Perhaps the controler went out. Use Step 5 to remove associated control filters from the registry. If it does the problem is a Corrupted OS that needs repairing and if it doesn’t then the problem is hardware related. Look at step 4. See your browser’s documentation for specific instructions.

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My patience has worn out! For example, trying to use video playback software such as Microsoft Media Player to burn a data disc will not work.

Checking the drive name in Device Manager in Windows 7 Use the following steps to reinstall the drive in Device Manager and to find if Windows is able to recognize the drive.

Straighten a paper clip and push it into the drive tray release hole on the front of the optical drive. You might have to restart the computer. Advertisements or commercial links.

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HP Notebook PCs – CD/DVD Drive Is Not Detected (Windows Vista)

Track this discussion and email me when there are updates. In the File Download dialog box, click Run and follow the online instructions. Just because it spins and the light comes on does cd/vvd-rom mean that it is working properly. System and Security section of Control Panel.


If a LowerFilters value is listed on the right side of the registry editor window, select the LowerFilters value and press the Delete key.

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Click Startand then enter regedit into the Search field. In most cases, device driver problems like sv6700 can be resolved by reinstalling the default drivers and then installing any driver updates provided by HP.

Use the following steps:. How does HP install software and gather data? If a System Restore does not resolve the problem, you can use Recovery Manager to return the computer software configuration back to its original state. After the device drivers have been reinstalled and appear in Device Manager, try running your program again. This one tip will help you pacilion better tonight A few seconds are all you need to get a better night’s rest.

To reset the drive, do the following steps:. They just disappear from the device manager due to the motherboard no longer supplying power to those devices. The disc drive should now be recognized by your recording software.

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Aramenta Waithe has been a professional writer and ghostwriter since Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums–revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. I tried to swap the drive but it still not working.


This page requires Javascript. Using the drop-down menus for each media type, select the application that Windows uses to handle discs of that media type. The problem is that my laptop does not recognize that it’s there.

Perhaps the controler went out. Replacing the side panel. Then complete the following steps. Checking the Windows Device Manager Device Manager is a Windows program cd/dvvd-rom displays hardware devices installed on your computer that are currently recognized by Windows.

pailion Javascript is disabled in this browser. Check the back of the optical drive for a metal bracket secured with Phillips-head screws.

There should be a name listed for each installed drive.

Asia Pacific and Oceania. If a piece of hardware is not listed, then there is a problem.