have a Compaq PC and yesterday it stopped recogzning my DVD rom drive. What could be the problem?
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Tsst corp cdw/dvd ts l462d device
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Won,t boot up
Hard drive is faulty as it cannot be detected by the bios of your laptop. and/or your optical drive has no bootable cd in it. you may need to install a functioning hard drive with installed operating system for it to detect that the hard drive is boo ... Dell Latitude C600 Notebook
Code 19/ its not reading only ejects when comanded manually. Cd DVD problem
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External DVD writer in Compaq V3424TU notebook
Now you have to deside weather you want to buy a U.S.B. floppy Drive or U.S.B. optical drive.\015\012Both has to work ,but for a try if you have any existing drive ,just buy a external U.S.B. casing and fit your or any existing drive in it.Ju ... PC Laptops
Change CDROM on Toshiba 2805 -s 202
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