I have a dvd writer installed but i cant get the dvd drive to read software disk Tags: Configuration Software DVD Writers DVD Drives Windows XP Last response: June 24, 2011 11:59 AM in Windows XP Share horseman71 June 24, 2011 8:29:56 AM Hello, More about : dvd writer installed dvd drive read software disk Hawkeye22 June 24, 2011 11:59:33 AM Make sure the power and data cables are connected properly and aren't loose. Check your bios to make sure the relevent port is enabled, and check the device manager and make sure it shows up properly. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !