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Upgrade dvd/cd rom

I have replaced my rom for a dvd&cd rewrighter but on instilation my laptop will not pick up the drive the power light is alluminated ,but in my control pannel it does not show the drive

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  • John Hubb Jan 23, 2008

    they are connected correctly the rom opens and lights up also i can here the rom trying to work but it looks like it is not picking up the drivers how can i get my back up disk to run

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Check the cables connected to the optical drive.. reseat them... but take is slowly coz the cables are very thin and delicate... if still unfixed, have it done by a technician near you...

Posted on Jan 23, 2008

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