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\015 My Dell desktop will doesn't reconize my disc drive, divice manager says the divice is working properly and the drivers aer there but the drive doesnt show on "my computer" or will it read disks. Plx help.\015

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Try this, "Start" "run' type in "regedit" then ok, in the left field click the "+" next to "Hkey_Local_Machine" + next to "System', + next to "CurrantControllSet", + next to "Control", + next to "Class", then click on {4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318} then in the right field, right click on "upper filters" then delete, right click on "lower filters" then delete, restart pc. See if this works for ya.
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