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Can not upload anything from the cd drive onto the computer

The device manager is giving me a code 41. it will not upload anything & now my cd drive e on the computer part of the start area is missing. I also can not back up any of my files onto cds.

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  • Marjorie Hughes Dec 03, 2008

    Hi RICHARDM69,



    Thanks for responsding to my problem with my cd - r/rw not reading/uploading/dowloading anything. I printed out your response and tried to fix this problem & I have found another problem. I have no idea what a Registry Editor is or where to find it on the computer. Can you help me with that?



    Thanks



    hughes6568

  • Jay Glendenning
    Jay Glendenning May 11, 2010

    I would offer this :

    With the computer "running" as you state (lights on etc), can you open the CD drive to access it?

    If so insert a bootable CD (i.e. XP, antivirus, etc)

    Reboot machine and see if it asks about booting to CD

    ... I wait to for your reply before I go further



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WARNING: If you use Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that you can solve problems that result from using Registry Editor incorrectly. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.

To resolve this behavior, follow these steps:
Start Registry Editor (Regedt32.exe).
Locate the UpperFilters value under the following key in the registry:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Contro l\Class\{4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}

On the Edit menu, click Delete, and then click OK.
Locate the LowerFilters value under the same key in the registry:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Contro l\Class\{4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}

On the Edit menu, click Delete, and then click OK.
Quit Registry Editor.NOTE: After you remove the Upperfilters value and the Lowerfilters value, if you notice lost functionality in a particular program, such as CD recording software, you may need to reinstall that software. If the problem recurs, consult with the software vendor for assistance.


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    SEE SOLUTION ONE ABOVE BUT HEED THE WARNING..NEED ASSISTANCE FURTHER CONTACT ME AT FIXYA OR ONE OF OUR EXPERTS.THANKS FOR THE RES PONCE AND DO NOT FORGET TO RATE THE STAFF AND MEMBERS WHEN ASKED.RICHARDM69

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