July 25, at April 11, at 2: I used a uninstaller tool for Roxio CD Creator 5 ad then things work fine. I then decided to uninstall my "secondary IDE channel" which device manager showed with either Code 39 or Code
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CD drive or DVD drive is missing in Windows XP or Vista
June 9, at 5: Uninstalled Roxio — nada! See your browser's documentation for specific instructions.
July 3, at 4: Try opening Windows Media Player to see if it opens. We have gone through 2 desktops and 4 laptops in 3 years. Windows Media works fine.
Fix does not work. Then I closed the drive with a disk inserted and it worked fine.
Windows XP does not recognize CD or DVD drives. Please help!! - TechRepublic
Pretty much the same problem. If after cleaning the drive and CDs you still get errors, it is likely the disc drive is bad.
I rebooted my laptop, it was still there. Able to play video DVDs.
How to fix CD/DVD-ROM issues in Windows 2000 and XP
If the disc can be read in another drive, the disc and the software program used to play the disc are good. To remove the filters you need to edit the Windows registry. Next Haha I bet you thought the last things I told you to do were bad.
March 19, at 2: Select Folder Optionsand click the View tab.
How to fix CD/DVD-ROM issues in Windows and XP
August 10, at The drive does not appear in device manager, can anybody please tell me how to get this back? April 6, at If the message "device is not ready" is windoww or the screen fails to update after 30 seconds, the disc or the drive windoas be bad.
Both of these units were tower units that were either nome assembled or upgraded and have 2 hard drives and 2 optical drives. I got blue screened on one of my computers when I switched and no one could help.
Type Exit and press the Enter key to return to dom command prompt. I have tried all the "solutions" listed above. I tried absolutely everything suggested by this and other forums over 2 frustrating days and there are only 2 things that worked for me:.
Reading the disc from a command prompt Confirm that the drive can read discs from a command prompt. Once after that i think the solution will be solved. October 25, at 7: Only other notable difference is that it takes longer for my pc to boot up.
August 5, at Use System Restore If the computer still cannot read the disc, use System Restore to go back to a time when the drive was recognized by Windows. June 17, at See the help section in the disc burning software that winvows used to burn the disc. I almost always get the "Sorry can't do that, nothing changed" error message.