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Lite-on dvd+rw ldw-401s

My computer crashed and although i have got it working again my lite-on dvd+rw ldw-401s is not being reconised and wont work it's not even on the list on my computer...

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Re: lite-on dvd+rw ldw-401s

The lite dvd+rw ldw-401s has the very same problem most of the time.

You will need to check the master slave properties through bios.
IF your dvd drive is properly configured, then it will auto detect it.

Is your sys on which you have have your windows is fat or ntfs?

Please reply then i'll advise you further if your system still doesn't recognize r drive

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