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Issues with Portable DVD Writer Drive +/-RW External Drive


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Oct 20, 2021
I use a portable external DVD Writer Drive on my desktop. The computer is a custom gaming system. It has no internal DVD drive/burner. I unplugged the drive from my system and since then my problems started on my desktop. Whenever I try to delete a photo or file off my desktop I have to hit F5 to refresh then the deleted goes away.

What device you are using?
Desktop PC w/ portable DVD writer

What OS or Firmware is your device running on?
Windows 10 Pro

What steps have you taken already to try to fix the issue?
Deleted software associated with External DVD Writer Drive

If the issues are with a certain app, what version of the app are you running?
Not an app

Are there any specific error messages you get? If so, what are they?
No error messages
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