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Cdplayer not mapped in MY computer

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I have a cd writer with dvd player in my laptop.This is shown as drive E in my computer.Now i cant see it now.pls help me to map it

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You need to get into your device manager and see if the CD is still showing up in there.
Do a "Scan for hardware changes" to see if it will relocate.
Is this a removable unit? If so, you may want to try removing and re-seating it.
Also, on start-up, go into the BIOS screen (usually F2 on boot) and see if it shows up in there.
But in past experience, when a CD stops responding to BIOS recognition, it was a sign that the unit has gone bad.

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