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My DVD-RW Desapeared from my computer and device manager

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Edito, Feb 5, 2008.

  1. Edito

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    Hi ppl its me again, im having problems with compaq presario V3000 the DVD+RW desapeared from my computer and device manager but in the bios i can see the drive and when i put the disc inside i can hear and feel the disc spin and the light reacts means the drive have power but nothing happen after that... how to fix the issue any advice will be helpful im running Vista 32bit on the presario v3000...

    Thanx and stay under cool conditions...
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    sounds like the drive crapped out on you but before you replace it try another data wire (IDE ribbon or SATA wire) to be sure its not just a bad wire. because the tray and motor still work it could be the reader went bad.
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    Hi, thanx for the answers, i didn't unistall nothing i'll follow the steps from the Fr@ank link and try another data wire just as keakar said and then i'll tell u guys the results thanx i'll back soon...

    stay cool...

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