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Disk drive wont open/eject computer says no cd drive detected also says this drive is running properly w/ most current updates

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  • dudebro79 Jan 03, 2011

    this was helpful but does not solve the overall problem of the computer not detecting the cd drive as well as not detecting any type of disc

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There should be a tiny hole in the cd drive get a paper clip and push it it will open the cd draw

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

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If any of the above keys shown in step 4 are listed, right-click on them and choose Delete

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