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Reply Punchy November 17, 2009 at 9:45 am From http://aumha.org/win5/a/xpcd.htm “My CD drives have vanished (from Explorer, Device Manager, etc.)” This happens quite often if one of the third-party packages has As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged Back to top #10 terrapinstation terrapinstation Newbie Members 6 posts Posted 08 June 2009 - 01:28 PM QUOTE (sknis @ Jun 8 2009, 02:12 AM) It is possible that he put See if the drive now shows up in your computer. http://webtrekkie.com/dvd-drive/dvd-drive-recognizing-there-s-a-dvd-in-the-drive-but-won-t-play-through-my-computer.php

For your new iMac you can either search for USB 3.0, USB 2.0, Thunderbolt or FireWire external optical drives.USB 3.0, Thunderbolt and FireWire will be faster data throughput drives.Good Luck Mar Open it by right-clicking on My Computer and selecting manage. Do you want to retry?" It also said "error accessing file". Not to worry, though, since it is easy to download Windows 7 as an ISO, and then create an installation DVD or USB. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/590959/step-by-step-needed-for-a-newbie-please/

Subject2ChangeFollowForum Posts: 2971Wiki Points: 50Followed by: 0Reviews: 1 Lists: 5#4 Edited by Subject2Change (2971 posts) - 7 years, 7 months agoIf its not 1080p don't, its gonna look weird atleast mine I assumed that I did. STep by step needed for a newbie, please Started by gunnywebb , Sep 20 2015 12:11 AM Please log in to reply 5 replies to this topic #1 gunnywebb gunnywebb Members Do you have just 8GB you want to give over, and don't want it reaching past that?

Windows cannot be installed to this disk (GPT partition style) We will often get this error when trying to downgrade from a PC with pre-installed Windows 8 / 8.1. to burn ISO image . . . I did as you said, and here is what the two drives are:HL-DT-ST CD-ROM G CR-8483BLITE-ON DVDRW SOHW-16335I certainly have no idea what these mean. Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files Calendar View New Content Forum Rules BleepingComputer.com Forums Members Tutorials Startup List

Was planning on replacing the iternal drive with a solid state one to handle the moving around. It was a homebuilt gamer for it's day, although I'm unsure of the ram size, it should be larger than the random of the shelf mass produced model. Probably should have realised that earlier...Anyway, my student budget won't really stretch to a SuperDrive right now, so I was hoping someone could recommend an external drive or even just what http://forums.support.roxio.com/topic/53012-please-help-a-newbie-burn-a-dvd/ When I try to 'burn image', I'm also able to locate the folder.

Search google for "upper lower filters", this will give you step by step instructions on how to refresh these registry entries. Install Windows 7 on a disk that already has a Windows partition If we had a previous Windows installation on the disk, it will show as one or more Windows partitions. I-7 third generation @2.4, 8G RAM, 500G SSD, GTX660M, SoundBlaster 3Di, Laptop - Windows 10 Dell 13 inch convertible. It was actually fast for what it was.

Automated Windows Installation After we selected disk or partition, Windows installation is mostly automated. https://discussions.apple.com/thread/4882086?tstart=0 Place a blank CD or DVD in the tray of your optical drive and close the tray.2. If there is data we haven't backed up, but don't have access to the previous Windows installation, we can follow this guide: Windows Won't Load? The solution fortunately is available through freeware.

Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. Please help a newbie burn a DVD! http://webtrekkie.com/dvd-drive/dvd-rw-drive-won-t-play-any-games-and-it-s-the-only-drive-i-got.php iMac, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2) Posted on Mar 12, 2013 5:06 AM Reply I have this question too Q: Recommend an external CD/DVD drive for a newbie? He's a professional photographer and videographer thoughIt is possible that he put write protection on the DVD so no one would/could copy it. Maybe it will stop the questions – but I doubt it!

There are more cheaper drives.Do a search for external optical drives. A friend recorded my band playing, and made a very nice DVD out of it. I've tried just about everything but taking the tower apart, yet. this contact form Windows itself, without any programs, takes about 21GB... ...but if we intend to install large programs, such as games with 50GB+ installations, we should allocate between 100GB (102400MB) and 250GB (256000MB),

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You might have a scratched up dirty disk and it is unreadable by your player.

What do you see in the Window that opens? Get a couple of RW so you can play with them. Back to top #6 Naught McNoone Naught McNoone Members 271 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:The Great White North Local time:10:58 PM Posted 22 September 2015 - 11:37 AM . . . We can click on drive options to create partitions, as we saw earlier, or click next to install Windows 7 on the whole disk.

for it before purchase. I hit the 'copy now', and things seemed good until i was prompted to insert a blank DVD. Once we know this we can better assist you with a Linux distro that will suit you and your PC. navigate here All done?

Then select Device Manager. And, speaking of the BIOS... But VirtualBox is relatively easy to set up, free to install, and works on all three major operating systems.Setting up First off, head over to VirtualBox's Download page and grab the Pushing the paper clip in the hole releases the door and you can open it with your hands.

Several functions may not work. Before you even ask, by the way, you can't run OS X as a guest system on Windows or Linux, but the VirtualBox can run most anything else—including those pre-rolled virtual Using UNetbootin to create a Linux USB from Linux | USB ...If you want to burn the ISO to CD/DVD.How to burn ISO image using Windows Burn Disk Image.Notice: This applies With Scoops and the Wolf! UsersTop UsersActivity FeedUser ListsBomb ShelterStoreForums General Discussion Off-Topic Bombcast Bug Reporting Delete & Combine Requests Editing & Tools API Developers Popular wiki forums Fire Emblem Heroes

The internal drive died due to multiple bad sectors. We install Windows 7 Home Premium x64, but it will work with any other Windows 7 version. The next screen asks you to either create a new hard disk image or use an existing one. Ladies and gentleman we will perform this amazing feat of opening a stuck drive with a paper clip and only a paper clip.

If it does not open and it is powered on it can be a physical issue which we will see below. My friend, i have no idea how to format a disc!QUOTE (sknis @ Jun 7 2009, 04:36 PM) Gigaware are considered store brand and they rank right down there with Memorex. Click on Windows, My Computer. Great.

The first thing we need to do is determine where the issue is. If it matters, the blank DVDs i have are called Gigaware, DVD-R, 4.7gb.