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Old 01-20-2005, 03:14 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have got a pioneer dvd drive the dvr-105da and the system i'm using is windows xp professional. i connected it and when i put in a cd or dvd i get no response at all. it doesn't read at all. nothing. ive looked for drivers and have found none. i dont know what to do anymore.
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Old 01-20-2005, 04:10 PM   #2 (permalink)
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make sure you have the pin on the back configured properly as master/slave
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Old 01-20-2005, 05:43 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Does the BIOS detect the drive??
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Old 01-26-2005, 11:02 PM   #4 (permalink)
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the bios picks it up but thats as far as it goes
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Old 01-26-2005, 11:07 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Try updating the firmware.
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Old 01-26-2005, 11:17 PM   #6 (permalink)
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ive tried updating the firmware but it doesn't work
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Old 01-26-2005, 11:22 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Do you know how to check in your BIOS and also in Windows to see if there are any I/O conflicts? It could be that the channel in your BIOS is designated to a HD or something wierd.
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