Context menu item "Format" missing on my DVD RW drive

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    Windows 11 Pro

    Frustratingly, there seems to be very little understanding (myself included) of the cause of this missing optical drive context menu "Format" issue. I am experiencing it right now, and it's operating system-related, not hardware. I've tried everything I've been able to find about the issue online, which is next to nothing. Anyone have anything new to add on this? It would be so appreciated. Thanks in advance and all the best.
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    7 X64

    open the Windows Registry Editor and delete the NoCDBurning DWORD key from two locations:


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  3. Posts : 2
    Windows 11 Pro

    This worked for me...

    So after I posted my last message in this thread a short while ago, I came across this information from Dell and it solved my problem:

    Hope this helps someone else, too.
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