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Dell vostro 1510 Optical Drive


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Krutarth

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Hello,

I have dell vostro 1510 on XP which is unable to read CD's or DVD's. Also the Drive icon is also missing from My computer. I tried to install Driver from dell's website but no luck. Please help. Thanks
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rshaffer61

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:)

One of these may help:
1. Uninstall the drive through Device Manager.
Restart computer. The drive will be automatically reinstalled.
or...
2. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314060
Restart computer.
or...
3. Download, and run Restore Missing CD Drive patch
Double click on cdgone.zip to unzip it.
Right click on cdgone.reg, click Merge.
Accept registry merge.
Restart computer.
or...
4. Go to Device Manager, click a "+" sign next to IDE ATA/ATAPI Controllers.
You'll see two items:
- ATA Channel0 (or Primary Channel)
- ATA Channel1 (or Secondary Channel)
Right click on each of them, and click Uninstall. Confirm.
Restart Windows. They'll be automatically reinstalled.

Thank's to Broni for the instructions
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Hey

Thank you very much for the reply. Now before I do anything my laptop was froze. I tried to shut it down by pressing power button, it wasnt working. So what I did was I removed the battery from the back. Now its not turning on.
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Is it plugged in the wall for power now?
Putting the battery back in does it still not come on?
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