Windows 8.1 cant see cd-rom drive

carsten ibsen

Well-Known Member
hello everyone from zealand copenhagen.
i was about to rip some new cds when i discovered that my cd.rom drive is gone,i have tryed to search for it,and i will bring to your attention that i am a newbie,so if you want to help me please do so i can understand.



Windows Forum Team
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  • Click Start
  • Type regedit
  • Navigate to this key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class\{4d36e965-e325-11ce-bfc1-08002be10318}
  • Make sure it's the correct one there are several that look the same (under the class value it will say CDROM
  • Delete the Upper Filters and Lower Filters values
  • Reboot