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DVD drive has dissappeared

Hi,
I could have removed my D drive in th safely remove hardware(Bottom right of XP Prof.) Have and external hard drive and when removing it, I think it could have clicked on D-drive.
My problm is that when I uninstall my built in Dvd-rom and search hardware to reinstall it, I always get the yellow exclamation mark and the drive is not visible. I cannot seem to find a driver to download that would replace the incorrect driver that xp always find. At present I show no D-drive. Also when booting my computer with the operating system in the d-drive it has no effect
Can you please Help!

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  • Anonymous Sep 29, 2008

    yes i have the same problem

  • juncai Nov 22, 2008

    I HAVE THE SAME PROBLEM THAT MY dvd rom is not working also... please give me the driver to installion thanks

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Hello Ungeni

Can you post me the error code you get in the device manager.

Windows doesn't allow you to remove buildin devices from safely remove hardware.

If your error code is 31,32,19,39 or 41
this should solve your problem
http://www.fixya.com/support/r548399-fix_non_working_cd_dvd_shows_in_device


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