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cdordvddrivemissing [2013/01/27 21:29] (current)
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 +====== Your CD/DVD drive is missing or is not recognized by Windows or other programs ​ ======
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 +I recommend backing up your registry (at least the keys being edited) before making any changes. Here is a link to Microsoft'​s KB article on backing up the registry:<​br />
 +http://​support.microsoft.com/​kb/​322756/​
 +
 +===== Microsoft Windows Vista =====
 +<script type''"​text/​javascript">​
 +                loadTOCNode(2,​ '​resolution'​);​
 +            </​script>​
 +  - Click**Start**,​ and then click**All Programs**.
 +  - Click**Accessories**,​ and then click**Run**.
 +  - Type regedit, and then click**OK**. If you are prompted for an administrator password or for a confirmation,​ type the password, or click**Allow**.
 +  - In the navigation pane, locate and then click the following registry subkey:<​div class''"​indent">​HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class\{4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}</​div>​
 +  - In the right pane, click**UpperFilters**. <br /><br />​**Note** You may also see an UpperFilters.bak registry entry. You do not have to remove that entry. Click**UpperFilters** only. If you do not see the UpperFilters registry entry, you still might have to remove the LowerFilters registry entry. To do this, go to step 8.
 +  - On the**Edit** menu, click**Delete**.
 +  - When you are prompted to confirm the deletion, click**Yes**.
 +  - In the right pane, click**LowerFilters**.<​br /><br />​**Note** If you do not see the LowerFilters registry entry, unfortunately this content cannot help you any further.<​br />
 +  - On the**Edit** menu, click**Delete**.
 +  - When you are prompted to confirm the deletion, click**Yes**.
 +  - Exit Registry Editor.
 +  - Restart the computer.
 +===== Microsoft Windows XP =====
 +<script type''"​text/​javascript">​
 +                loadTOCNode(2,​ '​resolution'​);​
 +            </​script>​
 +  - Click**Start**,​ and then click**Run**.
 +  - In the**Open** box, type regedit, and then click**OK**.
 +  - In the navigation pane, locate and then click the following registry subkey:<​div class''"​indent">​HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class\{4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}</​div>​
 +  - In the right pane, click**UpperFilters**. <br /><br />​**Note** You may also see an UpperFilters.bak registry entry. You do not have to remove that entry. Click**UpperFilters** only. If you do not see the UpperFilters registry entry, you still might have to remove the LowerFilters registry entry. To do this, go to step 7.
 +  - On the**Edit** menu, click**Delete**.
 +  - When you are prompted to confirm the deletion, click**Yes**.
 +  - In the right pane, click**LowerFilters**. <br /><br />​**Note** ​ If you do not see the LowerFilters registry entry, unfortunately this content cannot help you any further.<​br />
 +  - On the**Edit** menu, click**Delete**.
 +  - When you are prompted to confirm the deletion, click**Yes**.
 +  - Exit Registry Editor.
 +  - Restart the computer.
 +
 +-- FredPettis - 21 Apr 2009
  
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