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Since installing windows xp on my laptop I can no longer use the cd rom drive, its works i can hear it, but I cant see the drive in my computer or device manager, i installed windows from the cd drive...can anyone he;lp please thanx


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Is it a removeable bay drive?check primary and secondary ide controllers,dma settings,update drivers,in the view settings.on the device manager page click show hidden devices,,check advanced system info,look at problem devices,it may be on the same irq as some other device,and they are conflicting,
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