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My sony CD Rom problem is that the computer is detecting the CD Drive but the CD Rom is not detecting the CDs

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Invest $40 in a brand-new CD/DVD reader/writer, since your current device has "died".

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Then you should clean you cd rom using a cleaner and stil if it doesn't respond you have to change the ROM

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SOURCE: the computer is detecting the CD rom but the cd

To fix this problem what you can do is to perform the steps below:
- click start > run and type "regedit" w/o qoutes
- once you access the REGISTRY EDITOR kindly open therse folder (each folder contains another folder) make sure to follow the below steps carefully.
- go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class
- insed the "class" folder look for {4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318} it is the CD/DVD rom drive.
- at the right part of the registry delete "upper" and "lower" filters name
- once done close the registry.

Go to device manager

- click start > run > type "devmgmt.msc"
- click the + sign beside CD/DVD drives
- right click and select properties
- go drivers tab
- and then select the button uninstall the driver
- RESTART THE COMPUTER

After restart all should be fine now.

Cheers . . .

Posted on Mar 17, 2011

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