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indyattic, Mar 1, 2008 #3 studiot MajorGeek Yes IDE and ATA are essentialy the same. Check the data cable to the drive, even try another cable and MB port. Any advise since it seems I can only use SATA3 port in my motherboard? I don't know if there is a cable that I could replace. you could try here

Make them the same in the secondary slot for the hard drive. i spent alot of time messing around with this (jumper settings, etc), and didn't think about it alot, however, i knew i was on to something when i had used a 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 I'm suspecting my SATA2 on my motherboard or any BIOS setting that goes with it.

Bios Not Detecting Optical Drive

Its so annoying and weird because everytime when I want to record something on DVD I notice that Nero doesnt see any drive (except virtual drive) !!Only thing which I do Buy an external USB Dvd drive is the usual answer, as its a LOT cheaper than a new mobo.... Sifter707Mar 1, 2011, 8:40 AM I did the firmware update to the DVD on another computer where the DVD drive worked just fine. studiot, Mar 1, 2008 #2 indyattic Corporal Thanks so much for replying.

I have a cdrom rw as well as a dvd r/rw drive. Dan Penny, Mar 2, 2008 #8 indyattic Corporal OH, I'm not intimidated at all by changing the jumpers. Wanna guess how I know that??? ) The slots are labeled by the manufacturer on the Mobo as Pri and Sec, so that's how I know which is which. Bios Doesn't Recognize Dvd Drive 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 switched positions on IDE ribbon from Master to slave and bios recognizes the change in the CD position, but still no DVD drive. Sata Dvd Drive Not Detected In Bios I'm hoping it isn't life without a CD drive. this does however seem to be a need for a BIOS reset.First check the connections and the jumpers for your DVD Drive. http://www.tomsguide.com/forum/78049-35-missing-drive-bios I might have to go back and swap them again.

Feb 12, 2012 #6 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Similar Topics bios not detecting sata hdd Sep 30, 2006 CD/DVD Drive not recognized Dvd Drive Not Detected During Boot I replaced it with Toshiba DVD. I was on Dell, noticing that there were a lot of driver updates, so I started installing them. Computer is an HP media center n7060 bought in 2005.

Sata Dvd Drive Not Detected In Bios

The only cure is a new/swap drive out. http://www.techrepublic.com/forums/discussions/cd-dvd-drive-not-recognized-in-bios-boot-sequence-help-please/ If none of the above the replace the drive. Bios Not Detecting Optical Drive I noticed my DVD drive has a firmware update available from HP and I will try to get it updated to see if that was the problem. Dvd Drive Not Detected In Bios Laptop I have updated bios to most recent available from Intel (2009) but no DVD drive.

Sifter707Feb 13, 2011, 7:34 AM The DVD drive works just fine on the old ASUS mobo when I fire it back up. read the full info here All the best Brett m 0 l artnstef June 23, 2012 2:03:56 AM Brett928S2 said:Hi I own a lappy repair company.... solved I cannot install windows xp as a second os. 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. How To Check Dvd Drive In Bios

And I would hate to see it broken again. indyattic, Mar 5, 2008 #16 studiot MajorGeek PXE chips are a pain on standalone pcs - they are meant for pcs that boot from network. Changed the IDE ribbon as well. website here Hope this helps you.

Bios showing the drive... Hard Disk Not Detected In Bios In any case you'd want your hard discs as master drives because they are faster than optical drives and set them up as primary on the connection chain. (not needed for I tried yesterday to remove it and put it back again.

Something will always be jarred loose while you are working so it's best to check and re-seat your plugged-in hardware.

Argh. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Computer Help forum 13 total posts Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions icon Computer Newbies 10,498 discussions icon Laptops 20,411 discussions icon Stay logged in MajorGeeks.Com Support Forums Home Forums > ----------= PC, Desktop and Laptop Support =------ > Hardware > MajorGeeks.Com Menu MajorGeeks.Com \ All In One Tweaks \ Android \ Anti-Malware Reboot And Select Proper Boot Device I'll try this 1st.

SNEPRAOct 22, 2013, 11:02 AM Bejusek said: Very well, but in Standard CMOS it should read something like this:IDE Channel 0 Master -> None, when no drive is recognized orIDE Channel First I shall start with the BIOS to see if it will recognize the SEC slot. - OK, I'm in the BIOS and it will not let me access the settings. Tell us about the BIOS and system and we may be able to help more here. useful source DVD drive is HP 640.

DVD ROM works but I can not use it. What you've described often isn't worth fixing. I believe this is a bios/firmware issue. I don't have the resources to test the DVD drive in another PC now so I reconfigured the SATA cable connection to original and removed my new HDD (WD 2T): SATA3_0

If none of the above the replace the drive. IDE controllers don't usually work/not work with dvd drives when they do with CD, they will usually not work with both. Any suggestions on what to look for? No, create an account now.

FWIW: Because the drive is connected by USB, it will never appear in the system BIOS. I think I found what is the problem with my system. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. There are three pages IDE settings in the BIOS part of the manual.

I have updated bios to most recent available from Intel (2009) but no DVD drive. If you use these instead of Cable Select, it doesn't matter (contrary to popular belief) which data cable connecter the device is attached to. (You must have 80 Cond/40 Pin cables It's not uncommon for a drive to fail.As fester mentioned, check the jumper settings. It helped.

m 0 l smorizio a b D Laptop June 22, 2012 5:27:25 PM if the cd-rom drive and the mb controller are working the drive should show up in the bios. I am at my wits end with this one.