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New Dell computer cannot detect DVD
Jan 4, 2011, 10:09 PM
I just got my new Dell computer but it cannot detect the DVD drive. When I click "Computer", it doesn't show up. When I put a disck inside the drive, nothing happens. Please help!
Jan 5, 2011
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Jan 4, 2011, 10:19 PM
Check if all cables are attached correctly, something might have come loose in shipping.
Jan 5, 2011, 12:17 AM
It sounds like it died. Good thing they are cheap.
At first I was thinking power cable but you said the drive opens so that not it.
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Jan 5, 2011, 12:20 AM
Could be the SATA cable!
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