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Windows 7: help. my computer wont recognize my cd drive.

17 Feb 2010   #1

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help. my computer wont recognize my cd drive.

i recently installed a windows xp operating system down from windows 7 which i had before. but it wont recognize the cd drive. i have a compaq presario v5000 and the drive is a toshiba. it worked fine before but it would not recognize so i restored to previous dates. but now since i formated everything i cant restore. please help.

av tried
- start > run > sysdm.cpl
- click on "Hardware" tab
- click on "Device Manager"
- click on "Action" menu
- then click on "Scan for Hardware Changes"

and av tried to copy the code
indows Registry Editor Version 5.00






but it doesnt work

My System SpecsSystem Spec


 help. my computer wont recognize my cd drive.

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