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dvd and cd rom not recognised error cannot initialise this device. tried uninstall and reinstall. wi

Posted by: cath o.      14 Mar 2008 @ 14:06
dvd and cd rom not recognised error cannot initialise this device. tried uninstall and reinstall. wi

dvd and cd rom not recognised error cannot initialise this device. tried uninstall and reinstall. wizard says best drivers alreay installed. devices are shown with yellowl blob on top of device name 5.15800a.2535.0 nec dvd

Reply by: Daniel S. PCIQ IT ProfessionalIT Professional in Redruth, TR15      14 Mar 2008 @ 22:06
RE: dvd and cd rom not recognised error cannot initialise this device. tried uninstall and reinstall. wi

Hi what edtion of windows are you using?

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Reply by: caatherine o.      16 Mar 2008 @ 11:27
RE: dvd and cd rom not recognised error cannot initialise this device. tried uninstall and reinstall. wi

windows ex have just swapped connectin ribbions oveuur from cd and dvd to see if it would be recognised as new hardware but same problem also tried installing and uninstall, i only understand laymans terms so be kind

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Reply by: Umair Q. PCIQ IT ProfessionalIT Professional in Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4      18 Apr 2008 @ 00:19
RE: dvd and cd rom not recognised error cannot initialise this device. tried uninstall and reinstall. wi

There is setting for the jumpers at the back of all the roms, where you connect the power cable. You will see 8 pins and a jumper connecting any two of them pins. Depending on the brand of the DVD rom there will be guidence for different selections. Try to make set it on "cable select" or "Slave".
You can also start your computer in SAFE MODE,(Taping F8) on start up , and then try removeing DVD rom from the device manager.

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Reply by: Jon S. PCIQ IT ProfessionalIT Professional in Morecambe, LA3      19 Apr 2008 @ 00:06
RE: dvd and cd rom not recognised error cannot initialise this device. tried uninstall and reinstall. wi

I'd hazard a quess that the IDE controller on the motherboard is failing. Otherwise one of the drives is dying/dead

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