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The hard drive in Vostro 1450 is a FRU (Field Replaceable Unit). I've actually installed Windows XP on my most recent PC build by using an external USB optical drive that I assembled myself. UDMA cables have color coded connections which require proper orientation when connecting. Disconnect the power cable from the computer tower. 2. check over here

I'm stumped. The CD drive is recognized in bios, but not the DVD. If this is the case then you have lost the drive. Then it stopped. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/150927/bios-does-not-recognize-cd-rw-drive/

Cd/dvd Rom Not Detected In Bios

But still, that was a good line of thought...I did think to suggest it as a tool but discarded the thought for the reasons I have thus far stated if not No, create an account now. Vincent und die Grenadinen Südafrika Surinam Swasiland Tadschikistan Taiwan Tansania Thailand Togo Trinidad und Tobago Tschad Tschechien Tunesien Türkei Turkmenistan Turks- und Caicosinseln Uganda Ukraine Ungarn Uruguay USA Usbekistan Vanuatu Venezuela My CD-ROM was cable select and it kept on pulling up my CD-ROM when I tried to boot from the DVD-ROM.

looked at everything, and could not see anything wrong... Chkdsk C: /p ---response "volume contains one or more unrecoverable problems" 5. Is there any PCI card port adapter that is bootable that works with Windows XP and Windows Vista as well? How To Check Dvd Drive In Bios Why I did this I can't remember, sounds like I should have gone for NTFS on both??

any one has any idea's?, anyone can help before i get rid of it? There *is* the chance that the drive was just a faulty device when purchased off the shelf, but, more than likely, this was a failure due to heat issues over a My other backup plan is to install Windows XP again, this time onto the D: drive (NTFS partition) which did not report any errors under Chkdsk. Just opened up the whole bottom of it, and released the screws...

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Hard Disk Not Detected In Bios

I've tried, DELL, Intel & Samsung to cover all the bases for each component, but no luck. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/dvd-drive-not-being-recognized-by-neither-bios-nor-os-windows-vista.128182/ These 2 x 2TB HDD are for storage only. Cd/dvd Rom Not Detected In Bios but thanks anyway. Sata Dvd Drive Not Detected In Bios It what you have is the most recent BIOS, then download and attempt to reinstall that BIOS, following all Acer directions for doing so.

I haven't checked the cables inside the PC but I haven't opened the box since I built it, or dropped it etc and I would have thought if it is readable http://windowsrefund.org/not-detected/can-t-see-sata-hdd-in-bios.php TechSpot Account Sign up for free, it takes 30 seconds. But I think it should not affect my optical drive well being.Guys, do you have any suggestions ? After all of this, I noticed my dvd (F drive) was gone, but not really, it was now being called the E drive and there was no F anymore. Dvd Drive Not Detected In Bios Laptop

Recover We can Recover your Files, Just in Case. I would appreciate that. To know more about Dell's products, services and drivers & downloads, please go to http://dell.to/YBlak6 Helpful +2 Report Tarun Nov 19, 2014 at 10:23 PM Simple solution for this problem is this content I only have windows on a DVD so I need the drive to install the OS.

I'll post a reply with the results. Bios Doesn't Recognize Dvd Drive If not, then sometimes its a case of trial and error, shifting the jumper around. I would consider that unusual and try to see if there is a BIOS update for that particular Dell system that corrects that or deals with it.

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May 14, 2010 DVD-RW or CD-RW drive does not recognize blank media Jan 7, 2009 Will Samsung HN-M101MBB hard drive work in Acer Aspire 5536 Oct 27, 2012 New hard drive About CNET Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement Help Center Seagate  ␡ Sign In as Consumers & Non-SPP Resellers Partners & Suppliers ␡ My Dashboard My I've changed IDE ribbons, but nothing. Dvd Drive Not Detected During Boot Regardless, the board came back in working order and has not failed since.

After windows installed the driver I decided to insert my Windows XP Pro CD; it read the CD perfectly. This was intermittent and eventually it occurred every time I logged on. Useful feedback about cooling, I will investigate this going forward. have a peek at these guys Get the answer aford10Feb 5, 2011, 1:41 AM Sifter707 said: I just replaced my dead motherboard with an Intel D945gpm in an old HP media center pc.

It will then ask you to insert the floppy disk. Even better yet: You MAY want to re-flash the BIOS…I’d think strong on that one. -Will 6 11/14/2006 (12:01 am) by Will Will (921 Posts) On another thought... I also believe that I have now messed up the regedit, I saw about deleting the lower and upper filters online, so I went in to do that, however, instead of have windows 7 on this one.

Jun 21, 2009 #22 TMan06 TS Rookie What worked for me Hey lechevarria89, I noticed it's been a while since it's been posted, but I had the same issue today and

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