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CD/DVD drive won't operate after installing Linux

I'm not sure if this problem is related to installing Linux, but I have a Dell desktop from many years ago (I can look up the model number if it's important) on which I installed Bodhi Linux a few ...
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Add Permanent A Virtual CD/DVD Drive In Windows 10 Without Third Party Applicaiton

I want to add a new permanent virtual CD/DVD drive on Windows 10 to mount an .iso image in it. It should work without using third-party software like PowerISO, WinCDEmu, or Daemon Tools Lite. My ...
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Mystery Internal CD Rom Interface

I found an old Internal CD Rom for an older Dell Laptop. Rather than just sell it, or trash it I was wondering if there was an interface that would let me use it as an external drive. The drive is a ...
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Can't eject my CD from drive

After Windows 10 installation I can't eject my CD drive. it shows an error message. but i know that there's nothing wrong with my CD format. how can i solve this problem? Error message is shown below....
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BIOS can't detect drives

As the title says, BIOS can't find any connected drives. To be specific, I have CD/DVD and HDD connected that worked just a moment ago. I was trying to install an OS on the new HDD using a CD. The ...
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TempleOS and multiple CD ROM drives?

Does TempleOS v5.03 support Multiple CD-ROM drives? For example I have on Secondary Master: Supplemental Disk 1 Primary Slave: Supplemental Disk 2 Secondary Slave: Supplemental Disk 3 Can I mount ...
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DVD ROM won't read DVDs Windows 10

I have a problem with my DVD ROM drive. It won't read my CDs using Windows 10. When I insert a CD, it sounds as if it reads it but sticks in the middle. When I press my DVD ROM disk into my computer, ...
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CD / DVD drive pops out automatically

I am using a Dell Vostro 2520 laptop, with Ubuntu 16.04 (which I use primarily) and Windows 10 dual boot. Of late, my CD / DVD drive keeps popping out for no particular reason, and no particular time. ...
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How to change the order of CD-ROM drives in Windows?

Is there a way to change the order/position of CD-ROM drives in Windows? I have used Daemon tools to mount a virtual disc and I want to change its position to first i.e. 0. The first one is the ...
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Can I write a CD using BD-RE drive

I want to write audio songs on a recordable CD. Can I do that using a BD-RE type of Drive?
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CD driver won't work properly after formatting

I've formatted my desktop PC, the CDROM drive was working fine. After formatting, it became slow, unresponsive and sometimes it shows error: unable to execute task, error in the I/O device. I've tried ...
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What is the interface of this DVD/CD re-writable drive?

I have removed a DVD/CD re-writable drive from Acer Aspire 5000 laptop. I want to make it an external one by connecting to Sabrent USB 3.0 TO SATA/IDE 2.5/3.5/5.25-INCH Hard Drive Converter. But the ...
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DVD Drive Not Recognized In Win 10

I just upgraded my computer from windows 7 to windows 10. Everything was working good, installed updates etc, sat down to actual use the upgrade today and my DVD Drive is not recognized. To ...
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Play a game from external cd-drive

Since the internal cd-drive of my computer is broken, I purchased an external one. I was able to install a game with this external drive, but when I want to start the game with the exact same drive, ...
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Dell inspiron 3542 cd rom is not showing (in windows explorer)

I bought a laptop "Dell Inspiron 3542 with Windows 8.1 Pro" But when I open "Windows Explorer", I can't see my DVD/CD rom drive.. Can someone please Help me. I've check many tutorials on YouTube and ...
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BIOS Sata ODD not detected

I have been having a problem with my Dell Inspiron M731R Laptop. The CD/DVD drive is not appearing. I have tried the usually recommended trick of removing the UpperFilter registry, but this has not ...
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How to use losetup to emulate an optical drive that can be a recording target?

On a Linux system, I am intending to convert some audio files (mp3) and write them to an audio CD. Instead of directly writing to an optical disk, I would prefer to somehow redirect the output to an ...
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Application not found if clicking empty DVD disk icon

Should Windows 8.1 display window to place files if double-clicking CD disk icon? My box does not. It shows absurd "Application not found" message. How to fix?
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Mystery CD Drive

For some reason, I have a mystery CD Drive that appears every time I boot up my computer: I've tried disabling my CD drive (E:) from Device Manager, but CD Drive G: remains. The reason I am concerned ...
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trying to install 3 HDD

so I am trying to install 2 extra HDD drives into a windows XP computer and they install fine and work but when I add the 3rd HDD the CD drive will not show up in the My computer window. so the ...
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Samsung NP355V4C optical drive completely disconnected [closed]

This laptop is less than a year old. It runs Windows 7. Today I found I could not open the DVD drive by pressing the eject button on it. It does not show up in My Computer. I found the manual ...
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CD-DVD drive doesn't read xp setup disc?

Whan I inserted a win xp setup cd into a cd-dvd drive - it constantly creates a sounds like it trying to read the disc, but - without success. The same happens with MS Office setup disc. I ...
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How do I track down my autostart issue?

My auto start stopped working some time ago. I'm sure it was caused by some software conflict, but I'm at a loss to try and track down which one. Any suggestions are welcomed. I'm running Windows7 ...