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Old 12-31-2007, 01:21 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default CD Drive not being recognized

Title pretty much says it all. when i go into "my computer" its not there and when i put a CD in its nothing happens. its a compaq laptop. i tried looking for drivers but there was just a firmware update.

any help would be VERY apreciated. thanks
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Old 12-31-2007, 03:41 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: CD Drive not being recognized

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 arenít 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.

Hope it works

http://aumha.org/downloads/cdgone.zip
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