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DVD RW Drive (E:) GONE

Gateway M-6337 Notebook. A few days ago my dvd drive quit reading and/or writing. It is gone from "my computer", only c and d drives are present. E drive works, seems like disk is going to load as normal, and then zip, nothing. I have tried a number of different things found in forums and such, nothing has worked. I worked at this for 12 hours yesterday. Obviously I'm not very computer savvy. I have gone back and undone the things I tried, except I removed upper and lower filters in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE folder and in the bak file I don't know what to select to restore the filters. There, now you see who you are dealing with. Any help would be greatly appreciated, a FIX, I'll send you my last born child (he's 21.) Thank so much!

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