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dvd/cd driver not working

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My problem is, I want to burn some pictures on a CD, but my laptop does not recognize that I put in a CD. When i put the CD in, my computer starts working, stops, and nothing happened. My Driver is a MATSHITA UJDA740 DVD/CDRW. Any help is appreciated.
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Faizan Ern Prince

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Hello, Does the CD Drive come up in My Computer?
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:welcome: Epos

One of these may help:
1. Uninstall the drive through Device Manager.
Restart computer. The drive will be automatically reinstalled.
2. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314060
Restart computer.
3. Download, and run http://www.dougknox...._cd_dvd_fix.htm
Double click on cdgone.zip to unzip it.
Right click on cdgone.reg, click Merge.
Accept registry merge.
Restart computer.
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.

Thanks to Broni for the above instructions :thumbsup:
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