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Second DVD Writer Not Recognised At Start


FPCH New Member
Apr 18, 2007
Asus TA-231 Black ATX Case 300Watts
2x1 LG Super Multi Double Layer DVD Writers

After shutdown, computer does not recognise second dvd writer.
When restarted it recognises both dvd writers.
Anybody has an idea about the problem? Need help. Thanks.

Last edited by Brr82 (Today 13:19:23)


FPCH Member
Apr 22, 2007
PC Experience
Very Experienced
Operating System
Windows Vista - Home Premium
Have you got both drives set to cable select? if so make sure one is a master and one is a slave.