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Hardware I've got a Dell Inspiron B130, The dvd/cd drive is not working properly. It's like it does not recognize that drive. Cd's and dvd's won't play. Help...

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This happened to me and i called a dell support guy and he fixed it!!!

This is what you do...

Start the Run Command Prompt

Type in "regedit" without the parrenthesis then click ok






Then find {4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}

The whole thing looks like this:

Then delete the upper and lower filters....


*** i found this in another forum, it was not written by me but it worked for me
**** Please note that this is a solution for this SPECIFIC problem, if you are having another problem dont use it!!

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You DVD/CD and your hard drive are the two things in your computer with moving parts and they are usually what break first. Your problem is either broken hardware or something software related. If the problem is hardware then the solution is to get a replacement DVD/CD. If it's software it can take some work to figure out. The first step is this:

Click on Start->Control Panel and then double click on System. Click on the Hardware tab and then Device Manager. You should see an item labeled DVD/CD-ROM Drives. Is it there? If it is, are there any question marks or exclamation points next to it? If not, double click on it....a window should open. Does it say this device is operating normally or does it tell you something is wrong?

If everything looks OK you most likely have a hardware problem. Let me know what you find and I'll try to help more.

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