Having problems with your Acer PC Laptops ?

I have an Acer laptop, and the CD rom won't show up when i go to the computer part of the PC. It won't play any Cd's, Dvd's, ext.


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XP\015\012link for auto fix\015\012http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q314060&\015\012
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Click Start, and then click All Programs.
Click Accessories, and then click Run.
Type regedit, and then click OK. If you are prompted for an administrator password or for a confirmation, type the password, or click Allow.
In the navigation pane, locate and then click the following registry subkey:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetControlClass{4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}
In the right pane, click UpperFilters.

Note You may also see an UpperFilters.bak registry entry. You do not have to remove that entry. Click UpperFilters only. If you do not see the UpperFilters registry entry, you still might have to remove the LowerFilters registry entry. To do this, go to step 8.
On the Edit menu, click Delete.
When you are prompted to confirm the deletion, click Yes.
In the right pane, click LowerFilters.

Note If you do not see the LowerFilters registry entry, unfortunately this content cannot help you any further. Go to the "Next Steps" section for information about how you can find more solutions or more help on the Microsoft Web site.
On the Edit menu, click Delete.
When you are prompted to confirm the deletion, click Yes.
Exit Registry Editor.
Restart the computer.

\015\012Vista\015\012Link for auto fix\015\012http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;314060#letmefixit\015\012
\015\012Microsoft Windows Vista\015\012Click Start, and then click All Programs.\015\012Click Accessories, and then click Run.\015\012Type regedit, and then click OK. If you are prompted for an administrator password or for a confirmation, type the password, or click Allow.\015\012In the navigation pane, locate and then click the following registry subkey:\015\012HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetControlClass{4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}\015\012In the right pane, click UpperFilters. \015\012
\015\012Note You may also see an UpperFilters.bak registry entry. You do not have to remove that entry. Click UpperFilters only. If you do not see the UpperFilters registry entry, you still might have to remove the LowerFilters registry entry. To do this, go to step 8.\015\012On the Edit menu, click Delete.\015\012When you are prompted to confirm the deletion, click Yes.\015\012In the right pane, click LowerFilters.\015\012
\015\012Note If you do not see the LowerFilters registry entry, unfortunately this content cannot help you any further. Go to the "Next Steps" section for information about how you can find more solutions or more help on the Microsoft Web site.\015\012On the Edit menu, click Delete.\015\012When you are prompted to confirm the deletion, click Yes.\015\012Exit Registry Editor.\015\012Restart the computer.
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