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Drives keep dissapearing

dan9

FPCH New Member
Joined
Jan 30, 2008
Messages
1
#1
first my wireless internal card kept dissapearing it did it twice and takes about a day to come back on it will do many diffrent things. show but is dissabled even when i switch it on, the switch will stay red even in th on position, or more commonly dissapear completly using windows to verify the problem states its a network cable unplugged. but now that working and my cdrw drive has decided to dissapear, if i try running a disk it says no disk inserted and theres no drive atall in my computer.

im running windows vista on hp laptop.
amd duel core 64 bit.
 
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Wolfeymole

#2
Hi Dan

Welcome to Free PC Help

Several of our staff run Vista and will be able to help you with regard to this issue as soon as they get online, I would ask that you call back every hour or so.
 

Seth

FPCH Long Term Member
Joined
Dec 17, 2007
Messages
2,268
Location
Canada
Operating System
Windows Vista - Home Premium
#3
Hello Dan.

Is the laptop still under warranty?

Try this:

From the Start menu, right click My Computer and choose Manage>Device Manager. Your drive should show up in the list with "!" or a "?" in front of it. Right click on the drive and choose Uninstall. Once uninstalled, restart the laptop and check the drive.