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It's GONE!!!

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  1. Glock9

    Glock9 Member

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    Okay. I had this computer for quite a about a year now. And just yesterday... I was trying to install a PC Game from a CD. I popped in the CD into the CD-Rom. But the installation didn't start. So I thought I had to do it manually. So I went to My Computer. And that's when I found out that my CD-Rom Drive is GONE!!! I tried shutting down the computer and turning it back on again. But it still isn't there. I'm really scared... Help me!
     
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    Nephilim Moderator Staff Member

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    Try this:

    Go to Device Manager >

    Expand the tree for DVD/CD ROM Drives >

    Find the drive in question, right click it and go to Properties >

    Under the Driver tab, select Uninstall then OK.

    Now reboot and Windows should detect and reinstall the drive.

    If this doesn't help try the same steps as above except expand the tree for IDE ATA/ATA Controllers and uninstall either the Primary or Secondary controller depending on which one the drive in question is attatched to. Nero Info Tool can tell you which chain the drive is on under the Configuration tab.

    http://www.afterdawn.com/software/cdr_software/cdr_tools/nero_info_tool.cfm

    Let us know if this helps :)
     
  3. Glock9

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    LoL. Sorry. I decided just to restart the WHOLE computer with the restore CD. But if the Cd-Rom drive problem happens again to me. I'll do what you had told me. Thanks man!
     
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    Nephilim Moderator Staff Member

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    Anytime :)
     

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