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Windows doesn't recognize CD/DVD Drive


FPCH New Member
Dec 5, 2006
IBM R50e
XP Home SP2

Tried TweakUI and discmgmt.msc, neither even SHOWS the drive, it's just not there. Drive works fine, also it's picked up in BIOS, just not by Windows :(

Help please!
Jan 21, 2006
Have you changed any software recently, especially disk-burning software?

Also, has the drive ever appeared in Windows properly (or at all!)?