Cd and dvd drives not recognized by computer Tags: DVD Burner DVD Drives Components Last response: December 8, 2010 7:10 PM in Components Share jerrysd December 8, 2010 6:56:30 PM Hello, I have 2 internal drives - a cd drive and a dvd burner drive. I also have an external dvd burner drive and my comuter does not recognize any of them. My op. sys. is windows xp sp3. I don't think its the drivers. Help !! More about : dvd drives recognized computer beanoslim December 8, 2010 7:10:31 PM Has it ever recognized them or is this a new build?? Try turning off the pc and unplugging everything that isn't needed to boot. Start the pc up and let it load into Windows. Shut down again and plug one drive in and start up to see if Windows finds it. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumDVD and CD -RW drives not recognized ForumCD or DVD drives are recognized in BIOS but wont work correctly ForumComputer doesnt recognize cd or dvd drives Forumcomputer doesnt recognize cd or dvd drives ForumNo longer recognizing cd/dvd drives Forum ForumOMG how can i make a USB drive be recognized as a CD/DVD drive ? ForumCd not recognized in dvd drive but dvd is ForumAdded 2nd hard drive , now CD/DVD R/W is not recognized ForumWindows xp does not recognized by dvd cd reader burner ForumComputer does not recognize DVD/CD drive ForumComputer does not recognized CD/DVD Drive ForumComputer no longer recognizing cd drives Forumwhy can't "my computer "recognize my cd/dvd drives ? ForumD: drive CD/DVD R recognized as being C: drive ForumBest Cpu cooler for ~40 ForumWhat wrong with my computer? ForumComputer failing need help!!! ForumComputer case ForumNew sound card - Redirect line-out port at the front of computer More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !