New CD/RW drive

  larry48 19:25 17 Jun 05
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Just installed a Benq CD/RW drive in my PC, which already has a DVD/RW drive. The new drive works fine, but is showing in "My Computer" as an MMC/SD card !! I'm running XP Home.Not a great problem, but seems a bit weird. Anybody any ideas?

  clayton 19:30 17 Jun 05

Maybe remove it from device manager & reboot the pc & see if that helps.

  larry48 19:46 17 Jun 05

Tried that, but it's still showing the same.

  pj123 22:01 17 Jun 05

Just a small point which puzzles me. If you already have a DVD/RW drive why do you need a CD/RW drive as well?

  Joe R 22:03 17 Jun 05

larry48,

try completely removing the jumper, from the back of the drive.

  larry48 09:37 18 Jun 05

I'll try the jumper when i get the time.
I bought the new drive 'cos the DVD drive doesn't like some discs. So I'm eventually going to replace that as well, but as I use mainly CD's at the mo' it made more sense to buy a CD/RW.

  Joe R 09:39 18 Jun 05

larry48,

you may be able to change the setting by, right clicking on my computer, select manage and then disk management.

  larry48 11:27 18 Jun 05

It shows as a CD-ROM in disk management. Like I said - weird !

  Joe R 11:33 18 Jun 05
  Stuartli 13:35 18 Jun 05

Probably because they are currently on offer at £9.99 including VAT.....

  larry48 08:17 19 Jun 05

Thanks guys. Problem sorted.

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