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My dvd rw oprtiarc ad 7561a ata is not working

My computer is not recognising d drive at all. it is not even in device manager

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  • Anonymous Jan 02, 2009

    I have the same, if i do a system restore to factoryy settings its there agin till i shut down then its gone

  • Dan
    Dan May 11, 2010

    you might have a loose or bad IDE or power cable to the cd drive.

    Can you check the cables and post back?




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Issue can be related to Hardware as per your description.
I recommend you to try removing and reseating the DVD Drive manually by following the instructions available in the manual of the notebook.
You can download/open the Manual of the notebook from the link below :
http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c00737799.pdf

Refer to page number 110 of 233 in the manual of the Notebook.
This should solve the issue.
Unfortunately, if the issue persists, you may have to purchase a replacement DVD Drive for your notebook.

Posted on Dec 06, 2008

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