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 Solvedhard drive detected in bios after boot then cannot be detected by windows installer after 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 SolvedDVD drive and cd drive is not detected! Forum SolvedCD/DVD ROM Not recognized after adding Hard Drive 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 Can't detect CD/DVD drives after installing new Power Supply Forum How to install an external CD/DVD drive on a Acer Aspire One netbook Forum DVD drive will only read DVD's/CD's after reboot Forum External drive not recognized after accidentally unplugged Forum CD/DVD drive is not detected 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 Cannot mount external drives on USB 3 after unmounting Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !