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Replacing Dell Dimension 4600 Internal DVD Drive

I ordered a new internal DVD writer from Dell to replace the one that went out on my Dimension 4600 and they told me to just unlook and re-hook up the new one. I did that and now the computer will not recognize it and it won't power. I have doublechecked to make sure all connections are secure. It is the top dvd player in the tower.

Thanks for any help you can with installing this. Have a great day!

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1. make sure the connections are tight.
2. restart ur system..on dell logo press f2 key..
3. once in the bios screen...press num lock caps lock and scroll lock..make sure all 3 are on
4. press alt and e together
5 press alt and f together
6. press esc
7. select save changes and exit
ur system will restart...it should make the dvd rw get detected

Posted on Jan 31, 2008

  • MalibuMikey Sep 12, 2010

    You are a genius. Thank you so much. This worked and all I did was follow your instructions. If you are having trouble with your dimension recognizing your dvd drive, follow the instructions that Maanita gives above. It works............ Maanita, once again, thank you so much.

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