D drive not recognized on PC and WIN7

  Marie Pardey 10:37 14 Dec 2015

In File Explorer, C drive is the only drive shown. In My Computer D drive and the CD title does show but does not run. All I get is the message "D drive not recognized". The PC has and Intel i3 board and is running WIN 7. Any help and advice on this will be appreciated.

  Marie Pardey 10:52 14 Dec 2015

Another message shown is "Location not available" when trying to run a CD from the D drive.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 12:03 14 Dec 2015

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 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 and Windows 7. 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.

Similar fixes click here works for W7 Vista or XP click here manual fix Run regedit and navigate to registry key HKEYLOCALMACHINE\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.

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  robin_x 12:34 14 Dec 2015

Also try re-installing Chipset driver from PC manufacturer's support/download page

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