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My computer Cd/dvd drive doesn't work after a computer tech fixed my operating system. It crashed. The drive opens, but it does not show in device manager. Then opening a program it says no cd/dvd device found? bwoodgirl24@yahoo.com is my wifes email. Please email or cal me 321-652-4964

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Check the jumper settings of your cd drive put in slave, if hard disk is in master , checkthe data cable or replace the data cable and check

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I have msi laptop , my optiarc dvd Rw ad-7530b ata device doesn't work and not showing. when i go for update, it's give me error on registery. and i go for run i didn't find the folder li


Click start control panel administration tools computer management device manager scroll down cd-dvd rom drives you might see a yellow question /exclamation mark ? ! or a red X right click to update driver You might have to physically unplug the leads for this cd/dvd computer then plug them back in restart your this should activate the found new hardware wizard. If this does not fix the problem it might be a registry problem "you only need to do the following" if you cant see your disk drive in windows explorer Close all open programs Click on Start, Run, and type regedit and press Enter Click on the plus signs (+) next to the following folders HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE SYSTEM CurrentControlSet Control Class {4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318} This folder is the DVD/CD-ROM Drive Class Description in the registry. Look for any of the following names in the right hand column. Upper Filters Lower Filters Upper Filters.bak Lower Filters.bak 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
Reboot your computer
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. if this fails to fix the problem

It could be a problem with the lens you could use a liquid type lens cleaner place 2-3 drops on top of a cd/dvd then run it

Feb 06, 2013 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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Hi my computer doesn't see dvd/cd drives .When i pull it up in device manager it shows drives but they have a yellow exclamation point in front of drives what can i do . thanks hotrize


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
Close all open programs

Click on Start, Run, and type regedit and press Enter
Click on the plus signs (+) next to the following folders

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE

SYSTEM

CurrentControlSet

Control

Class

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

This folder is the DVD/CD-ROM Drive Class Description in the registry. Look for any of the following names in the right hand column.

Upper Filters

Lower Filters

Upper Filters.bak

Lower Filters.bak

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
Reboot your computer

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
if your computer came with a motherboard disk the drivers could be on it
click start control panel administrive tools computer management device manager scroll down cd dvdrom drives if you see a yellow question or exclamation mark? ! or a red x right click you will need to update the driver or
select properties general troubleshoot, select driver click to reinstall drivers click update driver
hope this helps you

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CD player will not work


Try a different CD. iIf the computer doesn't recognize it at all, listen for the drive to spin and look for a blinking light on the CD tray. These signs do not necessarily mean the CD drive isn't broken. I would find the model number of your laptop and do a search on eBay for a replacement CD drive. These are very easy to switch out. If the new one works, then you're set. If it doesn't work, there may be an issue with your motherboard.

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No system disk has been found, insert CD and press any key to continue. There is a black screen on my PC, no matter what CD I put in, or pressing any key, the message above just appear again on the...


this problem come from your har drive
your hard drive not recognized by motherboard
to solve, open your computer, disconnect hard drive cable then connect again
then turn on your computer
this problem usually found on computer with sata hard drive

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When i click on my computer to show the drives.my hard drives show but my cd and dvd does not show. windows says that the drivers loaded but cant find the devices. so i shut down to reboot then i pressed...


have you tried changing the lead that is used to connect the drives. Also if you are connecting more than one cd or dvd then try connecting just one to see if they are detected . If they are detected on there own then you have not set the jumpers on the back and they are conflicting over who is master or who is slave. there is three settings on the jumper master slave and cable select

Mar 12, 2011 | Abit Fatal1ty FP-IN9 SLI Motherboard

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Neither of my CD rom drives are working in my E310 Dell dimension desktop, they stopeed working quite sometime ago. I never used them much other than installing some programs on the machine when I first...


Start by going to (I'm assuming Windows XP) My Computer->Manage and then selecting Device Manager Under DVD/CD Rom devices, see if you have any yellow exclamation marks. We need to make sure all of your devices are "seen" by the system and that the drivers for them are installed.
Note: DELL usually has their own drivers, so you would need to go to the DELL support site and get them. I would recommend doing this to start and get everything up to date.

Mar 28, 2010 | Dell Dimension E310 PC Desktop

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My Laptop no longer recognizes that it has a DVD/CD drive


If you can, remove unit from laptop and start laptop without CD/DVD. It is usually fairly simple to remove. Maybe a few screws in bottom of laptop. Cut off laptop and reinstall. Restart and windows should find it.

Jun 28, 2009 | Acer Aspire 9300-5349 Notebook

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My computer crashed so I bought a recovery disk from tech guys, trying to do a full distructive recovery i get an error code 04 how can i fix i Advent 7113 laptop computer


Hi there.
Error code 04 means that the CD cannot be read properly, take the CD out and make sure its clean, also get a CD/DVD lens cleaner and clean the lens on the CD drive.
Please post back if you need any more help.

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Drive not showing in WinXP (error code 39)Liteon Combo SOHC-5236v


After loading the Windows, the DVD/CD-ROM drives work properly, but we can not see the drives in “My Computer” (System can not recognize the drives.). When try to run the drives, it shows up a notice “Windows cannot load the device driver for this hardware. The driver may be corrupted or missing. (Code39).” Before solving this error, check the drives connection correctly, then follow the steps below:
Delete Device Manager. Most people will firstly think of Windows “Find New Hardware” when drives missed, but it does not always work out. To fix the problem: open “My Computer”’ “Control Panel” ’“System”’“Device Manager”’ “HDC(Hard Disk Controller) ”, then click “Delete”. Follow the note to reboot computer. After rebooting, the computer will find the Primary IDE Controller and Secondary IDE Controller again and install the drivers. Restart the computer again while the installation is completed. In this, we can get back our CD/DVD-ROM Drives.

The other way is by editing the registry to return the missed CD/DVD-ROM drives (Code 39 error.). Obviously, it is too risky to edit the registry if you are not familiar with it. To fix the error from the registry, carry out the following steps:
Exit and close all applications currently running on your PC.
Step1. Click Start > Run and type in Regedit, press Enter.
Step2. Look for the following registry key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class\ {4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}
Delete any of the following registry entries under this key directory:
LowerFilters
LowerFilters.bak
UpperFilters
UpperFilters.bak
Step3. Reboot your PC and open My Computer to check that the CD-ROM drive is visible.
Also, have a look at the Device Manager to see if the yellow exclamation mark and the error code 39 are gone.

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Article Source: How to fix DVD/CD-ROM drives (Code 39 error) in Windows XP or Vista
Posted on 2 January '09 by , under TECH NEWS.

This worked for me.

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