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will not install my dvd drive

  1. #1

    will not install my dvd drive


    It posts in bios and worked fine to install 8 but it will not show up in device mgr. 8 does not see it so I cant install it.
    any ideas appreciated

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  2. #2


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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1


    Try this (1):

    Your CD drive or DVD drive is missing or is not recognized by Windows or other programs

    Fix problems with CD or DVD drives that can

    The CD drive or the DVD drive does not work as expected on a computer that is running Windows Vista

    Try this(2):
    1) Shut down PC.
    2) Physically disconnect the CD/DVD Drive.
    3) Reboot to Windows with NO DVD drive.
    4) Shut down PC.
    5) Physically reconnect the CD/DVD Drive.
    6) Reboot to Windows with DVD drive.
    7) Check Device status.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

will not install my dvd drive
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