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Windows 7: Cd\dvd drive missing!

23 May 2010   #11
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AnthonyNisbet View Post
ive tried but the file isnt fixing it anymore hence y i thought i dreamt it lol its asking me if im sure i want to edit the registry ive clicked yes and it says all the values have been added.. i reboot and nothing...
Please refer to the link a gave and follow the procedure given there instead of using a .reg file.

If following the instructions given by Microsoft in that knowledge base article does not work, then I have no further ideas.


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22 Aug 2010   #12
bertie11

Windows 8.1.1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by merkat106 View Post
Attachment 74370

Here's a little fix a tech buddy gave me.

It's a registry file. Run it then reboot and your drive should return
Whenever I try to download this reg file it shows as xpcp.download! Why so?
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22 Aug 2010   #13
bertie11

Windows 8.1.1
 
 

Your CD or DVD drive cannot read or write media[/QUOTE]

karlsnooks

I had occasion to try out your link and it worked! I had already removed the old drivers 3 times but the fault stayed.
Thanks
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22 Aug 2010   #14
neo101

WIN7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

You seem to be a 'serial' dvd loser!
Spooky!

Losing CD-ROM drive
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22 Aug 2010   #15
1Bowtie

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Possibly loose connection with all the abuse a laptop takes
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23 Aug 2010   #16
AllTheWay

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by merkat106 View Post
Attachment 74370

Here's a little fix a tech buddy gave me.

It's a registry file. Run it then reboot and your drive should return
Thank you for posting this. Fixed my problem right away. Thank you again!!!
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23 Aug 2010   #17
bertie11

Windows 8.1.1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by neo101 View Post
You seem to be a 'serial' dvd loser!
Spooky!

Losing CD-ROM drive
Well, the last time was on my sife's Acer, that turned out to be a registry problem and this latest one was on my new HP, a month old and is just sits on my desk, hardly moves until I go away so its not movement or usage.

Serial loser? Don't like the sound of that!
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