dvd/rw help please

  SUPERCOOLWILLOW 17:38 26 Mar 2007
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i have been using this vista machine about 2 weeks now and just tried to install something from a cd and my dvd/rw drive is not popping up please help


its an ASUS DRW-1612BL ATA device

  webb204 18:06 26 Mar 2007

hi,i,ve got a similar problem ,vista media center ,and media player dont recognise my dvd burner ,or cd player,i think its a common fault ,but cant find the cure !!!!!

  SUPERCOOLWILLOW 18:11 26 Mar 2007

yeah but this is funny i had it before and now i cant see it all it says is removeable disk (D) then (E) then (F) then (I)

  webb204 20:48 26 Mar 2007

did this just start under vista ,mine did

  sunny staines 21:08 26 Mar 2007

I have two dvd players both work ok on XP. but when running vista rc1/rc2 the liteon dvd rw would not work. microsoft never replied to feedback. only option buy new drive. thats one of the reasons not yet upgraded to vista.

  SUPERCOOLWILLOW 21:16 26 Mar 2007

yeah but this computer is only nearly 3 weeks old on friday

  webb204 21:41 26 Mar 2007

mines 5 month old ,sony dvd burner ,sony cd rom ,vista say all drivers are correct ,up to date,worked fine under xp !!

  SUPERCOOLWILLOW 22:09 26 Mar 2007

yeah i dont understand it

  Totally-braindead 22:18 26 Mar 2007

Interesting first mention of a hardware bug like this that I have seen.
All other problems with hardware seems to be down to the lack of drivers but CDs and DVDs are meant to use standard drivers built into windows so its rather weird that you are experiencing this sort of fault.

  SUPERCOOLWILLOW 22:40 26 Mar 2007

well someone has showed me this it is ment to be for xp but they had a simular problem and method 2 sorted it for them click here

  SUPERCOOLWILLOW 18:26 27 Mar 2007

just to let you know the method 2 worked for me

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