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Two CD-ROM drives in device manager


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One is SC5033W GCI281G SCSI CdRom Device, the other is a TSSTcorp DVD+-RW TS-L632H. I know the TSSTcorp is supposed to be there... but not the SCSI one. Uninstalling both and rebooting will get both to reappear. I even reseated the drive... still nothing.

Any ideas?

UPDATE: I updated the firmware and flashed the BIOS. These two drives still show up. Also worthy of note is the fact that only the TSSTcorp drive shows up in Vista. Dell Support told me that the BIOS flash would get rid of that SCSI entry if it's not connected to the computer. but we know how trustworthy they are..... *sarcastic eye roll while pointing to sig*

Edited by The Admiral, 25 March 2008 - 11:19 PM.

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The SCSI driver usually comes around because some CD emulation software (such as Daemon Tools, Alcohol 120%, etc) is installed, these create virtual drives that Windows flags up as being SCSI CD units.
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