My CD-ROM Drive Suddenly Dissapeared From "My Computer"

vbimport

#1

I’ve had this desktop PC for about 3 yrs now and have never had any prob with my Disc drives (CD-RW/DVD) until now. They suddenly just “GONE”.
Everytime I open from the media player or form “explore”, I do not see the list that used to say “CD-RW: E” and “DVD: D” under “My Computer”, anymore now.
And actually, the same problem happened to the “memory stick” drive a while before, and I have not had the chance to solve this prob, then I got a new prob with my disc drives now.
I have no idea what’s happened. If any of you guys knows what the problem is and how I can restore my CD drives and also my memory stick drive back again, I’d really appreciate it.
Thanx before!

Jer,


#2

Its been a while since I did hardware support for CD-ROMs, but if I recall correctly, it could be a virus. Have seen a virus get through even a anti-virus protected PC, and some can hide the drives. Might be worth looking into.


#3

I would think it is more likely due to some other configuration or the IDE cables going bad.
Try some new IDE cables.


#4

do you have an nforce based motherboard? what IDE drivers are you using? try going to the Device Manager and uninstalling both the Primary and Secondary IDE channels then reboot.


#5

I thought you said that regcure was a free download?


#6

i got the same problem and i need help


#7

[QUOTE=Radium93;2454265]i got the same problem and i need help[/QUOTE]

Try this out

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314060


#8

Sometime is is a software problem.


#9

i think its a softwere problem, but how do i fix that