Below are the links to the previous forums that helped me so that someone may be able to understand the steps that have been taken. This indicates whether there is a problem or not, and sets the stage for subsequent troubleshooting actions. Open your Internet browser and go to microsoft. Asia Pacific and Oceania. If I look in the hole the drive plugs into with the RTC battery cover removed it’s the same place.
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Could somebody have loaded the wrong BIOS? I could post an OpenBSD dmesg but it probably wouldn’t mean cd/dbd to most people. A common problem is using the wrong software for the task that you want to perform. I thought there were checks to prevent that. I put a gparted iso onto a spare SD card, put it in a reader and got that to boot so I ran it and created a Gb ntfs partition on a blank hard drive.
So please email us if you have any compatibility question. I can hear it getting power and trying to read a disc, but when I look at the device manager settings, there is no drive listed.
Inconvenient at best with multiple operating systems involved, but it doesn’t just work transparently. Welcome to BleepingComputera free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Using the site is cd/dgd and fun. Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers.
Scan for hardware changes in Device Manager.
The Vista got thrown away. Message 7 of 8.
If a piece of hardware is not listed, then there is a problem. Should I be looking on eBay for a motherboard? If I look in the hole the drive plugs into with the RTC battery cover removed it’s the same place. I think the connector where the drive plugs in is mounted on the motherboard.
HP Notebook PCs – CD/DVD Drive Is Not Detected (Windows Vista) | HP® Customer Support
If you are unable or unwilling to do the BIOS update. Microsoft and HP didn’t find any issues. I did look at this similar post ccd/dvd it didn’t help: In the Device Manager window, select any listed device and click the Scan for hardware changes button near the top. Thanks Again, Mike Update: I will include the links below so that the previous steps can be seen.
HP Pavillion not finding CD/DVD drive
I can use my new hard drive in anything but the battery, charger, dvd are specific to the DV series. Register a cd/dvr account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer. Please let me know if cd/dvvd resolves the issue by marking this post as Accepted Solution. Laptop Blu-Ray Optical Drives. The only odd thing I see in it is:. It’s right next to the RTC battery. I’ve got the internal CD and hard drive at the bottom of the boot order list now but I still get.