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My cd drive wasn't working ... i got a mad dog multimedia cd drive, installed it and now my computer won't acknowledge that it is there or the the dvd drive that originally came with the computer. I have a Dell.

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Is it on the same cable as your hdd? If so make sure the jumpers on the back of the DVD drive are set to slave. Whilst unplugged uninstall any DVD drivers from Device Manager. Restart windows without the drive attached. Shut the pc down and reattach the drive and boot into windows then install any drivers needed.

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Need driver for external mad dog multimedia dvd burner


http://www.downloadcollection.com/device_doctor.htm

Device Doctor is a freeware Windows application that scans your computer hardware and checks to see if there are new driver updates available for your devices. It also locates drivers for Unidentified Devices in the Windows Device Manager. This tool was designed to be very simple and easy to use

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I need a driver so I can use my Mad Dog CD burner with Windows Vista. Where can I download a driver?


See: http://www.MajorGeeks.com and search for "Ashampoo Burning Free" software.
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I have a Mad dog case for my old hard drive that I have hooked to my new computer. The old drive still has operating system on it. It seems to be conflicting with current computers system. It used to work...


If you just want to use old drive for data, here is a way to get rid of old OS. Put your CD for the OS (any will do, but XP works best for me.) Make sure you have CD as a boot drive. When it says "push any key to boot from CD" hit the space bar. Let it go through the motions and when it finally is ready, pick install Windows. It will ask you to pick a partition, and go to Mad dog hard drive. Click on remove partition, and when this is done, eject CD and shut down computer. You can now use FDISK to create partition and format it. Windows will not let you delete an operating system, but you can fool it into letting you this way. Hope this helps!

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Cannot get my computer to recognize a dvd burner I just installed


Make sure your jumper settings are correct. If it's your only drive, set it to "Master" if it's a second drive set it to "Slave"

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Mad dog shows up as cd drive not dvd drive


Put a DVD disc in and it will change from CD to DVD

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Do I need software to get my comp to recognize a new Mad Dog Multimedia external DVD/burner drive?


Hello

Depending on which version of windows you are using, you might need to install the drivers for the device.

I know XP and older versions have a mush smaller internal driver database than windows vista or windows 7.

You don't necessarily need to install software to operate the device, just need the driver installed, then your computer will recognize the device.

Hope this can help you.

Kind regards
Andrea

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According to http://www.mdmm.com/spec.php?productid=160 (check the requirements tab, note that it doesn't work on firefox due to bad coding), it only supports Windows 2000 and Windows XP (even though it doesn't say so, it's likely it's also supported by Windows 98 and Vista) but unless someone made drivers for mac os x, it doesn't look like it'll work.

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I think ya have to make sure that you have the correct "Driver" installed. when ya plug it in.. it should make a noise and then ask for drivers OR install it's own.. also try another USB port.. and OR Uninstall the driver, Device Manager and reinstall again.

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