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They have to either be both on Cable select, or each one should be master or slave.edit: I looked for a pic that would say how the jumpers were configged but Don't understand what you're saying there, I've created a Windows 10 installation disk on a DVD which works perfectly well.The motherboard is a Gigabyte.I've tried pressing esc but there is no You haven't told us if you have the motherboard manual or not. The CD drive is recognized in bios, but not the DVD. http://magicnewspaper.com/dvd-drive/bios-not-recognizing-cd-drives.html

I have 2 IDE drives, CD ROM and DVD. They're quite simple really. While you are doing this, make sure you check the IDE connections from the motherboard to the DVD drive and it's power supply feed. Thank you for taking the time to reply to my posts.

Dvd Drive Not Recognized In Bios

Could have lost it's boot capability.Noted: Edited to add ODD definition. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 15, 2015 12:51 PM PDT In reply to: Gigabyte made some thousand different boards. Learn More. Nope don't have the manual for the mobo.

  • It does give an option to boot from CD/DVD but my my drive isnt listed (no drive is listed in fact).
  • 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
  • Then, I put the CD/DVD in the Secondary slot.
  • The manufacturer emailed me a link to the manual, and I'm going to have a go at this thing now.
  • If it is set to Cable Select, and the CD drive is set to either Master or Slave, then it wont work.

Anyway, when I let it continue the boot sequence, it gives me grief. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... INTEL Boot Agent Version 4.1.08 Intel Boot Agent PXE Base Code (BA1210BC) Client MAC ADDR: 00 0C F1 88 D1 C4 GUID: D50D0507 0494 11D8 9D99 00E01825D1E7 DHCP.....then PXE-E53: No boot Bios Doesn't Recognize Dvd Drive studiot, Mar 5, 2008 #13 indyattic Corporal No.

Also, my drive came from an external DVD product, which i think was my problem. Pages 57 -59 of the motherboard (BIOS) manual spell out the IDE options in some detail. Still only E drive. http://www.techrepublic.com/forums/discussions/cd-dvd-drive-not-recognized-in-bios-boot-sequence-help-please/ The boot menu set up is there with my 2 hard drives showing but not the DVD drive.

You have to get the angle of the light correct to see them. Dvd Drive Not Detected During Boot Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - I've seen old drive drop out like that. SO, following advice in another thread, I disconnected everything but the mobo. This thread will give you more information how to do this: http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/171067-32-drive-drive-detected festerovicFeb 5, 2011, 1:17 AM You should check the jumper configuration on the DVD drive.

Dvd Drive Not Detected In Bios Laptop

festerovicFeb 13, 2011, 2:17 AM because the drive is broken. Continued Bad cable. Dvd Drive Not Recognized In Bios Go to the advanced tab use the arrow keys to get to IDE configuration press enter to expand the options Post what is listed in table 18 on page 57 If Sata Dvd Drive Not Detected In Bios It was recognized in BIOS, but I can't format it More resources See also solved Can I make a copy of my windows OS on DVD and reformat the drive prior

I have updated bios to most recent available from Intel (2009) but no DVD drive. navigate to these guys Of the two links I posted, the first gives a very good overview of jumper settings, and the second link is basically a pictorial set of instructions. I get that message if I go into the F10 boot menu and manually select the hard drive, identified there as SM-RT2300622A. They have to either be both on Cable select, or each one should be master or slave.edit: I looked for a pic that would say how the jumpers were configged but How To Check Dvd Drive In Bios

However I now have another problem....Everytime I try and open a set up file from the desktop to install a program, the following error comes up 'only part of a readprocessmemory edit - i recently worked on a comp, and i was fighting 2 different problems (didn't know it at 1st), when i was trying to reinstall the os (xp). 1st problem by R. directory I got the bug to start messing with it again, and thought I'd try a Master / slave configuration instead of Cable Select.

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The workaround is the USB stick you used but this is a sign the drive or machine is having an issue.

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 I did not note which was HD and which was the CD/DVD drive (rookie mistake.) When I reassembled it all, I put the CD/DVD in Primary, and the HD in Secondary. Also, my drive came from an external DVD product, which i think was my problem. by Oldartq / September 15, 2015 9:37 AM PDT In reply to: DVD optical drive not showing as boot option in BIOS These modern day stuff threw me for a loop

I'm trying to locate another DVD drive to try out. indyattic, Oct 26, 2010 #18 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Share This Page Your name or email address: Do you already have an I only have windows on a DVD so I need the drive to install the OS. why not find out more my comp doesn't like master/slave combination, so i have to use cs.

IDE or ATA ? Finally tell us if there are any other drives present on the cables? Hope this helps you. The CD drive is recognized in bios, but not the DVD.

I have done most of the things that have been suggested but to no avail! Real life got in the way.... I've changed IDE ribbons, but nothing. When I originally unplugged the cables, I had two devices, one each, in Pri and Sec slots.

But get this, Windows sees the drive just fine...so I chalk this one up to incompatible hardware and move on. Also could be that the type of DVD drive just will not work with the hardware on the mobo. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. Computer is an HP media center n7060 bought in 2005.

There are three pages IDE settings in the BIOS part of the manual. It shows: IDE CONTROLLER: [Both] PCI IDE Bus Master: [enabled] Hard Disk Pre-Delay [Disabled] Primary IDE Master [ST3300622A] Primary IDE Slave [not detected] Secondary IDE Master [not detected] Secondary IDE Slave Belarc is not reporting the secondary IDE as turned on. The motherboard is a Gigabyte GA-H61M-S2PV it's a few years old so is the DVD drive, however the option to boot from the DVD drive was there before in the BIOS

Try that first. Something will always be jarred loose while you are working so it's best to check and re-seat your plugged-in hardware. Do places like Best Buy and Circuit City sell those?) indyattic, Mar 2, 2008 #7 Dan Penny Specialist "I got the bug to start messing with it again, and thought this is all as page 58 of the manual.

I had to pull out the memory and the plug that runs from the power supply to get enough room to allow the secondary drive to slide out at all.