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 :] m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources External CD-rom drive not detected by windows 7 Forum External DVD/ CD drive cannot be detected after accidental drop Forum how to detect or boot external cd/dvd drive in HP Pavilion dv2000? please help me thanks! Forum SolvedExternal Hard Drive Not Detected Forum SolvedExternal hard drive fine on laptop but all of a sudden not being detected on TV or Xbox Forum Solvedexternal hard drive not detected but have power. Forum SolvedExternal Hard Drive not detected in Disk Management or Device Manager Forum SolvedExternal Hard Drive beeping/not detected Forum SolvedExternal Hard Drive Not Detected Forum SolvedSeagate external hard drive is no longer detected by my computer. Not found in disk manager. Light is on. Forum SolvedExternal hard drive keeps getting detected and lost Forum Solvedexternal hard drive not spinnig and not detected by windows.just blinking Forum External Hard Drive not detected on Windows 8.1 Forum Solvedexternal cd-Rom drive Forum Solvedexternal hard drive not detected Forum SolvedIs there any way to convert a previously internal Cd R/RW drive to external use for a laptop without a CD drive? Forum My seagate 1tb external hard drive is not detected Forum external hard drive not detected Forum My 1TB Seagate external hard drive cannot be detected and the light is blinking Forum SATA external hdd is detected as a removable drive Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !