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Its gotta be a windows 7 problem cause it does show up very breifly. I was more fortunate in that everything on the drive was still intact (no need to recover anything). If I have to I can go without CD or DVD drives and keep one of my older PCs that has a working CD-RW in it. Reply Laurence March 28, 2016 at 1:18 am Thanks heaps, my new 2nd hand drive needed to be initialized. this content

So thanks again Reply Erin November 30, 2015 at 4:55 am Thank you! Now I'm curious to see if Win 7 & 8 will have programs that work well for burning CDs and/or DVDs. If there is no SATA drive showing your drive at all, it means your drive is not physically connected properly. Just selected "online" as it was "offline" (for whatever reason-I don't know). my response

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it was preformatted to FAT32 system. I didn't try assigning letters and all that crap as I didn't want to be transfer stuff off my hard drive to wipe it clean. Today I tried to plug it into my work PC to get some files off it (Windows 8), and it wasn't recognized. Reply Pedro February 9, 2016 at 1:21 pm It worked :D Thanks!

Right click Click on it and ADD drive letter chose one from the drop down e.g H: You'll then find Windows will mount the drive as drive H: and it will I'd been reading "other" site with "how to", nothing as clear and concise as the above. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314060 If the drivers are installed properly and the drive isn't listed with problems, you may just need to assign it a drive letter. Cd Drive Not Detected Windows 7 I feel I'll be able to get the Win 7 PC drives both going now.

Ehat could be the problem then? I don't have my burner hooked up at the moment. Windows7Forums 1.314.103 görüntüleme 5:39 How to Speed Up Windows 7 - Süre: 7:10. http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/external-drive-not-recognized-this-is-how-to-fix-it-in-windows/ Reply Antanas November 22, 2016 at 12:59 pm Thanks!

All the tests I did with 'Data Life Guard' gave me a tick for good health. Dvd Drive Not Showing In Windows 7 Reply Tim February 13, 2016 at 9:04 pm This comment was so incredibly helpful to me! This was driving me NUTS! Reply Nance December 11, 2016 at 10:06 pm I have an external (USB) hard drive I used to back up my Mac.

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Reply omar gardabbou September 26, 2016 at 6:27 pm thank you that helped me a lot :))) Reply Larry W September 16, 2016 at 3:33 am Thank you for taking the https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-windows_install/windows-10-wont-recognize-my-dvd-drive-or-usb/b919129c-a58d-468b-95e2-b19bc89cea4b I had the end of the cable [top drive] hooked up to a drive with CS on the jumper, and the drive under that had MA for a jumper. Samsung External Dvd Drive Not Detected When I 'upgraded' to Win10, the 4 drives connected by SATA/USB ada Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart For Dvd Drive Not Detected In Windows 10 I am about to have a heart attack if I've lost all of my data!

Reply Hubert Liu May 1, 2016 at 5:01 am Put some bloody warnings I just wiped my hard drive LIKE IT MATTERS IF U WARN THEM AFTER THE INSTRUCTIONS MAYBE PUT news I tried to look up how to reformat it, but realized it was going to delete my files. But my laptop is not detecting the drive. Lütfen daha sonra yeniden deneyin. 2 Oca 2014 tarihinde yayınlandıThis tutorial shows you how to solve the problem of a CD drive not being detected on the "My Computer" screen and Dvd Driver For Windows 7

it is detuctiing in the other computers... Reply erst December 12, 2016 at 5:59 am Is there a way to fix this without formatting the drive? Now, it won't run, and Disk Utility says that the Partition Type is Microsoft Reserved. have a peek at these guys There is a note appear that the flash drive is working properly but it can't open when i click on it.

Canosonic Caneras Reply With Quote 12-30-12,07:46 AM #20 The Dude View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries SG Enthusiast Join Date Jan 2002 Location CYQY Posts 3,126 Windows 7 has Microsoft Easy Fix Konuşma metni Etkileşimli konuşma metni yüklenemedi. Can I repair Win 7 if I don't have a Win 7 CD?

I followed your advice step by step and lost all of the files on my external drive, only THEN to see the warning that this would happen.

I lost years worth of photos because of this one step I did. Not visible, to either, or the hubby's computer?! Windows 7 Help Forums Windows 7 help and support Hardware & Devices » User Name Remember Me? Reply Omkar January 28, 2016 at 1:22 pm Works like a charm..Thanks a lot author :) Reply Jack January 27, 2016 at 3:28 pm I have a 250gb external hard drive

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I thought bios was the issue, but it says I have three drives. I'll update this later but I really appreciate he tips. Can you help please? Did you install or add one or more of those DVD drives in that PC?

if I partition my hard disk, then I can access my files to copy them elsewhere? LOL Reply Ren'z March 26, 2016 at 3:07 am Good information however you forgot to mention that it also could be the components between the usb port and the drive itself.