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Computer won't recognize new GSA-H55L Super Multi DVD Rewriter. I have it set to slave, all other settings seem to be okay.

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  • Vikas Garg May 11, 2010

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Hi,

try this...

> click on start--> run
> type in devmgmt.msc
> expand dvd or cd rom drives
> check whether your dvd rom is listed
> if so right click on that and select properties.
> check whether it is enabled or not.
> if that is ok, close everything
> open control panel--> add/remove hardware
> search for your dvd rom

let me know what is the result

thanks and regards
agnel

Posted on Mar 17, 2008

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