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Does the drive appear in the BIOS ? If not recognized there, Windows won't see it. Do you have more than one DC or DVD drive? If so make sure the jumpers are set cs on both or master on one and slave on the other. The jumpers are on the back by the power and flat cable connections.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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Start, Run, and type regedit and press
Click on the plus signs (+) next to the following folders
is the DVD/CD-ROM Drive Class Description in the registry. Look for any of the
following names in the right hand column.
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.
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make sure that the cdrw/dvd combo is getting enough power test all leads that are attached to the cd rom including electical extensions and make sure they have a secure connection or just replace them there might be bad/faulty or
your drivers may have been corrupted or you might have a virus run your antivrus program
you might have to physically unplug the leads for this cdrw/dvd combo then plug them back in this will activate found new hardware wizard or
you might have to uninstall then reinstall your cd rom or uninstall the driver then reinstall for this device ?
control panel admistrive tools,computer management,device manager scroll down cdrw/dvd drives?right click you can? you can update driver,roll back driver,or select properties general troubleshoot, select driver? click to reinstall drivers click update driver or uninstall then reinstall
hope this helps
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