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Changed CD-Rom for DVD Rom and not it's kaput!!!!

by LadyCibelle38 / October 9, 2005 5:17 AM PDT

Windows Xp Pro
256MB RAM


Here?s my problem: My CD-Rom drive was going wonky so I decided to change it for a DVD-Rom drive. Took the CD-Rom out, put the DVD-Rom in and now Windows doesn?t see neither the DVD-Rom nor my CD burner even though I didn?t EVEN touch the CD burner. The only thing I did was out one and in the other one. Doesn?t take a rocket scientist to do it and it?s not the first time I do it either?.BUT?.nonetheless neither BIOS nor Windows see anything. Please help if you can?

I went into BIOS and tried to make it detect like that but it doesn?t see anything.



What am I doing wrong?????? Now I?m stuck and I don?t know how to get out L

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Changed CD-Rom for DVD Rom and not it's kaput!!!!
by popasmurf / October 9, 2005 5:24 AM PDT

Did you check the jumper settings on the DVD drive?.
Check to see if the ribbon cable ot both drives are fully pushed home and are connected the right round.

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All taken care of now :)
by LadyCibelle38 / October 9, 2005 6:18 AM PDT

Yup the jumpers were perfectly fine....I was dumb enough to have had it unplugged from the mainboard and I didn't notice it...so of course nothing was detecting.

Thanks for the help. Happy

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