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DVD/CD Drive Not Recognized

I have Vista (which I hate) and I have lost all recognition to my CD/DVD playing capability. Under "computer" I only show C and D disk drives...no CD/DVD drive. What to do?

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  • RobSliter Dec 25, 2008

    I have the same problem and the registry editing fix did not work...

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This issue would be resolved with a simple step which i have provided below.

Click Start, click Run, type regedit and then click OK. Registry Editor starts.

In Registry Editor, expand My Computer, and then expand and open
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE>SYSTEM>CurrentControlSet>Control>Class
Under Class, click {4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}
In the right pane (topic area), right click UpperFilter and delete the entry, also right click Lower Filter and delete the entry.

Close the Registry Editor and Restart the computer.

I am sure that this will work for you.

Please do rate the solution.
All The Best
Sammy

Posted on Oct 31, 2008

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