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My dvd rw is not detected

Hello help me out,, i have recently re installed xp sp2 on my already existed xp software..my hard disk is 80 gb sata.. after booting in my computer it is not showing my dvd rw drive... and i am unable to format my sata harddisk..because it is not being detected..and when i use other harddisk for booting i am able to connect my sata as external harddisk but it is not booting up...help me out

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  • pollio Mar 08, 2008

    Hi    I am having problems with my laptop,(1)seem myCD/ DVD drives are gone(2)SP2 files are missing(3)cant install updates from microsoft,i carried my laptop to severial repair shops, but never got any luck.and tiyerd spending mony.can someone help me pease.NAME-POLLY                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

  • Anonymous Jun 01, 2008

    I recently installed a windows update and now my dvd rw drive is not detected. In the device manager there is a yellow icon for the dvd drive. I tried to update the driver but the device manager says no newer driver is available.

  • Da Diva Jun 29, 2008

    How can I install a dvd rom drive if it's not being reconized by computer?

  • philpratt Aug 05, 2008

    same problem with my acer



  • dj_raptoz Nov 16, 2008

    il me fait un problem de code 32

  • ravi87_bh Dec 02, 2008

    In "Disk Managment" I can not see any drive allotted to the dvd drive.. :(
    Wat should I do ??

  • vdivya Jan 12, 2009

    when i insert blank dvd in my drive,its not detected

  • Anonymous Feb 01, 2009

    i have recently re installed xp sp2 on my already existed xp
    software..my hard disk is 80 gb sata..
    after booting in my computer it is not showing my dvd rw drive... and i am unable to format my sata harddisk..because it is not being detected..and when i use other harddisk for booting i am able to connect my sata as external harddisk but it is not booting up...help me out

  • nikhilboorla Feb 16, 2009

    my dvd drive is not getting detected

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When installing SP2 version, you possibly corrupted the drivers for the DVD. It is possible there are different drivers for the DVD between XP and XP (sp2). Go to the laptop mfg website and download the newest drivers for the DVD.

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