Question about Dell Red Hat Enterprise LINUX WS Version 3

1 Answer

My Dell won't boot up when I have my external LG disc drive on

It is a plug and play. I bought it when my internal disc drive became useless due to having lost a disc inside the machine, and subsequently having dug it out. Now the internal doesn't work.I bought an LG plug and play external, and when I plug in my usb port, my computer shuts down. I cannot get it to boot up.Is the problem with My dell computer? Windows XP ? Nero? or the LG external drive?

Posted by on

  • mengel1960 Nov 22, 2008

    Is there any easy fix other than to take our computer in to have a new internal drive installed?

×

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

  • Expert
  • 152 Answers

Is it that you are not able to boot up when the external drive is plugged in or not at all...
if it is the first case then it is mostly probably because the external disc drive at first when it starts functioning it takes close to 1A of current but the allowed current for maximum current allowed to be drawn as per usb protocol through usb port is 500mA... Linux doesn't care about this over current but windows very much does....

Posted on Nov 21, 2008

  • Anand Srinivasan
    Anand Srinivasan Nov 23, 2008

    The external drive has to be externally powered such that initially it draws less than 500mA from the usb port and draws the excess power needed from the external power source....Care should be taken that the external source doesn't source power into the usb port... the system will be sensitive to that also...

×

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

How to boot from a external dvd rom drive on a dell optiplex 3020


Anonymous,
You can plug your device into the USB PORT. Start the computer and press the F12 key. You will then see options that you can boot the system to. USB storage is one of the options.
The computer attempts to boot from the sequence of devices specified in this list:
Diskette drive
Internal HDD
USB Storage Device
CD/DVD/CD-RW Drive.
Onboard NIC
Thank You,
Dell-Jesse L
Dell Social Media and Communities

Jul 14, 2014 | Dell Computers & Internet

2 Answers

Hi i bought a dell 910 2nd hand ...it is sayin that it has low disc space yet there is nothing on there i can deleate ...i lloked in uninstal programes and there is nothing if i knew how to formatt it...


You can install your OS via external CD or DVD rom as long as your bios has that option. Look into your bios and find boot device priority and select usb rom as your first boot device.

Jun 25, 2011 | Dell Inspiron 9100 Notebook

4 Answers

I have a dell inspiron 1110 which has operating system not found. My laptop does not have a disk drive and using instructions to press f8 to restore it to factory settings is not working. When i press f8...


If the laptop is under warranty Dell may be able to provide you with the discs. In that case you need to plug the laptop into an external CD Drive to run the discs. Also instead of F8 keep hitting F5. F8 doesn't always work, but F5 works on any PC.

Feb 28, 2011 | Dell Computers & Internet

1 Answer

My dell latitude c400 will not boot from external cd rom or the brand new hard drive i need to put windows xp on it but it will not boot from anything can you helpnow i have found i have no drivers...


try other known good windows installer. if it boot, then the problem is in xp installer, if it not. try other external cd-rom drive. also be sure the disc rom drive are dvd rom drive because a cd rom drive cannot read dvd disc but a dvd rom drive can read cd rom disc installer

Feb 15, 2011 | Dell Latitude C400 Notebook

1 Answer

I'm trying to install a PC-DVD Game to my LG CD-ROM CRD-8521B, It plays CD's but wont play DVD's of any sort. Really need help...


The CD rom is limited to CD's. In order to read a DVD, you will need to install a DVD rom. My suggestion is to get an external DVD Burner - i just bought a Samsung slim external DVD burner that reads / writes CD's and DVD's.
You will have no luck ever reading a dvd in a cd rom.

May 19, 2010 | LG CRD 8521B Internal 52x CD-ROM Drive

1 Answer

I bought a dell opti flex 260 from auction, started installing the operating disc, computer became un plugged and when I tried to continue installing the operating disc to finish, it says error loading...


Hi,
You will have to start from scratch again because of the power outage, if you go into the bios and set the first boot device to the CD/DVD rom you should be able to reinstall the operating system no problem.




Regards

Jun 29, 2009 | Dell Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Internal dvd does not work, bought external, can't initiate it.


~You dont need a driver for an external dvd, just plug and the OS will install it automatically.

On the product page you only has firmware.
http://www.lge.com/uk/support/product/support-product-profile.jsp?customerModelCode=GE20NU10&initialTab=documents


Once again, just plug it and turn it on and it shall be detected

Jun 22, 2009 | Dell Computers & Internet

1 Answer

I just installed an LG 22x Internal Super writer DVD and my computer is not recognizing it. I have a jumper connecting the other drive. It is not picking up either one. Both open but nothing else. The...


I suppose your's is a SATA drive. Disconnect all the sata cables except for the Hard Disk and that of the Writer in question. Boot up and check if the drives works. If not take pains and try installing the drive in another PC (one of your friends'). If it still has the same problem check with where you bought it.

Jun 20, 2009 | LG SecurDisc 20x External Double-Layer DVD...

1 Answer

I need to install my HL-DT-ST-RW/DVD GCC-4522B driver because my dvd disc not run. THANKS.


In Summary; I have a Dell Dimension 8100 desktop computer. I only have a CD-ROM drive. The CD drive broke, so I bought and installed a CD/RW- DVD Combo Drive (Model # GCC-4522B). I need to know where to set the jumper on the back. The options are CS, SL, or MA. Currently is set to SL but it does not work. I do not get the drive symbol to display under My Computer icon. I thought it was jut plug in and play. Need help if there is something else I need to do. Any response is very much aprreciated. Thank You!

Mar 08, 2009 | LG (GDR-8162BI) (GDR8162BI) Internal DVD...

1 Answer

Dell l400 problem


1.If you purchase an external USB CD drive you will not need to use your floppy discs for booting. 2. You can connect a USB CD drive to your system. 3. Your system will recognize any device plugged into your USB drive. 4. There is no CD drive available for internal installation in your computer. 5. With the USB CD drive plugged in and the windows installation disc inserted, your computer should take you through the setup program automatically.

Nov 10, 2008 | Dell Latitude L400 (220-3575) PC Notebook

Not finding what you are looking for?
Dell Red Hat Enterprise LINUX WS Version 3 Logo

Related Topics:

152 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Dell Computers & Internet Experts

Brian Sullivan
Brian Sullivan

Level 3 Expert

27725 Answers

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18381 Answers

mukhtar21 shaikh
mukhtar21 shaikh

Level 3 Expert

2017 Answers

Are you a Dell Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...