Samsung 2TB hard drive reads as a cd drive

July 17, 2011 at 21:36:15
Specs: Windows 7 ultimate x64, custom 6 core 4.3GHZ
new hard drive is being used as a backup drive.

the drive reads correctly in bios.

windows 7 ultimate x64 says its a CD drive.

tried to uninstall driver but it re installed as wrong driver(CD driver)

its a samsung 2tb bare drive from new egg


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#1
July 18, 2011 at 04:02:21
external/internal? can you see the drive in disk management?

uninstall and check remove driver, then install using the driver from the samsung site.

i hate computers!
but cant help myself....


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#2
July 18, 2011 at 06:46:15
tried uninstall driver and it reinstalls same junk driver

samsung is unhelpful


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#3
July 18, 2011 at 06:56:10
did you format the drive from the disk management? right click my computer choose manage/disk management.

i hate computers!
but cant help myself....


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