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CD/DVD unit not recognized

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    Posts : 5
    Windows 8

    CD/DVD unit not recognized


    After upgrading to Windows 8, my CD/DVD unit (a Samsung - TSST corp CDDVDW Sh-S223L) will not be recognized unless a disc is inserted before boot. Then disc can be removed and new one inserted later.
    Any assistance appreciated. Stephen

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    Posts : 2
    Windows 7


    Sounds like driver issue. Suggest that you check out your dvd manufacturer's support site and see driver for windows 8.
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    Posts : 5
    Windows 8

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    Thanks jaysonkurt, I agree. Unfortunately I have been unable to find a new driver. May have to wait until Samsung or TSST corp offer a Windows 8 driver.
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  4. #4


    There's a solution here worked for some, give it a try.
    How to show up DVD/CD ROM in windows 8 if not detected ~ Full Windows 8 Tutorials
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    Posts : 5
    Windows 8


    Thank you brummyfan, problem solved. Appreciated, Stephen.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Stephengca View Post
    Thank you brummyfan, problem solved. Appreciated, Stephen.
    You are welcome, glad for you.
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