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Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and Many, Many thanks for your help. Cullen I've seen this fix for CD/DVD drives before, but what about USB external drives? More like this 12 easy PC tasks you should be doing (but aren't) You can change drive letters, but know the risk of doing so Add an external drive to your http://mozrc.com/drive-not/windows-only-sees-part-of-external-usb-drive.php

Tony Tried method 1 and could not find upper and lower filters. If it is securely socketed on the main board, check each drive. I have scoured the internet and no one has a definite fix. Vinay Report Frustrated- Jan 1, 2010 at 06:44 AM I Unistalled it know where do I find it to install it? http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/240110-win-7-sees-2-optical-drives-e-f-where-there-only-one.html

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  1. This goes into a bit more detail - http://superuser.com/questions/278532/what-do-the-ata-ide-configuration-options-in-asus-motherboard-biosI have had trouble with a virtual drive messing up the CD/DVD drives before and uninstalling it solved the problem.
  2. Great work guys.
  3. My laptop came with XP Media Center but I wiped it and put on XP Pro.

In "Disk Management" the CD ROM is also listed ('No Media') So, I guess, Windows decides 'when you don't use it then we won't show it either' = pcfraki thaks so Greatly appreciated. Please keep providing such easy to understand solutions to common pc problems and let us make our life easy. Dvd/cd-rom Drives Missing From Device Manager Type EnumDevice1, and then press Enter.

GOD BLESS Report navjot- Nov 18, 2012 at 01:47 PM thanx alot buddy really work for me Report shanky- Nov 19, 2012 at 09:51 PM thanks mate..it helped :) Report Eric- Dvd Drive Not Showing Up Windows 10 It Works like a charm. removing Floppy and CD-ROM access How to get rid of a non-existent drive Bios shows non-existent hard drives Non-existent Disk Drive solved HELP! Find your way to "Computer Management" (R Click---->manage) 2).

I've seen some software create virtual CDs (VCD) that'll show up like that (software installed from some brands of external hard drives and I think even that U3 software on Sandisk Cd Drive Not Working Press ENTER after each command.powercfg.exe -setacvalueindex 8c5e7fda-e8bf-4a96-9a85-a6e23a8c635c 0012ee47-9041-4b5d-9b77-535fba8b1442 DAB60367-53FE-4fbc-825E-521D069D2456 0powercfg.exe -setdcvalueindex 8c5e7fda-e8bf-4a96-9a85-a6e23a8c635c 0012ee47-9041-4b5d-9b77-535fba8b1442 DAB60367-53FE-4fbc-825E-521D069D2456 0powercfg.exe -setacvalueindex 381b4222-f694-41f0-9685-ff5bb260df2e 0012ee47-9041-4b5d-9b77-535fba8b1442 DAB60367-53FE-4fbc-825E-521D069D2456 0powercfg.exe -setdcvalueindex 381b4222-f694-41f0-9685-ff5bb260df2e 0012ee47-9041-4b5d-9b77-535fba8b1442 DAB60367-53FE-4fbc-825E-521D069D2456 0powercfg.exe -setacvalueindex a1841308-3541-4fab-bc81-f71556f20b4a 0012ee47-9041-4b5d-9b77-535fba8b1442 DAB60367-53FE-4fbc-825E-521D069D2456 0powercfg.exe -setdcvalueindex Marques i removed the upper filter, their wasnt a lower filter. it's work...

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thanks. This will show the Device Properties (which you could also view from Device Manager). Dvd Drive Not Showing Up Windows 7 Great post thank you! Dvd Drive Not Showing In Device Manager Thanks RPOP76 #1 worked like a charm in less than 2 minutes!!

chirag jain wow..!!! Right-click Controller0, point to New, and then click DWORD(32-bit) Value . Choose the driver of the HDD you have problems with (Choose the correct one, usually with the red cross indicating it is disabled and cannot enable/having problems enabling it via GUI It really worked :) Thanks a lot man!! Discsoft Virtual Scsi Cdrom Device Problem

I can ascertain this by the fact that when you disconnect the power cable from one of the drives (ie your old CD drive) one of the other drives shows up. While for some it does not cause a problem I have seen it cause this issue. Be sure to put the color codes the same or the drive will be toast. this page It turned out to be virtual drive I forgot about making.

Any help will be gratefully acknowledged. Cd Drive Not Reading Disc You'll find it in the left pane, under Storage. Restart the computer.

I checked the cable from the drive.

Power was there but the drive wasn't recognized. tomi Thanks a lot :) it really worked for me. If you are prompted for an administrator password or for a confirmation, type the password, or click AllowIn the navigation pane, locate the following registry subkey:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\atapiRight-click atapi, point to New, then Dvd Drive Not Working Windows 10 Help me, Geeky-wan Kenobi.

It seems like the computer knows the drive is there, it just won't launch the disc or show up in Device Manager. Same thing happened as with the returned drive. Give some other Methods Robert Hi there. Get More Info Type Controller0, and then press Enter.

You are a life saver. JR Method 1: I didn't have the Lower Filters but I deleted the Upper Filters and it worked great, Thanks! For instance, if you want your data partition to be D:, but your optical drive is already D:, change the optical drive to something else (say, E:, or O:). Type Controller0, and then press Enter.

Go to Start -> Run and enter "diskmgmt.msc" to launch Disk Management.