What is the problem of DVD rom hide after installation in window 7 Tags: Configuration DVD Drives Windows 7 Last response: January 14, 2013 11:08 AM in Windows 7 Share shaileshkdas January 14, 2013 4:08:22 AM More about : problem dvd rom hide installation window phil22 a b $ Windows 7 January 14, 2013 6:41:59 AM Make sure the DVD drive is connected up properly if it's in a desktop computer. If it is already connected properly go here for more help: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/330140 Scott_D_Bowen January 14, 2013 10:55:13 AM Windows 7 hides empty drives doesn't it? Put a known working DVD-ROM disc in and see if it appears within 3 minutes. Related resources After installing windows 7 my dvd rom is not detected - Forum DVD /CD ROM Problems !!!!!! - Forum DVD-rom appears as SCSI (and don't work) after creating RAID-0 array - Forum Windows slow to boot up after installing new CD Rom - Forum DVD ROM drive problem after installing DVD -RW - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer hedwar2011 a b $ Windows 7 January 14, 2013 10:57:25 AM Scott_D_Bowen said:Windows 7 hides empty drives doesn't it? Put a known working DVD-ROM disc in and see if it appears within 3 minutes. It can if it's not been used after X amount of time. It's one of those pesky "power management" issues that M$ tried to force. rb420 January 14, 2013 11:08:53 AM OPen windows explorer, hit the alt key, tools menu, folder options, select the "View" tab, under advance settings deselect the box "Hide empty drives in the Computer folder" Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumCd rom driver not installed in Windows 7 ForumDVD-ROM and CD-RW not working after upgrade ForumMy CD/ Rom won't boot the Windows 7 Pro install disc! ForumDVD Rom problem -help needed Forum[SOLVED]Bootmgr is missing after failed windows 7 install ForumXP thinks my DVD burner is a CD- ROM after clean install. ForumProblem during Windows 7 installation .....!!!! ForumIDE DVD-ROM bios recognizes it, win 7 doesn't ForumCan't install Windows 7 on fresh built computer ForumClean installation of XP Prof reversed DVD-ROM and CD ROM .. ForumIssues related to cd/ dvd-rom in window7 ForumTrouble with DVD Rom and Win 7 ForumWindows 7 recovery installation ForumHow to fix cd/ dvd-rom access issues in windows 7 ForumWhy did Bill Gates invent Windows? More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !