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Dvd rw is not detected in windows xp in my toshiba a75 laptop

\015 My laptop (toshiba a 75 ) doesnt detect dvd rw drive\015

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Kindly follow the following steps..

1. Go to Device manager. Click on the + sign beside IDE drives. Right click on the dvd drive and select uninstall. Restart the computer. It should get installed automatically as it is a generic driver.

2. Go to run > type regedit > go to the following key
Select the folder that says ( 4D36E965.....
on the right hand side delete the file that says "Upper filters" and "Lower filters"

3. Go to device manager > click on the + sign beside IDE ATA ATAPI Controllers > right click on Secondary IDE channel and select uninstall. Do the same with Primary IDE channel. Restart the computer.

4. Reseat the dvd drive.

Hops this helps..
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