drives not recognised by explorer

  jim140 15:23 08 Jan 2004
Locked

recently installed LG combo drive as slave to existing Samsung CD-Rom drive.(Windows ME) It appears on the boot-up screen, on system info and even on the old-style Winfile, but not on My Computer or Windows Explorer. It is working well - plays DVD's, CD's, records CD-R's, but I can't use the CD-RW facility because the programs don't recognise it. How do I get the drive listed on My Computer and Explorer, please?

  spikeychris 15:35 08 Jan 2004

1. Open Command Prompt.

2. Type: diskpart

3. At the DISKPART prompt, type: Rescan

It sometimes works.

  Bris 19:42 08 Jan 2004

Had a similar problem after using TweakUI, If you have used this open it up and look under My Computer then Drives and make sure that you have a tick against the drive letter of your LG combo drive. Leaving a drive unticked that is in use seems to cause part of the operating system etc to see it and other parts not to.

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

Best Black Friday Deals 2017

Black Friday Deals for Designers & Artists: Adobe, Apple, Corel Painter, Microsoft Surface, Wacom &e…

Best Black Friday Apple Deals 2017

Black Friday 2017 : date, sites participants & bonnes affaires