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I need cd rom help bad

I have a Toshiba Satelitte A205-S5867. I am having major cd rom drive problems.

My cd rom drive is not showing. I can't eject the disc that is in it. I have tried doing the device manager thing and it's not working. I had this problem before but last time I got a fixcd.reg code. I did that and everything was all fine until I shut down my computer this afternoon. I shut it down this morning and when I turned it back on it was still there. I had to shut down my computer for a program I installed and when I loaded it back up it was gone. I unistalled and got rid of the new program but I can't get my cd rom back.

It still says it's there in the device manager and still says it's working but it has NO location and has no information under the volume tab.

I am running with Windows Vista Home Premium.

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  • BMonkeyDX Dec 06, 2008

    I got it fixed with my own solution. I had to unistall a game I have having the disc still in while I shut down the computer was the problem. I just had to get the disc out the install the drive again. The only time it messed with my computer though is when I left it in

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Tyhere should be a pin hole in cd drive u insert a pin into to allow you to open the drive but what i suggest open the tower disconnect power to drive turn on comp then turn off then reinsert power to it then turn comp on to have it re reconize it or you can go control panel>settings>device manager(hardware manager) in there uninstall the cd drive then restart comp if this no fix find your cd rom drive updated drivers from their website if still no work buy a new one they not expensive

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