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DVD/CD-ROM DRIVE Place CD into Drive ,lights come on , then dies out and does not connect

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If you build the pc and the drive is IDE then make sure that the IDE connection is the right way up, this is a stupi mistake when building, also make sure connections are tight.

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How do i install this drive?


Unplug the power cable from your power supply and open up your computer Don't forget to wear your antistatic wrist band. Determine which drive bay you are going to install a CD-ROM into. You should pick on of the uppermost drive bays. Before you install a CD-ROM, make sure you have the proper jumper settings. Since we are only installing a single CD-ROM, set the jumpers as MASTER. The jumper settings are different for each CD-ROM drive, so consult your owner's manual so you know which pins to cover up. Once you have the jumpers set, install your CD-ROM in the computer's case. How you secure the CD-ROM in one of the uppermost drive bays depends on your case. Some CD-ROM drives have to be screwed into the drive bay, while other cases come with brackets (like mine) to attach to the CD-ROM drive so that it slides into the drive bay and locks in place.


Connect the power to the back of the CD-ROM drive, then connect the ribbon cable to the back of the CD-ROM drive. Your ribbon cable has three connectors, one in the middle and one on each end. The middle connector is a "SLAVE" connector that is used if you would install an additional CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive.
Connect one of the end connectors to the CD-ROM drive, and connect the other end connector to the appropriate spot on your motherboard. Note, hard drives and CD-ROM drives have the same style of connector on the motherboard. You want to connect your CD-ROM drive to the motherboard slot that isn't red or is the highest numbered of all the IDE slots.





Power on your computer after you plug it in. Your computer should recognize the new CD-ROM. If it doesn't, Click start control panel administrive tools,computer management,device manager scroll down cd-dvd rom drives you might see a yellow question mark ? right click to update driver,roll back driver,or select properties general troubleshoot, select driver click to reinstall drivers click update driver
Hope this helps

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How to replace compaq evo cd/dvd disk drive


hi.
open yr desktop cassing then u will see yr cd/dvd rom. then find for button to remove cd/dvd rom then pull tht tht boten and pull up yr cd rom.
new cd rom you must set jumper setting to slave then connect all cd rom cable. on yr system ten see yr cd rom will auto place in my computer.

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My samsung cd-rom sc-148c on a dell pc does not open anymore. The indicaterlight does not work too. What to do?


It sounds as if either the power cable on the back of the drive has come loose, check first before going further, if that is still connected then the most likely scenario is that the drive died. You can pick up cd or dvd burner at any computer store for around $30 max. Hope this helps.

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Cannot open cd-rom drive!


The thing about cd/dvd drives in general is that they die and thats the case here even if you deleted anything of the operating system its self would notice that the cd drive was missing the driver and ask you about it since you havent stated that its safe to say that the drive is dead

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DVD/CD DRIVE NOT WORKING


Check the cables if they are connected properly and see if the cd/dvd rom is first detected in bios..

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Cd rom drive


Hi

Please use the Cd/Dvd Drive with the following specification:

CD-ROM/DVD-ROM/Disk drive

8X max DVD+/-RW Drive with DVD+R double layer write capability
Or

16X DVD-ROM drive, 16X/10X/40X CD-RW drive


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ELLIN

Sep 20, 2008 | Dell Dimension 8200 PC Desktop

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Pc died


Hello, I have had similar problems with that same motherboard in the past and have found that resetting the cmos (see users manual) or just taking the battery of the motherboard for a few minutes can solve this. CAUTION please remove the power lead on your tower before touching any components inside, and earth yourself first by touching metal.. as static discharge kills pc components..
Hope this helps.....
Tony.

Sep 09, 2008 | ASUS K8N4-E Deluxe Motherboard

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Problem ide


Hi gustabir,
try this first. (If I am understanding you correctly).
Power on the PC, press the Delete key every two seconds untill the boot menu loads. Go to the title, Boot. Set you're boot device's in the correct order. They should be listed as follows.
1st Boot device Floppy drive. (If a floppy drive is connected).
2nd Boot device CD-ROM/DVD drive.
3rd Boot device Hard drive.
(If you're CD-ROM drive is not listed in the bios main menu, than you're CD-ROM drive is not connected correctly). Please check the CD-ROM data cable is firmly & correctly connected), also check the power cable is firmly connected). If you are using more than one CD/DVD-ROM drive on the same data cable, check that you are listing the correct CD/DVD drive in the boot order. To change the drive's order while in the Boot menu, see page 34 in you're manual.
If the above does not address you're problem, please describe the issue/problem again.

If I can help you further, feel free to post.
Suggestions & comments welcomed.
Mike

May 27, 2008 | Foxconn (945G7MA-8KS2) Motherboard

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CD-ROM


check that the drive is present in device manager
if it is, try a cd cleaner in the drive,if it is not, search for hardware changes ,it may find the drive and set it up, but the drive may have just died.

good luck
Terry

Mar 25, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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Benq cd-rom 652m


Please follow these steps


Check the power to the CD-ROM drive first. See if the activity LED works. Try to open the tray. If the tray doesn't open the drive does not have power; check the plug connection to the drive inside the case. If it doesn't work, try another one. If you can't get power to the drive, it is most likely dead and needs to be repaired or replaced

  • If you have another system that you can try the drive in, it is a good idea to connect it to the other PC and see if it will be detected there. Bear in mind that moving the drive to a new PC can introduce other variables that might confuse the issue, but I have seen this be a very effective way to isolate the trouble to either the CD-ROM drive or the PC it is installed into. Similarly, if you try another identical (or even just similar) CD-ROM in place of the one not working, that can tell you if the problem is the drive or the drive interface.

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