Question about Dell OptiPlex GX240 PC Desktop
Ok my optiplex 240 dvd drive kept getting stuck and my kids would hit the top and it would open any finally it wouldnt open any more so i took it out the disk inside was in a million pieces so i thought ill replace it with to old cd writer in the old compaq we had put away. anyway installation went fine no probs. but there is no d drive on the computer anymore ive tried add hardware but it says there isn;t any how do i get the cd drive to appear
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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Click on Start, Run, and type regedit and press Enter
Click on the plus signs (+) next to the following folders
This folder is the DVD/CD-ROM Drive Class Description in the registry. Look for any of the following names in the right hand column.
If any of the above keys shown in step 4 are listed, right-click on them and choose Delete
After deleting the keys, close the registry editor
Reboot your computer
Open My Computer and check to see if your CD or DVD drives have returned. You may also want to open Device Manager and verify that the yellow exclamation and error code on the CD or DVD drive is gone.
hope this helps you
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