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Old 12-30-2006, 02:52 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Installing new DVD/CD-RW combo drive...

Ok, I decided to change this one since I have a new problem.

I tried to install a new DVD/CD-RW combo drive on a pc that had a bad dvd drive. Well, how do I get the pc to recognize the drive/install the software that came with the drive. If it's not even recognized than I can't do anything... is there something I'm not getting here? I would appreciate any help....

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Old 12-30-2006, 08:25 PM   #2 (permalink)
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What type of drive is it, and The Windows Xp should automatically detect the drive and install it, UNLESS youre not using xp

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Old 12-30-2006, 10:22 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Unless you have a bad IDE port on your motherboard. Try setting it up on the same cable as the hard drive as slave.
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Old 12-31-2006, 09:47 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Download the drivers from the net and reboot?
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