6 Replies Latest reply: Feb 3, 2013 11:26 AM by keithfromchesterfield
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I am running Mountain Lion and I bootcamped Windows 8... this is a fresh install.


1. I installed Windows 8 and the DVD is still working

2. I installed Bootcamp software via DVD and was asked to reboot

3. I reboot my iMac

4. Now, my friggin DVD doesnt work anymore...

5. I look at My Computer and it's gone.

6. I look at the device manager and it's not there

7. I showed hidden devices and the hl-dt-st dvdrw ga32 is there (disabled of course)

8. i am writing to apple community after a night of searching for a solution in vain.



please help me. i really need my DVD drive


thanks in advance

iMac, Mac OS X (10.6.8), 2011 iMac 21.5-inch 2.7GHz Stock