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I have installed the hardware and did the microsoft update SP1 succesfully but when I plug in the drive I do not have any information that it is there. I used the computer to check for new hardware and it say it is working properly however I cannot access the drive using windows explorer. When I click on that drive it tell me to insert a disc.

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  • Josh Gahan
    Josh Gahan May 11, 2010

    are you using Windows XP or Vista ?

    is this an External Hard Drive / Internal ?

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    External CD/DVD Drive / internal ?

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Try to install again ,when you ask for driver ,go to systen32 or system .because the driver that you installed was stored in that folder.

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