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Windows Does not Detect DVD RW Drive

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Jaffe Joffer

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Windows XP is not detecting my DVD drive. I notice that during boot-up, my BIOS detects the drive on the Secondary IDE Master. But windows refuses. Anybody got ideas?

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what dvd drive do you have?

go to control panes, administrator tools, drive manager. see if the dvd drive has a drive letter assignted to it. I may not or have one conflicting with another drive letter.
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