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Presrio X1000 DVD/CD Rom driver not working

TOSHIBA ODD-DVD SD-R6252 after i installed Windows latest service patch, my driver cannot be found. I have uninstalled the patch but still no DVD's or CD's can be read. I can't repair as i woudl need to use the drive to re-install?
Any ideas please?

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From Microsoft KB :
This method provides step-by-step instructions for how to use Registry Editor to delete the following corrupted Registry entries:

  • UpperFilters
  • LowerFilters
Step 1: Start Registry Editor loadTOCNode(3, 'whattotry'); Start Registry Editor. Step 2: Delete the UpperFilters registry entry loadTOCNode(3, 'whattotry');
  1. In Registry Editor, expand My Computer, and then expand HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE.
  2. Expand SYSTEM, and then expand CurrentControlSet.
  3. Expand Control, and then expand Class.
  4. Under Class, click {4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}.
  5. In the details pane of Registry Editor, on the right side, click UpperFilters.

    Note You may also see an UpperFilters.bak registry entry. You do not have to remove that entry. Click UpperFilters only.
    • If you see the UpperFilters registry entry in the details pane of Registry Editor, go to step 6.
    • If you do not see the UpperFilters registry entry, you still might have to remove the LowerFilters registry entry. To do this, go to "Step 3: Delete the LowerFilters registry entry."
  6. On the Edit menu, click Delete.
  7. Click Yes when you receive the following message: Are you sure you want to delete this value?
The UpperFilters registry entry is removed. Step 3: Delete the LowerFilters registry entry loadTOCNode(3, 'whattotry');
  1. In the details pane of Registry Editor, on the right side, click LowerFilters.

    Note You might see a LowerFilters.bak registry entry. You do not have to remove that entry. Click LowerFilters only.

    If you do not see the LowerFilters registry entry, unfortunately this content is unable to help you any more. Go to the "Next Steps" section for information about how you can find more solutions or more help on the Microsoft Web site.
  2. On the Edit menu, click Delete.
  3. Click Yes when you receive the following message: Are you sure you want to delete this value?The LowerFilters registry entry is removed.
  4. Exit Registry Editor.
Step 4: Restart your computer loadTOCNode(3, 'whattotry'); Restart your computer. After you have done this, try to access the CD or DVD drive. If you can access the CD or DVD drive, and if you do not receive an error message, the problem is resolved. You can reinstall your CD or DVD writing or recording software.

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