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Cd burner my acer 5100 laptop came with the cd burner in it and it worked fine for a few weeks. But now everytime i try to burn a cd, windows media player and other forms of burning music, say that i must connect a burner. How do i do that? when trying to burn a cd its say to plug in a cd burner

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  • greinburg May 17, 2008

    i have an hp pavilion dv5000. my dvd/cd burner worked fine, now my computer says it can't detect a cd drive every time i try to use it. even if i put in a cd, i can't find it. what do i do?

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First off go to system information and find details of cd drive and write them down.
next click start,right click my computer,select properties,click hardware,click device manager.locate cd drive and delete.close all windows and restart.on restart system will detect new device and reinstall and more importly reconfigure.this should do the trick

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