Changed drive letters, now DVD RW not working

By pcsparky
Mar 8, 2005
  1. I recently changed the drive letters of my DVD ROM/CD-RW dirve and my DVD-RW drive. Since that change when I put a blank DVD RW disc in to the DVD-RW drive it states in My Computer that it is now a CD-ROM and so won't let me write anything to the blank DVD RW disc.
    If I put a DVD film in to the DVD-RW drive then it plays OK.
    I have tried changing the drive letters back to what they were but the problem still exists. The drivers are working alright.

    Any ideas please?
  2. dopefisher

    dopefisher TS Rookie Posts: 444

    did u try reinstalling all the original drivers and stuff from the original cd's that came with your drives?? might help.
  3. Samstoned

    Samstoned TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,018

    your software needs reconfiged to find that letter
    uninstall all burning sofware and reinstall
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