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DVD/CD-RW Drive(D)

  1. #1

    DVD/CD-RW Drive(D)

    I received a new laptop for x-mas with Windows 8 installed. When I insert a CD into the (d) drive nothing happens.

    What else do I need to do? I am using Windows XP now so I have a lot to learn.


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  2. #2

    It should work the same as it does in Win XP.

    Load a CD on the drive and then access it with the Windows Explorer, from the Desktop and see if it shows anything in the drive. If not, contact the PC vendor for assistance, since this is a new PC.
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  3. #3

    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 6,490
    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit

    Go to Control Panel > AutoPlay and make sure "Use AutoPlay for all media and devices" is checked.
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  4. #4

    Is the new drive showing up in the BIOS?
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