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CD Drive Issue.


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Hellblaza

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Hey guys. I've encountered another annoying problem.

My CD drive, doesn't seem to be connected. So it doesn't show up in My Computer. However, it responds normally to the eject button. So its connected and not connected in a way. I have had this problem before with a different, and I have changed the drive. However, I am not aware when this problem was present with the current drive. A friend suggested that my drive was "hidden".

Any advice is greatly appreciated. :)
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happyrock

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The popular CDGONE patch. CD drives may vanish in Windows Explorer, Device Manager, etc. if a third-party CD-burning package has been uninstalled and Registry references for some code modules aren't removed successfully. This patch and a reboot usually will restore the missing drives. Any third party package still required will then have to be re-installed.

Go to the link http://aumha.org/regfiles.htm ......

look for .....Restore Missing CD Drive .....a little over half way down........

if that doesn't help...get a new 40 pin 80 wire cable

Edited by happyrck, 24 April 2008 - 08:12 AM.

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Hellblaza

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No, the patch doesn't seem to work.

I think its the cable causing the problem. I'll get on to that.

Thanks anyways.
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