Replaced laptop cdrw/dvd drive issue

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  1. failurbydesign

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    I replaced a Toshiba laptop cdrw/dvd drive with THIS one same make and model, but when i switched out the drive, the new drive doesn't show in the laptop at all? Any ideas???
     
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    What does the BIOS say? What does Disk Management say? Anything in Device Manager? Is the drive secure and locked in?
     
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    Device Manager i get nothing, its locked in, it cant go in any farther..bios..not sure how to tell!
     
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    I made sure the drive was 100% secure locked in, i dont know how to tell in the bios and do you think i need drivers?
     
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    bump? I need to get this fixed in order to run the windows cd to fix windows..im stummped!