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Old 09-24-2006, 03:49 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default My dvd-rom isnt showing up

hey i got a Lite On LTC-48161H CD-RW/DVD-ROM Combo Drive and it wont show up on My Computer or the devise manager or the BIOS. I have the jumper cable set to master i tried slave it still doesnt show up

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Old 09-24-2006, 06:28 PM   #2 (permalink)
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did u pull a working drive from where u connected this one. if so is there another computer u could hook hte drive up to to see if it even works it may be doa . lite on is usually pretty good both my drives are lite on and work great. but firs step is make sure everything is working it could be a dead ide slot or a dead drive.......

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try changing the ribbon cable (IDE) for the drives
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Old 09-25-2006, 02:54 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Is the IDE ribbon firmly in place?
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Old 09-25-2006, 03:52 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Also make sure the cable is in properly.( Not in backwards)
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