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dvd super multi rom


hugoboss38

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i have a toshiba equium a210 laptop i have problem with the hardware it dont read any cd or dvd i put in there. i hear the cd or dvd spinning but nothing comes up when i go to my computer it tells me to install the disk. i wonder if i need the drivers or firmware for it. or is it something more serious the dvd super multi model number is UJ-870 made by panasonic serial number 8BAHA417584 BTJZ-A plz plz help as i can not use the rom drive at all and id like to recover my system...

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Fruit Bat /\0/\

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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.

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hugoboss38

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i tried that didnt work some how it's no showing up on my bios now

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Fruit Bat /\0/\

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Try removing and refitting the drive to remake the contacts see if BIOS picks it up then.

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