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dvd rom

Discussion in 'Optical Storage & Writing' started by aboodhoo, 6 Mar 2010.

  1. aboodhoo

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    why does my dvd rom drive does mot open when i connect it with the motherboard cable.any ideas

    many thanks.sorry. this has happened since i have put in a new motherboard. i am upgrading i have not got to the bios yet !

    thank you
     
    Last edited: 6 Mar 2010
  2. aboodhoo

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  3. MeatLoaf

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    Well you might try waiting more than 7 mins for a response ;)

    Does the drive show up in device manager / BIOS?
     
  4. bledd

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    have you connected a power cable?
     
  5. aboodhoo

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    yes of course
    thanks
     
  6. bledd

    Don

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    Need more info..

    Explain what you're doing, and what hardware you're using.

    Is the pc turned on?