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problem with external iomega cd-rw/dvd drive

By vini
Jul 9, 2005
  1. I just bought & installed an iomega cd-rw/dvd drive because my 2 internal drive went kaput on me. But now I'm having a problem getting this new drive to read (launch) music cds and movie dvd ie matrix. I've already tried downloading drivers (didn't need to). The drive is connected to me computer via a USB cable. What do I do now????????? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance!!

    Vini :confused:
     
  2. patio

    patio TS Maniac Posts: 482

    Are you hooked up to ports on the front of the machine ? ?
    On quite a few machines these are under-powered...try another USB port.
    That or purchase a powered USB hub for your machine. DVD's require more power than other USB devices.

    patio. :cool:
     
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