Re: dvd drive disappeared
Same problem with my Acer Aspire 9423WSMI with Windows Vista Home Premium.
My drive is not isn't listed in my device manager for some reason.
After a reboot or shutdown the drive is working again but the problem is
Installed e new firmware version no soultion, HW checked and checked.
> /Jonesy/ said:
> > Been using my acer 5101awlmi (v2) for the last month with vista premium, and
> > went to backup a music cd today using NTI DVD and CD maker, left the room and
> > when I came back, it had started burning, got half way through and said
> > "Destination drive not ready" and my Pioneer dvd rw drive now doesn't work.
> > not even the eject button. please help - I need my games back!!
> If the drive itself has not failed, it is conceivable, if not likely,
> that the cables are loose. It has happened here.
> Turn off the PC, and disconnect the power. Open the case and verify
> that all cables to the drive are firmly seated.