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Windows 7: Blu-ray sata drive not showing up in explorer.

12 Oct 2011   #11


Bought a cheap sata card installed drivers off disk and the BD rom now works....Comes out of sleep anyway.

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22 Mar 2013   #12

win7 64-bit
LG BH10LS38 now seen by Win7 64-bit

I had the same problem with my LG BH10LS38 blu ray writer. According to Windows, it was a "driver_not_signed-problem" very peculiar, because it was Windows own driver...
So I searched around the internet for solutions. The possibility of hitting F8 when starting Windows (and then choose "start without driver bla bla.." at the bottom of the screen, was a work_around, but not good enough.
The use of BCDEDIT.EXE plus a lot of different settings did not help either.
Finally I came across a regedit setting, combined with updating with a free driver - found here: LG CD, DVD & BlueRay Drivers for Windows XP, Vista & Windows 7
solved the problem.
The regedit setting:
<LI class="step ">HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM. The subkey you want is 4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318 (this is within brackets also). Click on this subkey.

<LI class="step ">4 Delete the "UpperFilters" registry entry by clicking on it within the editor's right pane, going to the edit menu and selecting "Delete." A dialog box will pop up asking you to confirm the deletion; click on "Yes" when it appears. There might also be a "UpperFilters.bak" entry in this pane; do not delete this one.

<LI class="step ">5 Use the same procedure to delete the "LowerFilters" registry entry. Close the registry editor.

I did not hade any "upper" only lower, which I deleted.
Now it is working.
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