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by craigfrombath · 9 years ago In reply to Check the drive connectio ... select the date just before the day ur lappy crashed. install a good anti virus [avast,avira , avg] and update it. Watch QueueQueueWatch QueueQueue Remove allDisconnect The next video is startingstop Loading... http://magicnewspaper.com/dvd-drive/bios-not-recognizing-cd-drives.html

Step 3: Getting the latest drive firmware updates from the Web Go to the HP Web site to see if there are any drive firmware and/or recording software updates available. The cdrom is E and the dvd r/rw is F. If a drive name is shown with an alert icon (the drive icon is marked with an alert symbol ), double-click the drive name to find more information. Step 2: Checking the drive name in Device Manager If a window does not open when discs are inserted into the drive and the drive does not appear in File Explorer,

Dvd Drive Not Showing In Bios

In Windows, search for and open regedit. I only have windows on a DVD so I need the drive to install the OS. All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices TechRepublic Search GO Cloud CXO Software Startups Innovation More Data Centers Hardware Microsoft Google Apple All Topics Sections: Photos Videos All Craig:This doesn't sound like a BIOS problem whereas you'd have to update.

Ubrales said: Welcome to the Forum!You may have to delete Upper and Lower filters. Use the arrow keys to select Device Configuration, then press Enter. Add to Want to watch this again later? How To Check Dvd Drive In Bios ForumWiedzy.pl 25,398 views 4:19 Fix cd or dvd drive is not recognized by windows or other programs windows 10, 8 1 and 7 - Duration: 10:39.

See your browser's documentation for specific instructions. {} Z7_3054ICK0KGTE30AQO5O3KA30U5 hp-support-head-portlet Actions ${title} Loading... Figure : Device Manager: DVD/CD-ROM drives If DVD/CD-ROM drives is not in the list, skip to Resetting the computer power. On a desktop computer Press and hold the power button for 5 seconds to turn your computer completely off. this page Select the version of Windows the computer is using.

If power was interrupted during startup, chose start windows normally. Bios Not Detecting Optical Drive Get the answer aford10Feb 5, 2011, 1:41 AM Sifter707 said: I just replaced my dead motherboard with an Intel D945gpm in an old HP media center pc. Read More. I realized that where the top cdrom drive plugs into the motherboard, that little plug in isn’t being recognized.

  1. After all of this, I noticed my dvd (F drive) was gone, but not really, it was now being called the E drive and there was no F anymore.
  2. festerovicSep 19, 2012, 3:26 AM ^ Start your own thread for your problem, its different than the OPs.
  3. Put your DVD/CD drive on to another connector port/cable so that you can check if it is either the cable or if it is the drive, make sure that it is
  4. thanks for your help, it is much appreciated.
  5. If windows files have been damaged or configured incorrectly, Startup Repair can help diagnose and fix the problem.
  6. Something will always be jarred loose while you are working so it's best to check and re-seat your plugged-in hardware.
  7. Exosploit 590,259 views 3:41 CD Drive not detected - DVD Drive not detected - Windows 7 free fix - Duration: 2:48.
  8. It starts normally when turned on, but it doesn't get very far. 1-st screen: VAIO.
  9. Mastakilla13 2,586 views 3:45 Loading more suggestions...
  10. To correct the problem and allow the software to detect the drive again, uninstall the CD/DVD recording software, restart the computer, reinstall the disc recording software, then restart the computer again.

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try this n see lemme know at my blog http://babbleona.blogspot.com is this isnt working ill tell u wat more to do. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/286384-30-drive-recognized-bios Under System and Security, click Find and fix problems. Dvd Drive Not Showing In Bios Any help is much appreciated, Thanks, VaioUser See more BIOS/Boot Menu does not recognise the CD/DVD I cannot find dvd/cd on bious setup I select 1 boot device cd rom but Dvd Drive Not Detected In Bios Laptop There is usually abbreviations above the pins, for what the pin positions are.

Also, DVD drives were new when I did that. why not find out more Search all support All Support Software, Drivers and Updates Troubleshooting How to Product Information User Guides Cancel Example: “Laserjet P1102w driver” or “HP Pavilion 17-f002na will not turn on” Loading Results kind regards, a vaiouser :) Leave a comment Helpful +1 Report optimystix 15Posts Tuesday January 26, 2010Registration date January 29, 2010 Last seen Jan 27, 2010 02:00PM good to know it 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 Bios Doesn't Recognize Dvd Drive

This issue could be caused by some software compilation, which is related to Windows 10, but if disc drive disappears after some time of using Windows 10, the problem might be Its all done. Type the following into the Value Data field: PxHelp20 Click OK. learn this here now If the drive is still missing after resetting power, check the drive cable connections on desktop computers, or clear the upper and lower registry filters for notebook computers.

If the operating system does not recognize the CD/DVD drive, check the BIOS and see if it is recognized there. Cd Drive Not In Boot Menu Look for a CD/DVD drive entry in the Device Configuration sub-screen. If this screen appears again, follow these steps: Check to be sure you have adequate disk space.

Please help me if you can.

If a driver is identified in the Stop message, disable the driver or check with the manufacturer for driver updates. I was on Dell, noticing that there were a lot of driver updates, so I started installing them. So, will someone please tell me what to do, to get the little connector thing on the motherboard to work again, since it worked fine the other day before I started Dvd Drive Not Detected During Boot I really appreciate your insight and knowledge of the issues that were in play here.

DVD functions on old motherboard. 16 answers Last reply Sep 19, 2012 Best Answer Mar 1, 2011 More about drive recognized bios UbralesFeb 4, 2011, 9:30 PM Welcome to the Forum!You If not, continue to the next step. Wait until the computer fully shuts down, then disconnect the power cord from the computer. http://magicnewspaper.com/dvd-drive/bios-will-recognize-my-2-dvd-drives-but-win-7-pro-x64-wont.html Sifter707Mar 1, 2011, 8:40 AM Best answer selected by Sifter707.

I tried all available versions of master & slave jumpers and changed positions on IDE ribbon and ran through the different combinations of jumpers...nothing. Step 2: Replacing the PxHelp20 registry value Use the following steps to replace the PxHelp20 registry value: In Windows, search for and open regedit. Drive has power and spins up when disc is inserted. somehow it doesnt have the slikness of vista..

Press the Esc key again, press Enter, then press Enter again to Ignore Changes and Exit. Use the arrow keys to navigate to the System Configuration screen. warning: The edges of metal panels can cut skin. If the IDE connection is not complete, the drive will not be detected by the system BIOS at boot up or the OS in the system device hardware control panel.After you

Once you have checked the BIOS for problems, use the Hardware and Devices troubleshooter to check the hardware for problems. there should be a jumper or switch on the motherboard. This page requires Javascript. Select New, then click Multi-String Value.

It doesn’t show up in Bios, Windows, or the device manager. note: Disc recording software applications that come with HP and Compaq computers are made to recognize only the original CD/DVD drives that come with the computer. Amaze the World 21,198 views 1:58 [Tutorial] How to Set your BIOS to boot from CD or DVD - Duration: 3:36. Disable BIOS memory options such as caching or shadowing.

Scan for hardware changes again to attempt to detect the drive. Thank you for your help. Once you have checked if the CD/DVD drive appears in the BIOS, check the drive name in Device Manager. fixitfixitfixit 1,052,895 views 3:36 How to Fix Issue Booting to DVD/CD with New UEFI BIOS Boot Order - Duration: 9:49.

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