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My HP Pavilion dv2000 laptop does not recongize a cd/dvd drive

The cd/dvd drive is not being recongized at all. It's not showing under "my computer" or windows media. Please help me!

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  • jvogs Dec 20, 2008

    my computer wont show up any dvd or cd rom drive

  • lakatalina Jan 04, 2009

    Hello, I have the same laptop, the same problem. (HP pavilion dv2000). A few days ago my computer stopped to recognise its cd/dvd drive. The drive itself works and drives cds and dvds, only the computer doesn't knw about it. Any ideas? What do I do after finding ADD Vizard?

  • Anonymous Apr 08, 2009

    I am having the same problem I turn on my laptop and sometimes the DVD optical drive is recognized but more often than not the dvd rom is not found ANYWHERE. I transport my laptop frequently but I have never dropped or misused it. Help me please!

  • lakatalina May 11, 2010

    What if i have vista on my computer? Will it still work, and work the same way? By the way, thx for the quick reply.

  • frigillanaar
    frigillanaar Feb 11, 2013

    Can you help me, because I can't find my cd/dvd rom drive in my computer and also in the control pannel

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One thing that worked for me is the following registry edits per the microsoft website. Link below

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314060

Good Luck

Suzu

Posted on Jan 06, 2009

  • beretta2211 Jun 15, 2011

    Its definately a hardware problem, not software!... i updated all of my drivers, and used the microsoft support diagnosis.. and it said there was no response from the driver... i gave the disk drive some firm taps from the bottom and she sang like a bird and started working again.. i guess i'll keep doing that untill it dies out and i'll replace the disk drive... hope this helps anybody.

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    frigillanaar Feb 11, 2013

    My cd drive is not working but the program is missing?! how can I fix my cd rom?

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I punched the drive and it started to work again... hahaha seriously. Restarted and it worked great!

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Try using ADD Hardware wizard inside control panel..

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Hi,
HP Pavilion DV6000 Notebook main problem's are Power Problem, Vista Error etc..
For these problems you can visit a link by just Click Here .
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