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DVD-Drive not detected windows 8 32 bit

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    Windows 8

    DVD-Drive not detected windows 8 32 bit

    i know my dvd drive was working a few weeks ago cause i used it to load up shogun 2 total war. My bios recognizes my driver but i dont see it any were in my device manager. Any help would be very much appreciated
    BTW i was running windows 7 and had no issues with my dvd driver
    Update i click show hidden devices and i see my dvd but i cant find it anywhere when i look in my computer and when i put a disk in it dosnt boot up the cd or anything :S. i also asked it to check for updates but it says i have the latest updates for the drive and the device is working properly
    Last edited by ManBeer; 30 May 2012 at 03:25.

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  2. #2

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    Windoes 7 home

    May I ask what was the fix you found? I just downloaded Win 8 on a friends computer and am having the same issue.
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  3. #3

    Quote Originally Posted by series004 View Post
    May I ask what was the fix you found? I just downloaded Win 8 on a friends computer and am having the same issue.
    any fix my friend has same problem ?
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  4. #4

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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

    DVD drive not recognized in windows 8 - Microsoft Community

    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.
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