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My HP dv9610us doesn't see my DVD player. Not seen in "My Computer" and not n the "Device Manager"

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It is recommended to uninstall and re-install DVD Drive from Device Manager.

If your system fails to detect the optical drive, then check for the driver in the Device Manager list.

If the required driver is not listed, uninstall and re-install the optical disk driver to the Device Manager.

A corrupt DVD drive may also require reinstallation of the driver. If it is an old and well-used Drive, the problem of strange sounds may be due to a burnt out DVD read head.

If the DVD Drive is able to read only CDs but not DVDs then this means that the hardware is fine, but the problem is with the registry.

So, check the registry error and fix it.

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Hope this information helps you.

Posted on Jul 21, 2011


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