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I noticed this about 2 days ago. thank you for the clear concise instructions - a pictorial guide is always appreciated by me! It looks as though you have already tried this though. Right-click EnumDevice1, click Modify.... weblink

I cannot get the drive to stay connected to either USB 2.0 or 3.0 ports. Press ENTER after each command.powercfg.exe -setacvalueindex 8c5e7fda-e8bf-4a96-9a85-a6e23a8c635c 0012ee47-9041-4b5d-9b77-535fba8b1442 DAB60367-53FE-4fbc-825E-521D069D2456 0powercfg.exe -setdcvalueindex 8c5e7fda-e8bf-4a96-9a85-a6e23a8c635c 0012ee47-9041-4b5d-9b77-535fba8b1442 DAB60367-53FE-4fbc-825E-521D069D2456 0powercfg.exe -setacvalueindex 381b4222-f694-41f0-9685-ff5bb260df2e 0012ee47-9041-4b5d-9b77-535fba8b1442 DAB60367-53FE-4fbc-825E-521D069D2456 0powercfg.exe -setdcvalueindex 381b4222-f694-41f0-9685-ff5bb260df2e 0012ee47-9041-4b5d-9b77-535fba8b1442 DAB60367-53FE-4fbc-825E-521D069D2456 0powercfg.exe -setacvalueindex a1841308-3541-4fab-bc81-f71556f20b4a 0012ee47-9041-4b5d-9b77-535fba8b1442 DAB60367-53FE-4fbc-825E-521D069D2456 0powercfg.exe -setdcvalueindex I only wish Microsoft would invest the time necessary to ensure this didn't occur in the first place. Close Registry Editor and restart your system.

Dvd Drive Not Showing Windows 10

Thank you so much! Type Controller0, and then press Enter. my problem solved ... solved ide to sata adaptor showing up as floppy disk when using a dvd drive solved CD/DVD Drive Not Showing In Computer?

None of this worked on my Windows 8, not even the download of the registry script. Method 2 worked like a charm. It's weird that it shows in device manager but not under disk mgt. Dvd/cd-rom Drives Missing From Device Manager HDD [email protected] View Public Profile Find More Posts by [email protected] 18 May 2010 #5 TimStitt Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit 1,021 posts Singapore & Australia Hi prabz, A

I wish I came acorss this 2 hours ago! Cd Drive Not Showing Windows 7 krodami Thank you for this, not sure why this happened but your fix worked great! Saturday, December 24, 2011 5:55 PM Reply | Quote Answers 0 Sign in to vote Happy Holiday to you :) Please Check this KB :http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314060 Regards, MCP ✦ Start - Run - diskmgmt.msc Do you have any daemon tools installed?

All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart For IT Pros Get Dvd Drive Not Showing In Device Manager Windows 7 Press the little drop down arrow on disc drives and right click on the drive in the list. Restart the computer.STEP 2.Go to http://support.microsoft.com/mats/cd_dvd_drive_problems and download fixit. I went through the Windows on-line help and they said it was Dell's problem and Dell has no new drivers.

  1. After clean install of windows 8.1, I saw my dvd-rw drive listed under hidden devices section of device manager.
  2. Win 7 or 8 does not show the drive until it sees a disk in it.
  3. I would also open the box and just check on the cables in case the connection is loose.
  4. thanks a lot Ray Sulich Very well written.
  5. Tried method 2 and it worked a treat.
  6. You can get an error 39 if you install some Acronis programs.
  7. so happy it works utkarsh Thanks man, you solved my problem.
  8. is that normal...?
  9. JinxtahMar 16, 2014, 10:51 AM This was driving me crazy.

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Disconnecting DVD power & data cable. Microsoft Customer Support Microsoft Community Forums Windows Client   Sign in United States (English) Brasil (Português)Česká republika (Čeština)Deutschland (Deutsch)España (Español)France (Français)Indonesia (Bahasa)Italia (Italiano)România (Română)Türkiye (Türkçe)Россия (Русский)ישראל (עברית)المملكة العربية السعودية (العربية)ไทย (ไทย)대한민국 (한국어)中华人民共和国 Dvd Drive Not Showing Windows 10 EDIT: Some other thoughts. Dvd Drive Not Showing In Device Manager There are two ways to do this.

I'm guessing that the commenters are not checking their systems every time or that they are leaving it running for days at a time. have a peek at these guys Maybe you have it minimized as well. Tony Tried method 1 and could not find upper and lower filters. Greatly appreciated. Cd Drive Not Reading Discs

DVD Drive not showing up solved DVD/CD drive not working or showing up solved DVD-Drive showing up as (D:) and HDD showing up as (F:) ? lucky option no 3 works for me Naresh Hey thanks man.. Restarted the computer and it went through the found new hardware process upon boot up and bang..DVD drive is back. http://docsintime.com/drive-not/unable-to-see-empty-drives-in-explorer.html the only one who is in the carpet Drives is the first one... : Volume{004c627a-b0e9-11e1-8a7b-806e6f6e6963} should I remove the rest?

Regardless, THANK YOU !!!! Dvd Drive Not Showing In Windows 8 Sameer Thanks for the post. mike thank you, i was down to pulling out my last hair, until i tried you zip file.

Exit Registry Editor.

lee Thanks for this worked great on my Gigabyte mobo running windows 10 used the automated script rebooted and there was my optical drive dont know why win 10 didnt show Ivica Thank a lot method 3 worked Feroz Thanks friend it worked perfectly fine now. Type 1 in the Value data box, and then click OK. Dvd Drive Not Working Windows 8 Windows10 misplaced my E: Drive but step number 2 put back the DVD/CD optical drive on my computer.

Cookies help us deliver our services. Senior Life saver. Well...he's got this tagged as "Windows 7". http://docsintime.com/drive-not/external-hdd-detected-but-doesn-t-show-up-in-explorer.html Yesterday, I tried everything I could.

nigel After updating to Windows 10 my dvd no longer worked...... CJK hey thanks a lot!! I have a feeeling that it's only for 32bit OS though. Have you loaded the latest chipset drivers from the manufacturers website (not MS update)?

Rimpy Perfect solution! Type EnumDevice1, and then press Enter. And NO, there are no issues with my hardware. Marques i removed the upper filter, their wasnt a lower filter.

helena method 1 worked like a charm! Devoc My CD/DVD drivers seemed to have disappeared after I was forced onto Windows 10. nothing worked for me. Sometimes the drive door will open but won't show up in the list and other times nothing works.

However here is my solution: 1) Find out the cd/dvd drive name 1a) remove cd/dvd drive from the computer 1b) placed in an ODD box and connected with USB (windows 8 Thank you so much.