New DVD Drive won't Boot

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    I have a Toshiba 4060XCDT on which I have replaced the existing CD drive
with a DVD-CDR/W drive (also Toshiba).  The replacement drive works fine,
except that the system will not boot from a bootable DVD or CD.  Replacing
the original CD drive, restores bootability, and the replacement DVD-CDR/W
boots in the portable from which I took it.

    Any one any thoughts as to why this might happen.

Alan Johnson

Re: New DVD Drive won't Boot

Have you checked the Bios settings to see if anything needs to be changed?
Some DVD drives insist on being master--is yours set up that way?

Have you checked the drive to see if it is capable, most are, but there may
be some that are not.

Are these bootable CD/DVDs you are using home made or commercial?


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