DVD do not work

  woody 01:52 29 Nov 2009
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I have a PC with Vista64 and Win7 dual boot.
It has two LG GH22LP20 DVD's.
They do not read/write in the Vista mode but do work in the win7 mode.
When I first loaded Vista/Win7 they worked with both OS and did not need extra drivers(plug/play).
I have uninstalled them in device manager and then restarted PC - still the same.
I have been to lg and downloaded the zip file but when I try to run it states no device found.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 10:15 29 Nov 2009

In vista

No CD/DVD or CD-ROM access is missing error Code 19, Code 31, Code 32, Code 39, or Code 41
Try this if the optical drives are not appearing in My Computer or Device Manager.
(This is sometimes caused by the removal of Roxio or other writing software.)
click here
Download XP_CD-DVD-Fix.zip and save this file to your hard drive. Navigate to where you saved it and double click the file to extract the contents. Locate the EXE file you extracted and double click it. A confirmation dialog will appear when the script is done. You may need to reboot for the change to take effect.
This utility is only intended for Windows® XP, but also appears to work for Vista.
You may need Administrator level access to use this utility. If you do not have Administrator level access, the program will say it is finished, but will not have made any changes.
click here works for vista or XP

or
Run regedit and navigate to registry key
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class\ {4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}.
Highlight it and in the right pane, find the Upperfilters and Lowerfilters values.
Highlight each one in turn, right click and delete them.
Close regedit and restart the computer.
If in doubt make a restore point before making changes.

click here

  woody 11:05 29 Nov 2009

I spent hours last night, before i posted, trying to find a way and your last para solved it in secs.
Thank you for your promt help.
A bit early but i wish you and yours and all who read this a HAPPY and CONTENTED CHRISTMAS.

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