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Windows 7: My DVD/CDROM not working after update

13 Apr 2011   #1
Enphilistor

Windows home premium x64
 
 
My DVD/CDROM not working after update

Hello, After the latest update my dvd drive, which is an hl-dt-st-dvdram gt32n is not showing in windows explorer. I cannot burn anything. Windows explorer hangs repeatedly and I can't do a clean shutdown at all. I went to device manager and it told me that Windows did not start a related device driver. I tried to update the driver but the scan is still running after 2 hours. I'm running window 7 x64 home premium with 4GB of memory. The computer is an asus k52f core i3. Any help would be appreciated. Is this this e the correct forum?


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13 Apr 2011   #2
RealPetChicken

Windows Seven Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

In device manager, try and do a roll back to install your old driver. Unless you need to have the latest update.
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13 Apr 2011   #3
theog

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13 Apr 2011   #4
Enphilistor

Windows home premium x64
 
 

Thank you for your suggestions. I will post again when I've tried them.
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19 Apr 2011   #5
Enphilistor

Windows home premium x64
 
 

The suggestions worked. I used regedit to change the drive type then rebooted. Thank y
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20 Apr 2011   #6
theog

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You are welcome.
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