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Windows 7: Cannot access any optical drives

12 Apr 2012   #11
Anak

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Win 7 Home Premium 64bit Ver 6.1.7600 Build 7601 - SP1
 
 



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Create a Backup of your registry.

And, if you see any that have a .bak as an extension, it is your option, you can either leave them or delete.
Remember to reboot.

If you leave them, then go back, and delete them also.
Remember to reboot.

Go back to Device Manager, and see if you have any warnings...

See if you can access your Drives.
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Quote:
What he said!

Create a Backup of your registry.

And, if you see any that have a .bak as an extension, it is your option, you can either leave them or delete.
Remember to reboot.

See if you can access your Drives.
Go to Device Manager, and see if you have any warnings...

If you leave them, then go back, and delete them also.
Remember to reboot.

Go back to Device Manager, and see if you have any warnings...

See if you can access your Drives.



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12 Apr 2012   #12
chris1neji

Windows 8 64 bit PRO
 
 

I had this problem before in a laptop, Cyclic suggestion should do the job. I remember modifying upper and lower filters inside the registry
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