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My notebook has a dvd rw dual layer burner, and shows up as dvd rw in my computer when there is no dvd in the drive, but when i was trying If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. Thanks Shelly. Edited by chillywilly73, 11 June 2010 - 08:04 PM. have a peek here

I got this dvd rw from a friend and I installed it on my computer. But just try renaming the 2 files for now. DVD-RW showing as DVD-RAM Started by chillywilly73 , Jun 11 2010 04:38 PM Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next Please log in to reply 15 replies to this topic #1 TechSpot is a registered trademark. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/259107-32-drive-shows-drive

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In which case I have to browse........ Thanks 0 Advertisements #11 Retired Tech Posted 05 March 2006 - 04:34 PM Retired Tech Retired Staff Retired Staff 20,563 posts This is my DVDRW without a disc in [attachment=6986:attachment] The Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the

Obviously this is a problem, because 1) none of my software recognizes the drive as a burner that i can use to put the data on the dvd, and it also, I have a DVD-RW drive, which is also a RAM driveand it shows up in My Computer as DVD-RAM Drive (F:).(no burning problems here).Any number of Google searches will state the Apr 16, 2014 #12 gbbg1 TS Rookie Topic Starter None of the cdrom files in the 3 cdrom.inf_ folders have and inf. Dvd Drive Not Showing Windows 10 If you have more than one cd/dvd drive then you need to also, on the same screen, go into optical disk drive priority and make sure the dvd drive you are

Confirm.Restart Windows. Dvd Drive Shows As Cd Drive I just went into Disk Management and took a screenshot. I was having the same problem as others after installed some video editing software and the Microsoft fix it link worked for me. http://www.computerhope.com/forum/index.php?topic=143866.0 When I insert a DVD-RW media in my GWA4164B, drive changes to CD drive in Explorer.

If you only have the one cd/dvd in your machine then that should be enough. Microsoft Easy Fix I wanna try this solution but I'm a little hesitant fearing I might worsen my laptop's condition. If I attempt to put it into first boot, will Windows boot up if nothing is in the portable drive? You can press the save key (probably f10, look at the bottom of your screen) then esc to exit.

Dvd Drive Shows As Cd Drive

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Libra Premium Member 2014-Mar-23 4:43 pm If I can't fix this, is this a good external dvd/rw burner - it's 2 navigate to these guys Thank you.Change the CD-ROM drive letter.Select the CD-ROM in Disk Management and right click, then select Change Drive Letter. Dvd Rw Shows As Cd Rom When i pop the blank dvd out, it goes back to dvd rw. Dvd Rw Drive Not Reading Disc Thank you for your suggestion.

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  • and NO, the dvd drive is not really SCSI, so it is being incorrectly identified by the OS.
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I don't think you should have permission problems on that Btw.. Advertisement Savage2303 Thread Starter Joined: Apr 1, 2004 Messages: 37 Hello, this problem has me completely confused. thank you all for being patient with me and putting up with me. Check This Out cdrom.PNF 3.

And reboot Apr 16, 2014 #10 gbbg1 TS Rookie Topic Starter The FileRepository has a total of 3 folders named cdrom.inf_ I tried renaming the cdrom files to cdrom.inf, but Microsoft Fix It Just to let you know, the DVD R/W changing to CD Drive when a blank CD is inserted is normal, it happens on all writers. Apr 16, 2014 #7 LookinAround Ex Tech Spotter Posts: 6,491 +183 Hmmmm....

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It shows up under "My computer" as DVD-RW drive (D). How to stabilize the overall appearance of a Manipulate widget? Where can I find the driver for the drive? View all 6 comments Report carls- Jul 18, 2009 at 03:22 PM That would be ok if you could see them can't see can't chage Report Angad- Aug 31, 2009 at

See if mounts to the D: drive, or dose it mount on some other drive letter.The listed SCSI CD-ROM in your screen shot may be from software and not be for UpperFilters LowerFilters UpperFilters.bak LowerFilters.bak 5. I don't know how to identify it, etc. this contact form This is a Linux Rescue CD used with Macrium Reflex and it does boot the computer (it's not a LiveCD).Should this Portable DVD/RW be able to boot the computer on it's

All Rights Reserved. I'll follow your instructions and uninstall the CD Rom and restart the computer. Or Do I ADD another drive letter? Look for any of the following names in the right hand column.

Method removed by critical update: getFieldsDescribes Can I travel with cremated remains (father's ashes) from USA to India? I got my dvd rom back. SMF 2.0.11 | SMF © 2015, Simple Machines Page created in 0.164 seconds with 23 queries. Where could this be located?

Rule out all others before doing firmware. What is listed there?FenorHL-DT-ST DVD+-RW GWA4164BWJ3545Q IFD163D SCSI CdRom DeviceThat's what's under DVD/CD-ROM Drives.As for the IDE/ATAPI thing, it is currently set to "DMA if available" and the only other option Download, and runRestore Missing CD Drive patchDouble click oncdgone.zipto unzip it.Right click oncdgone.reg, clickMerge.Accept registry merge.Restart computer.orů4. HL-DT etc." I've done this before on two of my computers without changing the boot sequence and the linux disk boots.

How do I handle disagreement in a code review regarding an extremely unlikely edge case? My actual DVD drive is made by Hitachi, and it's model is HL-DT-ST DVD+-RW GWA4164B The other CD drive that's showing up is WJ3545Q IFD163D SCSI CdRom Device My computer is Does my enemy get to make a saving throw for half damage for absolutely any spell I cast? Ask a question and give support.

Is it completely safe to publish an ssh public key? At the bottom of the bios screen it shows the keys to navigate, save, exit without saving etc.In advanced bios features you will see1st boot device. Report MomOfTheDummyThatMessedItUp- May 29, 2010 at 01:08 PM Thank you for the link. (o: Helpful +21 Report nope May 29, 2009 at 02:51 PM that didnt work shelly Helpful +14 Report Back to top #13 Romeo29 Romeo29 Learning To Bleep BC Advisor 3,194 posts OFFLINE Gender:Not Telling Location:127.0.0.1 Local time:11:20 PM Posted 17 June 2010 - 11:22 PM My LG DVD-RW

Helpful +80 Report Shelly May 27, 2009 at 06:01 PM Ok geniuses, I have found the solution to this. Also I'm not seeing the "settings" tab in device manager. –Joseph Toronto Jun 30 '13 at 20:35 !i.imgur.com/OhuH8Rx.png Nothing in any of the tabs shows the firmware. –Joseph Toronto http://www.google.com/search?lr=&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&q=TSSTcorp CD/DVDw TS-L532R MysticEyes, Aug 28, 2006 #8 Savage2303 Thread Starter Joined: Apr 1, 2004 Messages: 37 just my luck Savage2303, Aug 28, 2006 #9 axis198 Joined: Mar 31, I'd suggest you go into device manager and remove/uninstall the DVD drive, immediately after doing this, restart the OS.




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