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My acer aspire 5100 seems to have lost the cd/dvd drive. I have tried uninstalling it but this doesn't seem to have worked.

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Reset the DATA cable and try if not then delete the upper and lower filter from HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class\{4D36E965-E325-11­CE-BFC1-08002BE10318} and restart the system it should work


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Kindly follow the following steps..

1. Go to Device manager. Click on the + sign beside IDE drives. Right click on the dvd drive and select uninstall. Restart the computer. It should get installed automatically as it is a generic driver.

2. Go to run > type regedit > go to the following key
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