my computer now doesn't show 'd' drive

  pookie 23:16 22 Mar 2006
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hi

i've lost my slave drive. all was ok. connectors are all in ok. there is no icon for it in my computer. however, diskeeper shows it being there with folders, etc in it and device manager shows my 2 drives. but as no icon i can't get into it.

any ideas???

many thanks

P

  Hertz Van Rentyl 23:18 22 Mar 2006

Deleting it in device manager and rebooting should fix it.

  pookie 23:32 22 Mar 2006

many thanks - tried that. on reboot it said new device found and diskeeper still shows it's there with contents but still on 'd' icon in my computer.

it's a bugger!!

cheers

P

  Hertz Van Rentyl 23:41 22 Mar 2006

click here

Go to winXp fixes and find restore CD/DVD drive.
Hope you are using XP!!

  pookie 13:29 23 Mar 2006

thanks for this but still no good. i can't figure it out. any other ideas??

many thanks

P

  ACOLYTE 13:34 23 Mar 2006

Have you looked in drive managment to see if it shows there?

  Smiler 13:40 23 Mar 2006

Right click on My Computer, click on properties, click on Device Manager, expand disk drives then right click on the drive that isn't showing in My Computer, make sure that the device is enabled under Device Usage.

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