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Windows 7: cd/dvd drive showing up as bd-rom drive

23 Jan 2011   #1
cowboy1bebop

Windows 7 professional x86
 
 
cd/dvd drive showing up as bd-rom drive

I have an HP dv6000 as of recently my cd/dvd drive has been working fine, now it is showing its self as a bd-rom drive. It is not a bd drive, and it does not read anything. I have put in cds, movies, and program disks, and it spins them for a few seconds then stops. when I right click on my E:\ drive, bd-rom drive, and go to properties under hardware it is showing Hitachi then a product number of some sort, and ATA device. I assume this is the actual divce, but it also shows what seems to be a random string of letters and numbers then SCSI CD-ROM drives. I have gone into device manager and removed the second of the two, with no luck. I have removed both from device manager and restarted, still no go. I have gone into regedit and removed the upper and lower, which actually there where no lower, from Class\{4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318 in local machine, and restarted. When I removed the fillters there where about 14 of those 4d36e..... some did and some didnt have and upper fillter, and none as I said had lower. I am stuck with reinstalling windows, which I dont want to do. Please help


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23 Jan 2011   #2
mckillwashere

Windows 7 x86/x64, Server 2008r2, Web Server 2008
 
 

Have you tried to uninstall or roll the drivers back?
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23 Jan 2011   #3
cowboy1bebop

Windows 7 professional x86
 
 

O ya forgot to add that can't roll back drivers, have tried uninstalling both, and both are saying they are up-to-date.
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23 Jan 2011   #4
mckillwashere

Windows 7 x86/x64, Server 2008r2, Web Server 2008
 
 

The pc was originally windows vista correct?
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23 Jan 2011   #5
cowboy1bebop

Windows 7 professional x86
 
 

You are correct. ... are you thinking compatability manager, I'll go try
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23 Jan 2011   #6
cowboy1bebop

Windows 7 professional x86
 
 

nerver mind its not reading any disks so it wont pick it up
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23 Jan 2011   #7
mckillwashere

Windows 7 x86/x64, Server 2008r2, Web Server 2008
 
 

Under the properties for the drive what is the model number?
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23 Jan 2011   #8
cowboy1bebop

Windows 7 professional x86
 
 

Hts543225l9a300
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23 Jan 2011   #9
mckillwashere

Windows 7 x86/x64, Server 2008r2, Web Server 2008
 
 

that's a hard drive
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23 Jan 2011   #10
1Bowtie

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

System spec's would really help so we could get an idea what kind of drive we are talking about. It may be a cd-rom drive and your trying to play a dvd, need more info to go on.
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