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Dvd/cd combo drive not working

I recently had to have my mother board and some other parts replaced in my system now after getting it back when i try and burn a dvd or just simply use my combo(it won't even read a disk that i put in,it actually doesn't even show that i have a disk in) the light flashes on the face of the drive but it keeps telling me drive not ready when i try and just simply burn an audio cd, did they mess something up or is it something i have to do? It was working fine before they put the new parts in!

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If everything is hooked up right, I would check for drivers. Could be that you need a new burner.

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First I would call the company that did the work
I would hope they would stand behind what they have or have not done
With what you are saying my first thought would be to open up the computer and make sure the IDE cables from the DVD drive are connected, first to the drive, then to th motherboard

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