cd rom/dvd rom HELP

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  1. ctfalconk

    ctfalconk New Member

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    I have a dvd writer and a cd rom drive on the secondary ide port... dvd is mastery cd rom is slave....
    every once and a while they JUST WONT SHOW UP IN WINDOWS... nothing under my computer... and the light on my cdrom drive is solid and stays on... a restart sometimes fixes this... but like just a second ago i tried to pop a cd in one of the drives to rip it on itunes and itunes or windows has no idea it even exsists...
    This problem is really annoying PLEASE help me anybody
    thank you
     
  2. P07r0457

    P07r0457 New Member

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    replace IDE cable.

    possible faulty IDE controller.
     

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