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Blue Screen Again
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Registered: ‎11-05-2010
Location: Brooklyn New York
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X201 DVD in UltraBase Default Off

A new X201 using Windows 7 and a standard hard drive, when connected to the UltraBase, the ultraslim DVD device bears a red check forcing an opening of My Computer to find the drive and then right click to turn it on.  Is there a way to change the DVD device default to "On" avoiding these extra steps.

Thanks for your help.

ELIF

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Re: X201 DVD in UltraBase Default Off

do you have your thinkvantage power manager installed? if so, go into it. Then do the following:

1) under power plan and in the current power mode that you are in

2) select the drop down bar under system settings.

3) then disable any automatic optical power off features that you see.
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Also, is this problem occurring in all power plans?
Regards,

Jin Li

May this year, be the year of 'DO'!

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Blue Screen Again
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Re: X201 DVD in UltraBase Default Off

Thank you for your concise and helpful response.  The problem is solved thanks to you!

 

Elif

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