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So the System recognizes the DVD- ROM which is the client and does not recognize the DVD-RW. Prayed to God alot (make your own jokes) to fix it. I did all that and I popped my Vista DVD in and rebooted the PC but the computer wouldn't recognize it. Note that you should not attempt this if you aren't ready to troubleshoot any problems that might occur.

Reply John says: June 15, 2009 at 6:17 am I upgraded my ‘old' Gateway to the most recent BIOS and Chipset patch from Gateway's site. Thank you! Reply valerie proctor says: April 1, 2009 at 6:04 pm i would for my promble to be fix Reply Leonid Bondarenko says: April 1, 2009 at 10:57 pm Utility is just Can anyone help me and suggest a solution by posting to my mail id?

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It doesn't matter if you can't make "bootrec /fixboot" work as long as you have run bootrec /fixmbr and bootrec /rebuildbcd, its totally fine :) to make sure Run "startup repair" It fixed mine. Help. In Recovery Solution III (3), you can choose to perform the following type of restore: Basic Restore.

I have tried fixmbr and still am unable to get my computer to boot into Windows. All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Knowledgebase Guides Our Recovery Disks for Windows NeoSmart Knowledgebase Knowledgebase Guides Our Recovery Disks for Windows Search Windows won't start - Guide Type “diskmgmt.msc” (without the quotes), and then press ENTER c. How To Uninstall Windows Vista And Install Windows 7 Reply Jason Melgard says: April 27, 2009 at 11:33 am it will read DVDs sometimes and CDs never.

edit this post Knowledgebase Guides Our Recovery Disks for Windows NeoSmart Knowledgebase Knowledgebase Guides Our Recovery Disks for Windows Search Samsung Recovery Disk - Guide for Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 Replace Vista With Xp But the drive does still appear in My Computer. I rebooted my laptop, it was still there. please help us to resolve this MS.

Thanks a ton! :) matt says: 8 years ago Eh.. Dvd Drive Not Reading Discs Windows 7 Deleting them manually doesn't work either! The drive appears in my computer and my other DVD reader works OK. nothing works. 18 years in IT.

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Also, make sure you only use these commands on a system with one operating system installed. Reply muruga says: April 8, 2009 at 3:58 am same problem on Toshiba with XP home suddenly DVD/CD stopped, I did a check with boot disc and it was recognized. Install Windows Xp Over Vista If this is the first time you've seen this error screen, restart your computer. Downgrade Vista To Xp Without Cd skyso says: 8 years ago Hi Aseem.

If this screen appears again, follow these steps: Check for viruses on your computer. Press Enter Type exit and press Enter. used microsoft fix it does not work. yup. Did Windows Vista Replace Windows Xp.

The problem is that i used a single cable to connect it to the mother board. Everything is done in one single-click: Download Easy Recovery Essentials. i gave up for a few days and tried again. I have used the delete upper/lower registry hack with great success in the past, but this time, the upper and lower filter values are not there to delete.

I tried many techniques and atlast i removed the DVD-DRIVES from the bay and installed the jumpers in the cable select made. Cd Drive Not Detected Windows 7 Argo says: 7 years ago I think the solution given here to MBR error is very useful and help me solve this problem on my old computer to which I didn't I am 100% sure it's a software issue not hardware.

Reply justdave86 says: May 25, 2009 at 9:49 pm Possible cause(s) - IE8 install/IE8 scurity update/thunderstorm in rapid succession.

I know this may look like a hardware problem, but the drive works fine if I access it in the brief period before it goes away. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Subscribe to Our Newsletter Featured Posts5 Ways to Make Sure No One is Monitoring Your ComputerHDG Explains - Swapfile.sys, Hiberfil.sys and What I want to know is that lots of people have gone to exspence from the negligence of mirosoft and not much seems to be done.. Dvd Drive Not Showing In Windows 7 Back-door installed dsl w/ memeory stick.

I have 3 partitions. The 64 bit Vista DVD works fine in other drives, but not on this one. You saved me :D chandan singh says: 8 years ago I intalled CentOS after installing XP professional on my laptop, after that i have deleted the CentOS partion…. Reply FM says: April 28, 2009 at 2:19 am I haven't had a drive on my laptop in months.

Even third party tools havent been able to format the drive for me, it simply didnt show the hard disks...anyway just changing the settings from the bios has done the job, Alfonso FR says: 7 years ago I have the same problem as djrnold. Installed a printer and microsoft office with original discs and low and behold after that…no drives are recognized other than main hard drive. Ask a new question Read More Homebuilt DVD Windows Vista Systems Related Resources First time builder with a few questions DVD drive doesn't work How would I go about formatting the

My Vista machine refuses to boot EVERY time. Make sure Secondary Drive 0 and/or 1 are set to "Auto", then re-boot." I've rebooted and pressed F2. woolbe Paul-Gab says: 7 years ago This information helped me a lot! Windows XP If you don't have the recovery software provided by Samsung, download our recovery and repair disk for Samsung.

I run the fix here because my computer (XP) still did not recognize the drive and now I can play my drive but not burn anything. Goodluck to all of you. by John.Wilkinson / December 10, 2006 12:50 PM PST In reply to: Installing Windows XP over Windows Vista Microsoft does not support 'downgrading' an operating system, so you will have to