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I don't have any of the software you mentioned, but I uninstalled a few other things just in case (Sonic MyDVD Plus, HP RecordNow, ISO Recorder). Recently i've noticed that my DVD ROM drive is missing. WinDVD Tweaker Pro 4.49 [ 2004-06-08 | 271 KB | Shareware $18 | Win NT/2K/XP/2003 | 87445 | 4 ] WinDVD Tweaker is designed to allow users of the WinDVD playback A Repair of Windows 2K/XP will definitely fix that (with some cost - read below).

Have tried everything I've read with no success. Browse for solutions or sign in and post a comment. Dell, HP, Lenovo, etc) or from the motherboard manufacturer (ASUS, Intel, etc) if you have a custom built machine. -brian Reply bmahaf says: January 18, 2017 at 11:36 am Hello JW, Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Had a problem with i Tunes also by scarlet2007 / January 16, 2009 8:36 PM PST In reply to: iTunes After I deleated

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I had this happen just recently to my brand new MoBo which was an ASUS M3A79-T Deluxe, so when I called up ASUS about it, they told me to send it Drive letters are changed to accurately reflect the current drive and partitions. 2. Click the + sign to view any "greyed out" devices. This tool is also a part of Windows Repair (All In One).

Reboot (to Win9x) Copy these XP/2K boot files (Read-only, Hidden) from root of XP/2K disk to C:, NTLDR, Boot.ini. Windows XP Pro Startup Disk SP1a [ 2003-04-30 | 4.3 MB | Freeware | Win All | 88767 | 5 ] Creates an XP boot disk if you lack a bootable Uninstalling your dvd/cd drives doesn't work! Cd Drive Not Working Windows 8 Upper and Lower filters become corrupt for a number of reasons - usually software - and if you don't take care of THAT problem, the corrupted filters are apt to return.

Got my problem fixed. Dvd Drive Not Working Windows 10 Opal doesn't help any more and RCA indicates that there is a manufacturing problem for which they want me to return it. Both of these units were tower units that were either nome assembled or upgraded and have 2 hard drives and 2 optical drives. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Same and new by Grimfandango31 / August 16, 2011 7:12 PM PDT In reply to: Missing CD and DVD drives fix Had same

They both show up in BIOS, but the DVD only shows up every other bootup of XP Pro (SP 3). Dvd Drive Not Opening Wake up Microsoft…you are NOT the ONLY game on the market. Reply Savarinathan says: June 24, 2009 at 1:25 am It is a maze of information I am unable to find it exactly for my XP.Is there no friendly print? Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.

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Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: My PC stopped recognizing both my DVD and CD drives, help! The computer's role is unaffected. Cd Drive Not Reading Disc Then I would reconnect one at a time and see if Windows XP recognizes the drive and if it works. Cd Drive Not Working Windows 7 She’s a fan of good wine, gardening, reading, and shopping, and is a serious gourmet cook.

At first I tried making a bootable USB drive, but it does not look like the BIOS supports booting directly from a USB drive. i'll try everything to get my DVD drives back, but can't get it, so please tell me if theres another way to fix it. So be cautious and know what you are doing before proceeding! Why are PCs som complicated anyway? Cd Drive Not Showing

Check both if you have a extra dvd or cd drive. You need to create a new Rescue Boot Disk when all is well. [top of page] #3: Add a disk containing XP/2K to a computer with Win9x installed This procedure has RipIt4Me [ 2007-03-22 | 198 KB | Freeware | Win9x/NT/200x/XP/Vista | 552367 | 5 ] RipIt4Me is a freeware utility that helps you backup your copy protected DVDs. plz help meeeeeee!!!!!!!!

NTLDR and A Reinstall is not possible if the hidden files NTLDR and are not on the system partition (C:). Dvd Player Not Reading Disc Reply Koen says: April 15, 2009 at 2:30 am similar problem over here yesterday everything was working fine and today there are no cd/dvd devices shown in explorer, device manager or More info here!

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - worked like a charm!

This is really annoying. Reply ash says: May 12, 2009 at 10:13 pm soulguyman, you comments aren't any helpful or better than that of Nicky Harris… I don't have any downloading software on my laptop Very useful if you messed up the Windows 98 installation and need to reinstall Windows 98 without messing up XP. Cd Drive Not Detected I don't want to waste a CD-R on a one-time transfer.

Reply meli says: April 25, 2009 at 2:59 am just another one of thousands of people with the same problem and cant find any answers to my nightmare dvd/cd writers aint select the CD-ROM (Boot), point to the image file and burn it. If your CD/DVD drive does appear in My Computer the next steps may assist in determining if it is a hardware or software issue. 1) Put a bootable CD (e.g. Can anyone from Microsoft jump in and help.

I am so PISSED! After Windows starts I shut it down and reinserted the physical device. The changes given below apply to 2K but you can expect the same from XP. Often, as much as 400% access acceleration can be achieved.

It was working perfect and now it does not. Downloaded and ran "DeleteLowerAndUpperFiltersForCDDevices.msi Rebooted and my E: & F: drives have re-appeared after several weeks missing. Sleepless nights going to work thrashed all for nothing! Though I think you should be able to make a boot CD as well.

I deleted that. HELP!!!!!!!!!!! This being the case it is impossible to burn music cd's, let alone simply play music thru this Drive. Creating the dual-boot itself is relative easy.

Win9x is rigid in its allocation of drive letters. Reply roswell says: June 10, 2009 at 3:11 am where the heck are the microsoft guys ? Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Missing CD and DVD drives fix by bkato / January 16, 2009 8:20 PM PST In reply to: missing CD and DVD Here's Verify computer running in 32-bit mode Windows 95 and Windows 98 users only Verify that your computer is running in 32-bit mode by clicking Start, Settings, Control Panel, double-click System, and

I had to reinstall windows a week ago and now I'm screwed cause there is no DVD rom listed. A lot of people depend on the Masterminds at Microsoft to resolve such issues quickly and promptly but based upon what I've seen in continues to be of little concern. And for some odd reason it WILL read DVDs. I'll check it at my next opportunity.


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