optiarc ad-7243s DVD not working

  Peter56 15:55 PM 11 Apr 12

Hi have noticd that my dvd drive is not showing or working on my computer, have gone to control panel/device manager and the dvd/cd rom drives have a yellow exclamatiom mark on them but cannot get it to update have tryed uninstall but comes back the same am running win7 64bit any idea's how to overcome this problem cheers

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 16:22 PM 11 Apr 12

No CD/DVD or CD-ROM access is missing error Code 19, Code 31, Code 32, Code 39, or Code 41 Try this if the optical drives are not appearing in My Computer or Device Manager. (This is sometimes caused by the removal of Roxio or other writing software.)

http://www.dougknox.com/xp/utils/XP_CD-DVD-Fix.zip Download XP_CD-DVD-Fix.zip and save this file to your hard drive. Navigate to where you saved it and double click the file to extract the contents. Locate the EXE file you extracted and double click it. A confirmation dialog will appear when the script is done. You may need to reboot for the change to take effect. This utility is only intended for Windows® XP, but also appears to work for Vista and Windows 7. You may need Administrator level access to use this utility. If you do not have Administrator level access, the program will say it is finished, but will not have made any changes.

Similar fixes http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314060/ works for W7 Vista or XP http://aumha.org/downloads/cdgone.zip

or manual fix Run regedit and navigate to registry key HKEYLOCALMACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class\ {4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}. Highlight it and in the right pane, find the Upperfilters and Lowerfilters values. Highlight each one in turn, right click and delete them. Close regedit and restart the computer. If in doubt make a restore point before making changes.

  Peter56 14:44 PM 12 Apr 12

Hi Fruit Bat/\0/\ thanks for the help used http://aumha.org/downloads/cdgone.zip to regain my Dvd drive Cheers


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