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    Ok i did a big clean up on my computer i used avg free editon avg virus remover and spy bot for spy ware now everything works great but now it says that my cd rom which is a dvd rom doesnt exsist see pic below.

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    Hi Trix - Try this -
    'Start'>'Control Panel'>Double click 'System'>'Hardware' tab>'Device Manager'>Click on the + next to the 'DVD/CD ROM drives' to expand the list. Is your DVD listed? If so right click it. Click uninstall. Shut down the pc (not Restart). When the pc has shutdown completely, turn it on again and hopefully your pc will 'Detect New Hardware'.
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    thats sounds like it would work if it only showed my dvd cd rom in the device manager window why does it not show im soo stumped

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    It may be easier to physically disconnect the DVD drive. Shut down > go into pc and disconnect DVD. Boot up and shut down again .. connect DVD .. now boot up ... hopefully PnP will detect new hardware.


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    Trix57

    The reason you did not know that some one replied to your post was because YOU un checked the box, in your profile, about "always notify me by email of replies" to your post.

    I have turned it on for you. Guess I don't understand my you want help, but don't want to know when somebody has replied.

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