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    Window 7 USB DVD Drive Detection

    Nope...device manager looks just fine and yes view hidden devices is checked...not a thing wrong anywhere. It's just bizarre.
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    Window 7 USB DVD Drive Detection

    Nope....nowhere..not in device manager under anything..not in disk management...not in Computer where C and D drives are detected fine...even a USB flash drive will be detected there...it's just like it's invisible.
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    Window 7 USB DVD Drive Detection

    Yes..interesting thing...every time you plug in any USB device, laptop makes a little "bloink" noise just for a second, I guess to let you know it's in correctly...USB flash drives make it too..so does this DVD player..except DVD player won't register anywhere in Win 7...I'm pretty sure this...
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    Window 7 USB DVD Drive Detection

    OK it's 120v...regular household current....USB flash drive detected fine...USB DVD not detected or in disk management or device manager but in BIOS as boot option.
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    Window 7 USB DVD Drive Detection

    No the cord is fine...USB ports are fine as a flash drive works just fine in it..the DVD drive itself is 110 AC powered, could that be an issue? Some power management setting in 7 I don't know about? Remember, it works OK on an XP desktop and it shows up in BIOS as a boot device so USB port must...
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    Window 7 USB DVD Drive Detection

    Well never saw that option but it was checked but not anymore..didn't help...I guess it will remain a strange issue
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    Window 7 USB DVD Drive Detection

    No I appreciate it..I want an answer as this is driving me mad...why on earth would it show as a boot option and not just show up when 7 boots up normally?
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    Window 7 USB DVD Drive Detection

    It does not show up in disk management...it's almost normal except for the fact, it's listed as a boot option in BIOS and all other USB flash drives do work..a real head scratcher
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    Window 7 USB DVD Drive Detection

    No there are no drivers...none that I can find anyway...and XP and Vista auto detected it and it all worked fine until I upgraded to Win 7...or is it just possible that 7 just won't support an external DVD player...it won't detect it in safe mode either...it does show up as a boot device but it...
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    Window 7 USB DVD Drive Detection

    Pioneer External USB DVD\RW unit detected and worked fine on an XP desktop, no problem, worked fine and detected on a Vista Laptop....Upgraded Vista Toshiba Satellite to Win 7 Ultimate and now external USB DVD drive not detected at all...the device is powered by AC power and turns on...
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