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Windows 7: CD Drive Error

24 Apr 2018   #1

Windows 7 Professional x64
CD Drive Error

When I try to play a cd i get the error shown in the video
I have to right click on the cd drive and click auto play in order to be able to play the cd.
Please let me know of any possible solutions to the problem,
Windows cannot access the specified device, path or file - YouTube

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24 Apr 2018   #2

Windows 10 64 bit

That sounds more like a problem with the media player and not a problem with the CD drive.
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24 Apr 2018   #3

Win 10 x64, Linux Lite, Win 7 x64, BlackArch, Kali, VMWare Workstation Player, OpenVPN

Hi 72010,

Welcome to SevenForums.

Open Computer > right-click > choose create shortcut
on desktop > right click shortcut you just created
choose > properties
Your path should be:

If it's not:
searchbox type
computer management
click on it
click on disk management
scroll down to CD ROM
right-click on CD-ROM 0
change drive letter and path
popup change
scroll down to E
click OK
click OK
close disk management

If you still have issue:
How to Reinstall Windows Media Player in Windows 7 to Solve Problems
My System SpecsSystem Spec

24 Apr 2018   #4

Windows 7 Professional x64

Thank you Snick for your suggestions but unfortunately after trying all the steps I'm still having the same problem
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26 Apr 2018   #5

Windows 7 Professional x64

Ok the problem has been solved, I made a new user account and it works normally on the new user account
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