'Lost' CD Writer

  EFC1878 13:50 10 Nov 2005
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I have recently replaced the hard drive in a pc and now cannot find the CD Writer hardware.

The old PC had awriter (as identified on the cd slot).

I have looked at my computer/ hardware/ device manager and found the following 2 entries agaisnt the cd/dvd drives:

PIONER DVD-ROM DVDE-116
TEAC CD-W54E

I am assuming that the latter is the CR-W/RW and that this will work onceas befoire once I reload my Nero Buring software.

Is this a correct assumption or am I looking at the wrong thing/place?

  Totally-braindead 14:11 10 Nov 2005

Yes you are correct just reinstall Nero. It is normal for windows to describe a cd writer as just a cd rom.

  EFC1878 22:04 10 Nov 2005

Cheers.

I will give it a go and hopefully get back to you to say all is well

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