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Both CD' rom drives have diasppeared

By davidmcneillyis ·
I am using xp..and have just noticed both cd drives have vanished..I have uninstalled and reinstalled and they keep saying there is a problem in the registry so they wont reaload.. I have reinstalled xp and still no results...any suggestions..

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Both CD' rom drives have diasppeared

by hberkhoff In reply to Both CD' rom drives have ...

For recovering lost cd drives, follow the following steps:

1. Click on START button, the click on RUN
2. Enter REGEDIT and press enter
3. When REGEDIT starts, open up the following folders
{4D36E965-E325 -11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}
4. After clicking on {4D36E965-E325 -11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318} you should see two settings on the right-hand side:
Click on each of them, press DELETE and click YES.

Then close REGEDIT, shutdown & restart your PC

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