DvD rom stopped working . . . please help

January 31, 2010 at 11:50:08
Specs: Windows Vista
my dvd rom just stopped working, when I turn on my computer, everything works fine but my dvd rom doesn't. the tray opens when I put in dvd or cd, it doen't work. when I open my computer, I cann't find it there. please help guys

thanks in advance


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#1
January 31, 2010 at 12:22:50
The Windows Registry may have become corrupted in the keys which are responsible for the cd-rom drive.

Download the CDROMFix.zip from here (direct download):

http://www.dslreports.com/r0/downlo...

Unzip it to extract CDROMFix.reg

Double-click that file and answer "Yes" at the prompt.

Reboot the PC.


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#2
January 31, 2010 at 12:38:30
E: CD-RW Has disappeared from XP

1. Click on START button, the click on RUN
2. Enter REGEDIT and press enter
3. When REGEDIT starts, open up the following folders
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
SYSTEM
CurrentControlSet
Control
Class
{4D36E965-E325 -11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}
4. After clicking on {4D36E965-E325 -11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318} you should see two settings on the right-hand side:
"Upperfilters"
"Lowerfilters"
Click on each of them, press DELETE and click YES.

Then close REGEDIT, shutdown & restart your PC


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#3
January 31, 2010 at 12:39:14
wow this one works . . . . thnx guys super jah bless

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