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No CD or DVD burner has been detected


I recently moved. Since I moved, my computer has stopped recognizing my CD burner. Windows Media Player says "No CD or DVD burner has been detected." I reinstalled Windows Media Player and got the latest version. I unhooked the burner and hooked it back up again, but it still doesnt work. Please help me!!


This question was answered on July 27, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

) Check you hardware configuration in your system see if the cdrom it been detect and that it does not have a yellow! Or red x icons If it has and of this marks that why it not working next step

you find this under control panel , system , hardware, and device manager under cd roms

2) next check you bios setting to auto detect your cd-rom drive if it find it that good try

if it still doesn’t work and you have access, to another computer remove its cd-rom drive and try it on your computer.

if it work then that mean that that drive is more than likely dead

Also try install that cdrw drive in to the other computer, and see if it works in the other system if it does then is not dead, and there might be some other problem with your system

I know this is a lot of work in order to find out if that is the problem but it usually, the best way to find out if the drive works.

I hope this help good luck

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Posted by robert of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on July 27, 2004