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Cd/dvd drive doesn't show up anywhere

Doesn't show up even in device manager. was there the other morning. There was a chkdsk problem is had a chkdsk scheduled but it would never run. finally got it to run and the cd/dvd drive dissapeared. tried d/ling the drivers again from dell but it won't even recognixe there is a drive there. it'll eject and it'll start spinning but stops.

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  • Freakzilla69 Nov 16, 2008

    yup. not in device manager or anything. only place that shows it is the boot menu but that's it. it was working fine. just dissapeared! anyway to "disconnect" it without takin it apart? maybe pull the ribbon cable and reinsert it with my hemostats?? I'm pretty good with desktops but i've never worked on a laptop




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Have you checked device manager to see if the drive is in there and has exclamation on it??

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