External cd drive not detected Tags: CPUs CD Drives CD-Rom Last response: August 27, 2010 8:16 AM in CPUs Share Anonymous a b à CPUs August 26, 2010 8:58:47 PM Hello, Can you advise on how to get it to read the cd in the tray? More about : external drive detected acer0169 a b à CPUs August 27, 2010 8:16:13 AM Have you assigned a letter to that drive? Go to start, then Run. Then type in "compmgmt.msc" and select disk management from the left panel. Once you're looking at your disks, see if you can find your external drive. If you can see it in that list, simply right click and assign a drive letter to it. Easy peasy :] Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources External DVD/ CD drive cannot be detected after accidental drop Forum External hard drive not detected Forum Toshiba external 1tb hard drive not detected Forum DVD drive and cd drive is not detected ! Forum MY COMPUTER STOPS DETECTING THE EXTERNAL HARD DRIVE ..PLEASE HELP! Forum How can i play a dvd on my asus notebook using an external cd disc drive as it w Forum Toshiba external hard drive partition not detected Forum Hard drivr recognized in bios, no drive detected in windows 7 setup Forum Sony CRX100E/X2 External USB CD -RW Drive Forum Toshiba external hard disk is detected but shows empty and asks to format i have Forum A8N32-SLI Deluxe CD /DVD not auto detected in BIOS Forum External Drive detected , BUT wont open on PC Forum Cd dvd not detected Forum Can I use an external dvd/ cd drive to run applications on my pc? Forum 6300 fx vishera black edition Forum Seagate Constellation ST9500431SS Hard Drive - 500GB - 7200RPM - Internal Forum Sata Optical drive to esata port on laptop.....Possible? Forum [Solved] Optical Drive help Forum What temperature is ok for my hard drive Forum Usb, hard drive power loss Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !