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I have a cd/rw and a dvd drive both internal,plus a external dvd drive new,the external one was ok yesterday but now it tells me to put in disc,when it is allready in, and that applys to the other two discs,my discs i put in are all pictures,but will play music. i have tried all i know without success. thank you. charles.

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Hi charles.It sounds like a Windows error and not the drives so no jumpers or firmware must be changed/flashed.

Instead try to go to device manager and unistall all the CD Devices. Then you have two options. Reboot and the system automatically installs the drives again.

Alternatively you can scan for hardware changes in the device manager immediately after you unistalled the devices.

Hope this helps.

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