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CD Burner I BURNED A CD LAST WEEK I WENT TO BURN ANOTHER ONE TWO DAYS AGO AND IT SAYS NO DEVICE DETECTED.

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Try looking in control panel>system>harware>device manager and see if there is a yellow exclamtion mark next to your cdrom, if there is right click it and make sure it is enabled, if it is click on properties and select update driver. If the driver update works and your cdrom works then fine, if not try uninstalling the cdrom drive then rebooting, this will be picked up as new hardware again and reinstalled. To uninstall it follow the instructions above to get to it and this time when you right click choose uninstall.

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