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System does not recognize reading drive D: or burner drive E:

For any disks inserted into either one of the disk drives, there is no reading or acknowledgement that they are even in the computer.
There is no response that is shown when either is trying to be used.

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Hello, if i understand you right, you have 2 cd-dvd drives in your computer and they don't work. ok, see if the secondary ide channel is enabled-in the system bios-when you turn it on- could be the f1or f2 or del key, it should say in the post screen(if you don't allready know) do not change settings,if you are not sure. if i is enabled try disconnecting one drive at a time. could be a bad one messing you up.and make sure the jumper on the drive is set, for master or cable select, marked on back of drives. did something happen? or did it just stop working? hope this helps you. reply if you need further assistance. good luck!

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How to Format Hard Drive With Windows 8 eHow

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Back up all data on the drive you want to format. Tap the "Search" icon on the Windows Start screen and type "format disk" in the Search field. Select "Create and Format Hard Disk Partitions." The Disk Management utility opens.


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Step 1:

Select the drive you are formatting if it isn\'t already selected. Click the "Action" menu, then "All Tasks" and "New Simple Volume." The New Simple Volume Wizard opens. Note that if the disk is part of an array, advanced users will have additional options like creating a new spanned volume, striped volume, mirrored volume or RAID-5 volume.


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Microsoft Windows: Create and Format a Hard Disk Partition








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