My pc is driving me crazy. The system and Bios will recognize the DVD drive but everytime I boot it is a toss up as to whether it will read or see the data on the disk. The DVD shows up in My Computer as a valid device - but with zero bytes (with a disk inside). It can also stop working after it successfully reads a disk requiring a reboot to try again.
I have two drives and tried both seperately with the same results. I have changed the IDE cable and checked voltage on the power plug (ok). I have uninstalled them in the device manager and they are alwasy re-recognized when it restarts - with the same intermittent results.
Any ideas for a Newbie ???