Uploaded on May 12, 2009
Sometimes something can happen and all of a sudden, you put in a DVD or CD into your disc drive, and nothing happens. Obviously everything is hooked up right (as far as you know). If you know everything is working right and the disc drive still opens and closes, then here is something you can do to possibly help the situation.
We are going to be editing the registry a little by deleting one or two files in there. Be sure to backup the registry if you must. Once you are ready, read on and follow the video.
1. Go to Start
2. Click Run
3. Type "regedit" (without the quotation marks)
4. Navigate to the following file:
5. Once there, look through the files that show up in the right window. You should see 1 or 2 files. They will be called "upper filter" or "lower filter". If you see any of those in there, click on them and press the Delete key. Not the Backspace key. Delete. It will get rid of it.
6. Restart your computer. Now your CD/DVD drive should be working again.
You can try copying and pasting the code that I gave in the description in the Find command on the registry, but whenever I tried to do it, it wouldn't find it right. If you can't find it with the Find command, just follow to the place I did. Make sure it's the right file so you don't delete any of the wrong files.
Hope this helps! Any questions? Comment here or Message me.
I will be making voice tutorials soon. I just need to find my mic.\
NOTE: FOR EVERYONE GETTING MAD BECAUSE IT WONT WORK FOR THEM AND THEY CAN'T FIND THE VALUES IN THEIR REGISTRY, THAT DOESN'T MEAN THIS VIDEO IS A 1 STAR VIDEO. THAT JUST MEANS YOUR PROBLEM LIES SOMEWHERE ELSE. MOST LIKELY WITH THE DRIVE ITSELF. IF YOU NEED HELP WITH THAT, I MIGHT BE ABLE TO HELP YOU. JUST MESSAGE ME.
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