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Windows 7: My DVD drive is gone?!!

15 Sep 2010   #1

Windows 7 32bit.
 
 
My DVD drive is gone?!!

HELP!My DVD drive is gone! When i click on Computer it's just not there! ( it was there about 2-3 weeks ago.. And i HAVEN'T toutched my computers inside! ) I have Read on some forums that some programs will work... they didn't.. so please help me you guys!

Programs Used:
CD-DVD-Fix.exe (don't work)
DVDRepair.exe (don't work)

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15 Sep 2010   #2

Systems 1 and 2: Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Win 8 Developer
 
 

Look at device manager to see if the drive is located there. If so, is there a yellow warning?
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15 Sep 2010   #3

Windows 7 32bit.
 
 

Im so sorry but my English iiiiiiiiis a bit bad xD so, is it under...? sorry :/

PS: i have been useing DaemonTool. But i deleted it!
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15 Sep 2010   #4

Systems 1 and 2: Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Win 8 Developer
 
 

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15 Sep 2010   #5

Windows 7 32bit.
 
 

There is no yellow dots. ( But there is also no DVD Drive..)

But when i insert a DVD i can hear it working on the DVD.
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15 Sep 2010   #6
gaz

Windows 7 X64 Bit
 
 

i had this problem once and it was a simple case of a loose connection,open youre tower and unplug then reinsert it,follow all wires from it to all connctions ant just check they are all firmly in
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15 Sep 2010   #7

Windows 7 32bit.
 
 

hmm okay. let me try that

Nope! didn't work.. Checked in My Coputer AND Device Manager
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15 Sep 2010   #8

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Windows 7 Pro 64 SP1
 
 

Can you post a screenshot of disk management screen, Type diskmgmt.msc in start menu search.

My DVD drive is gone?!!-disk.jpg

What other changes have you done since the last time it worked?


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15 Sep 2010   #9

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

What make & model is your DVD drive? IDE or Sata Drive ?
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15 Sep 2010   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

These are the exact types of things that I like to use system restore points for. Can you try restoring back to a point in time where you knew the drive was working?
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