External DVD/ CD drive cannot be detected after accidental drop Tags: DVD Drives Laptops DVD CD Drives Storage Last response: May 16, 2010 7:27 PM in Storage Share Clusmaster May 16, 2010 6:50:39 PM Hello, I have an external DVD/ CD drive for my laptop (samsung NC10) which I accidently dropped. The drive cannot be detected through all laptops and computers. It there any way to get it working again?? More about : external dvd drive detected accidental drop Anonymous a b D Laptop a b G Storage May 16, 2010 7:27:57 PM Depends which bit is broken. I would dismantle the external drive case and see if any physical damage is obvious. Either the drive in the box -- or the box and its electronics can probably be salvaged. With any luck a cable has fallen off. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedUSB external hard drive not recognized after accidental unplug... Forum how to detect or boot external cd/dvd drive in HP Pavilion dv2000? please help me thanks! Forum My computer cannot detect my dvd or cd drive. Forum DVD-RAM Drive cannot detect cd Forum My 1TB Seagate external hard drive cannot be detected and the light is blinking Forum cd/dvd drive not detected by win7, drive has power, opens and closes and spins up but not listed in device manager, or compute Forum CD/DVD Drive has power but not detected by windows Forum SolvedCD/DVD ROM Not recognized after adding Hard Drive Forum SolvedDVD drive and cd drive is not detected! Forum SolvedConvert internal CD/DVD drive into external one. Forum SolvedDVD drive and cd drive is not detected even in the device manager. How can I so Forum External CD-rom drive not detected by windows 7 Forum How to install an external CD/DVD drive on a Acer Aspire One netbook Forum External drive not recognized after accidentally unplugged Forum Can't detect CD/DVD drives after installing new Power Supply Forum I loaded a dvd into my laptop cd/dvd drive, now it would not open and I cannot get my dvd back. How to open dvd drive? Forum CD/DVD drive is not detected Forum SolvedBeeping Noise After External Hard Drive Dropped How To Recover Data Forum Windows CANNOT detect my phone after using DVD ROM Forum External CD/DVD drive suddenly can only read DVDs, not CDs Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !