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Cd drive my cd drive or dvd drive suddenly disappeared out of nowhere. i tried update the drive but it doesnt appear after i restarted the computer. I checked if the comp is picking up a cd drive on the start- up screen wen i click that del button and the comp said ther is a drive ther.but it just doesnt appear.

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I tried it but imma go buy a new cd drive

Posted on Sep 24, 2008


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Try to unplugged all the connection through the CD/DVD drive. and plug it again.. maybe this would work. sometimes this happin for faulty connection for ide cable and supply cable.

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