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View Diagnostic and repair details. I've tested both the CD-RW and its IDE cable in my PC more than once, and it works fine. I hope this helps you.Good luck! 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - Another prob...Doh! I've tried, DELL, Intel & Samsung to cover all the bases for each component, but no luck. website here

First, I had to redetect the HD, the system still would not boot. I do not understand but I won't look a gift horse in the mouth. I need help. If there is no option other than booting from USB or onboard, then the only other thing I can think of is using a USB enclosure for one of your optical

Dvd Drive Not Recognized In Bios

For guys coming after us: The method 4, which solved the problem, just means that you have to run this .reg file, which will modify one value in the Windows Registry: I had a good day yesterday and was able to access the CD at every boot. Also, the cable seem to be fine. this does however seem to be a need for a BIOS reset.First check the connections and the jumpers for your DVD Drive.

Something will always be jarred loose while you are working so it's best to check and re-seat your plugged-in hardware. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site. Jun 11, 2009 #19 LookinAround Ex Tech Spotter Posts: 6,491 +183 I agree with mailpup's advice/analysis. How To Check Dvd Drive In Bios The drive in question is a SAMSUNG CD-R/RW SW-248F (48x/24x/48x CD-RW).

Louis Using The REPORT Button BC Forum Rules Malware Removal Logs Forum Am I Infected Forum Before You Post About A Problem Back to top Back to Internal Hardware 0 user(s) Anyone???? Or has it been broken, you then tried the firmware upgrade and it is still broken? Why, I cannot say.

I only have windows on a DVD so I need the drive to install the OS. Dvd Drive Not Detected During Boot If windows files have been damaged or configured incorrectly, Startup Repair can help diagnose and fix the problem. Tried both of my drives (DVD & RW) is this system. It does show in bios.

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If it turns out your BIOS went buggy, Refer to your Motherboards manual on clearing the CMOS and see if that helps. http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/disk-drives/f/3534/t/19288544 Go to view, then top, then graphical view. Dvd Drive Not Recognized In Bios It's not showing up on BIOS so it should be a hardware problem, I'm thinking it's my IDE cable that's connecting the DVD drive to the motherboard. Sata Dvd Drive Not Detected In Bios I also believe that I have now messed up the regedit, I saw about deleting the lower and upper filters online, so I went in to do that, however, instead of

However, I tried booting from the DVD-RW but am unable to. http://magicnewspaper.com/drive-not/dell-inspiron-510m-dvd-drive-failed-bios-detection.html If I do a format of SSD will bios revert to original without the reference to disk 1. If you have recently attached a device to this computer, such as a camera or portable music player, remove it and start again. (none of these are attached). Username Forum Password I've forgotten my password Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers Sign in anonymously Don't add me to the active users list Privacy Policy

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If I manually pointed it toward the driver on the machine it would then "recognize" it as a DVD drive but it did not work. Bios Doesn't Recognize Dvd Drive I can't use the Asus disc of course. (AMD says to update through the motherboard company) I had the same problem when I tried to update my BIOS. Hmm this has been my entertainment for the afternoon..

It just reads CD/DVD: Is it time to update my bios from a USB stick (can you do that?) or is there some other explanation.

But, upon reboot, it was not. The system is Intel Celeron 4, 1700 MHz (17 x 100) on a Intel Villanova D845GLVA (3 PCI, 2 DIMM, Audio, Video, LAN) motherboard, running WinXP Home. As per your question Once again I'm confused. Cd Drive Not Showing In Boot Menu I realized that where the top cdrom drive plugs into the motherboard, that little plug in isn’t being recognized.

festerovicFeb 13, 2011, 2:17 AM because the drive is broken. Register now! Where dio I find updated controllers - Intel website? read the full info here This thread will give you more information how to do this: http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/171067-32-drive-drive-detected I've been to that thread and tried all of the suggestions.

Replace the CD-ROM with the DVD-RW while your trying this, to avoid complications May 27, 2009 #7 lechevarria89 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 43 Okay, I'll lett you know if Sometimes this bar moves normally, other times it is stuck and I have to shut the whole thing down before I restart it again. Back to top #9 Bowdie4th Bowdie4th Topic Starter Members 10 posts OFFLINE Local time:12:53 AM Posted 08 June 2008 - 08:36 PM       Through several attempts at setting up It's not uncommon for a drive to fail.As fester mentioned, check the jumper settings.

select the date just before the day ur lappy crashed. Loading... I managed to use the laptop for a few more hours, since I was in the middle of doing a project, and after I turned it off, it wouldn't come back It does show in bios.

Let me know how you get on. Everything worked well, I was able to play CD's, burn movies, etc. Once I recieved the adapter I immediately tried it out. Then, I decided to uninstall the DVD drive and install my CD-ROM to see if it would recognize it but it didn't.

however I learned that the internal optical drive is actually the cd rom drive which I was looking for, so it means that bios IS recognising it, its just that I Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Advertisement weeGeordie Thread Starter Joined: Jul 21, 2003 Messages: 719 I'm cleaning a system of various virus's and spyware and have discovered that