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Vista Won't Detecting My DVD Drive

\015 Hi,i gt a new laptop last week and at first it worked finebt then vista just stopped detecting my dvd drive - it's a matshita dvd rw with lightscribenow everytime i turn on the lap it get's detected and sometimes it just vanishes off "my computer"i deleted the registry entries as suggested ny one expert - didn't helpi updated the driev too bt still nothingHelp?thankyou\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012i bought the laptop with vistait's a HP compaq 6715sit's really annoying how it dissappears from the systemi tried to write a dvd just now and halfway thru it just stopped identifying the deviceand now i'm stuck in a rut cos the dvd drive is useless...open for solutions, ideas, i need thisthnx\015

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Ok go into windows devic manager and see if the dvd drive shows up there it might have a little ! in a yellow triangle if it does dont worry it should offer a soultion to get to device manager go to (start type device manager and then click on it)
\015\012also try installing the device driver again hope this helps
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