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victor mizrahi

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whenever i try to play CDs for some reason my computer isnt recognizing it, when i go to my computer there is no CD drive what do i do?
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try cdgone here...scroll down to find it
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tried that, still didnt work!
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whenever i try to play CDs for some reason my computer isnt recognizing it, when i go to my computer there is no CD drive what do i do?


Alright, have you gone to Device Manager to see if your drive has been disabled or at minimum, does it list any error messages? If your drive isn't showing up in my computer, I would reboot the machine; however, if rebooting doesn't work, I would check Device Manager.
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first create a restore point...
then...

Click Start ... Run and type in regedit...click Ok

In the left pane, expand (click the +) HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE... SYSTEM...CurrentControlSet... then Control... Class and click on {4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318} In the right pane, are UpperFilters and/or LowerFilters listed...
if so...
Let's remove the filters. this should bring your drives back

Right click on {4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318} and choose Export... Save this to your desktop...name it... filters.old...

Right click on LowerFilters and choose ..Delete...accept the change.

Right click on UpperFilters and choose ..Delete.....accept the change.

Close Registry Editor and reboot. When Windows starts, you should have your drives back

Close Registry Editor and reboot. When Windows starts, you should have your drives back
if everything is now working properly...Right click on the file you saved to the desktop ...filters.old...click on delete...

Edited by happyrck, 06 April 2008 - 10:22 AM.

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that was the first thing i tried and it still didnt detect the drive!
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did the drive ever work right...

unplug from the wall ...reseat the connections to the cd drive including the end on the mobo unless its on the primary with the hard drive...
no joy get/borrow a known good drive and try it..

Edited by happyrck, 06 April 2008 - 10:28 AM.

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