Posted on 2002-03-03
I am having a weird problem with my CDRW drive that I have never seen before. If I boot up my machine normally, the CDRW drive will not work. (The amber light on the front of the drive will stay on and the drive cant be opened or used in any way). However, if I flip the switch on the back of the power supply off, wait 5 seconds, then flip it on and boot up.... the CDRW works fine. I originally thought the motherboard (ABIT KT7) and the CDRW (TDK) didnt work well together. So I returned the CDRW and bought a new one. But that didnt fix the problem. Is this a power supply issue? maybe a motherboard issue?