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 HELP!!!! My computer won't detect my CD and DVD drives

I don't understand what's wrong with my computer.  I have
a Compaq Presario 5310, 5000 series, Intel Celeron
processor 1.2Ghz and it came with Windows XP loaded in the
computer when I bought it.  For some reason Windows device
manager and My Computer doesn't detect my CD and DVD
hardware.  My brother checked the CBIOS (not sure if thats
what its called) setup when Windows is booting up...and
the CBIOS recognizes my drives.  When I go to the device
manager it says this about the drives when I check the

"Windows successfully loaded the device driver for this
hardware but cannot find the hardware device. (Code 41)

Click Troubleshoot to start the troubleshooter for this

The Troubleshooter says that it cannot assist me with this
problem.  What do I do?

 Mon, 11 Apr 2005 13:20:23 GMT   
 HELP!!!! My computer won't detect my CD and DVD drives

Hi Mimi,

Save the file below to your hard drive. Navigate to where you saved it and double click the file. A confirmation dialog will appear when the script is done. You may need to reboot for the change to take effect.

CD Rom or DVD Not Listed in Explorer/My Computer

All the Best,

MS-MVP Win98/XP-Shell/User [AE-Windows? XP]
Troubleshooting Windows XP

 Mon, 11 Apr 2005 14:37:25 GMT   
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