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Dell computer won't recognise my DVD/RW drive.

\015 After reloading Dell/Windows XP, computer won't recognise my DVD?RW driver. I have it set as "Master" but neither Sonic nor Adobe Ele.2 will accept it as a recorder. HELP.\015\012\015\012Dell Inspiron 1501 - I put a CD/DVD into the drive and the lights flicker but it won't read. I have tried other CD's to be sure that wasn't the problem. I've tried to update the drivers and it always says that it has already been updated and there are no other updates needed at this time. I am currently using vista in which I am not happy with - Is there a way to completely wipe the drive and start fresh with windows xp (which I recently purchased)? Would this also repair my CD/DVD problem\015

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Right click on My Computer and select Device Manager or Manage, which ever you see. Click on the + symbol at DVD/CD-ROM Drives. Right click on the drive and select uninstall. Turn off the PC reboot it. Windows will re-install the drive.

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