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Old 12-08-2005, 06:49 PM   #1 (permalink)
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my friend has accidentally deleted the cd drive on his computer, do you know any way he could retain this back? he cannot use windows media player or any other music programs. what would i need to use to fix this?

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Old 12-08-2005, 06:51 PM   #2 (permalink)
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In device manager?

It should come back after a restart.
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Old 12-08-2005, 06:52 PM   #3 (permalink)
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yeah, ...u can't just DELETE a hard drive. Like he said, when you restart, shoul dbe there again,......*****.
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in start menu, than my computer, then cd drive!
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not a harddrive a cd drive!
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the d: drive not the c: drive
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Restart the computer. I don't think your telling us everything.. How did he delete the drive?
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[Start] [Run] [Regedit]
Registry Key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Contro l\Class
Key Name: {4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}
Value Data: [Delete All Value Data from UpperFilters and LowerFilters]
Note: Do not delete the Key or the Multi-String Values. Delete only the data values.
Exit Registry and Reboot
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