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I have replaced the DVD-ROM drive in my computer with a DVD Writer but Windows will not detect the new drive.

I have not installed any new software except a firmware update for the new drive.

Windows seems to think that I still have the original drive fitted.

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Please don't place your personal email address here as part of your question. Solutions and suggestions will be posted here on this page. –  music2myear Jan 24 '12 at 20:41
    
What happens when you put a blank CD or DVD in the drive? –  music2myear Jan 24 '12 at 20:43

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