computer wont recognise dvd/cd drives

  Randal 23:24 13 Feb 2006
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My computer has suddenly stopprd recognising my dvd and cd drives. Any help much appreciated.

  skidzy 23:30 13 Feb 2006

Have you uninstalled any software..IE: Nero ?

  Kev.Ifty 23:54 13 Feb 2006

Try an uninstall using Device Manager and then reboot.

  007al 00:37 14 Feb 2006

If your driver is corrupt and you uninstall and reboot,then windows my re-install the corrupt driver.I had this problem with a freinds laptop last week.I did a restore to a point where the DVD/RW was working,copied the driver and installed it to the latest date.You could try a restore to when they were working,and leave it there,if you have no programmes installed since that date

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