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Computer won\'t start up with DVD drive is Plugged Out

Last response: in Windows XP
August 27, 2012 5:12:01 AM

My computer wont boot when my DVD writer is Plugged out.. and it'll boot perfectly when DVD writer is plugged in.
August 27, 2012 8:19:41 AM

Possibly an error in the BIOS.
Can you boot into safe mode? If so, it sounds like a driver problem.

What happens if you go into the BIOS and set them to defaults? Also, if the DVD drive and the HDD are both IDE, make sure the jumper settings on the actual hardware is correct.