Somewhere along the way, my driver went AWOL. I have tried uninstalling the cdrom, even went as far as deleting the driver out of the registry. Can't get my cdrom to recognize or get the driver to install correctly. Acer Aspire/3680/Vista
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Try uninstalling and reinstalling the CDROM driver via the device manager.
Right Click on Computer. Click on Manage. Go to Device Manager.
Right Click on the CDRom driver. Uninstall. Restart the computer so that windows will generate the driver. Update it. You can either go to the website of the computer's manufacturer to get the updated version of the driver or do it automatically by using RadarSync.
goto my computer and right click, enter properties and find deice manager click on the (+) sign on dvd/cd rom drives, right click on update driver, use the internet once option and see if it finds an updated driver, if this dosent work reply to this post, good luck.
Give this a whirl:
CD-Rom stops working. After checking device manager you find an exclamation mark on the drive. It doesn't mean the drive is dead. It could be an upperfilter or lowerfilter registry issue that is keeping you from accessing the cd drive.
try looking in control panel>system>harware>device manager and see if there is a yellow exclamtion mark next to your cdrom, if there is right click it and make sure it is enabled, if it is click on properties and select update driver. If the driver update works and your cdrom works then fine, if not try uninstalling the cdrom drive then rebooting, this will be picked up as new hardware again and reinstalled. To uninstall it follow the instructions above to get to it and this time when you right click choose uninstall.
Go to Start>Control Panel>System>Hardware tab>Device manager. Click the + by DVD/CD-rom drives, see if your CDrom is listed. If it is, right click on it, and select Uninstall.
Reboot, and WIndows should find it, and reload it. If it doesn't show up, good chance your CDrom is dead.