Vanishing CD Rom Icon

  sa1gon 08:40 13 Feb 2005

I have a problem with one of my Windows XP PC's which I'm hoping someone can help me with. The icon under my computer for the CD/DVD ROM is no longer showing, also the Drive no longer Autoplays either.

Can anyone tell me how to get this icon back - once it is back and bringing up the drive content I am OK, I think, at getting the Autoplay facility to work but don't mind if anyone wants to jog my memory with this.


  Gongoozler 08:53 13 Feb 2005

As this is almost certainly a registry value that has changed, you should be able to get the icon and autoplay back by a System Restore to a date before you lost it. Start - All Programs - Accessories - System Tools - System Restore.

  sa1gon 08:58 13 Feb 2005

Tried System Restore - Back as far as it would go and it said nothing had changed. Checked this and the icon was still not there. Any other ideas


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