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How do i repair my corrupt or missing cd rom drive on my laptop? In device manager it has an exclamation mark over it? Uninstalling and reinstalling it does not bring it back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Either the drive has gone bad and will need replacing the Windows installation is corrupt.
I would first try reinstalling Windows and see if that fixes the issue. You will need to back up any data that you have before doing this.
If you still have the same problem then replace the drive. Below is a link to a manual on how to replace hardware on the laptop:

http://bizsupport.austin.hp.com/bc/docs/support/SupportManual/c01120667/c01120667.pdf

You can find more troubleshooting info on your laptop at the following link:

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/SupportTaskIndex.jsp?lang=en&cc=us&taskId=110&prodTypeId=321957&prodSeriesId=96235

Hope this helps!

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Click start control panel administrive tools,computer management,device manager scroll down cd-dvd rom drives you might see a yellow question mark ? right click you will have options to update driver,roll back driver,or select properties general troubleshoot, select driver click to reinstall drivers click update driver or uninstall then reinstall if this does not fix the problem it might be a registry problem if you cant see your disk drive in windows explorer
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If any of the above keys shown in step 4 are listed, right-click on them and choose Delete

After deleting the keys, close the registry editor
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Open My Computer and check to see if your CD or DVD drives have returned. You may also want to open Device Manager and verify that the yellow exclamation and error code on the CD or DVD drive is gone. or
you might have to physically unplug the leads for this cd/dvd then plug them back this should activate the found new hardware wizard or

you might have to uninstall then restart your computer then reinstall your DVD/CD then reinstall the driver for this device
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  3. Click Control Panel
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  5. Click the Hardware tab and then the Device Manager button or just the Device Manager tab.
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Hi,
Please go through the below provide steps.
Fixing Code 39 Error
If your CD-ROM drive is not visible in My Computer, you may see the following error message displayed with the CD or DVD drive item in your Device Manager. (Steps to open Device Manager are discussed later in the article.)
"Windows cannot load the device driver for this hardware. The driver may be corrupted or missing. (Code 39)"
Using Device Manager
To fix this error, first try to update the driver from the Device Manager. To open Device Manager, right-click My Computer on your Desktop, and then on the Hardware tab, select the Device Manager button.
In the Device Manager window, identify the CD or DVD drive item (with Yellow exclamation mark), right-click on it and select Update Driver. Follow the screen instructions to update the device driver and restart your PC.
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If updating the driver does not resolve the problem, it indicates that there is a problem in the registry. To fix this problem, you may have to remove a few keys from the registry.
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  2. On Start > Run type Regedit and press the Enter key.
  3. Next, navigate to the following registry key:
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  5. Restart your PC and open My Computer to ensure that the CD-ROM drive is visible.
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  7. Restart your PC and open My Computer to ensure that the CD-ROM drive is visible.
  8. Also, open the Device Manager again to ensure that the yellow exclamation mark and the error code is now gone.
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