XP vs. CDROM drives

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Mikey049, Nov 10, 2002.

  1. Mikey049

    Mikey049 Guest

    Why does X P Professional edition occasionally drop out my Liteon CDRw and Pioneer 16X DVD rom drive so I cannot access either? They don't show up in windows explorer. In device manager they are yellowed out. The message says that there is a registry problem. Why does this happen and what can I do to fix? Help!!
     
  2. Doctor Who

    Doctor Who Guest

    Hmm well it seems that Windows is dropping your IDE controller drivers for the CD Roms, have had this happen to me many a time, download the right driver from whoever made your motherboard, install it and all should be fine again.
     
  3. syn

    syn long live xp0!

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    update your drivers, especially for your mobo, and it should be fixed
     
  4. Hipster Doofus

    Hipster Doofus Good grief Charlie Brown

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    Also have a read over here.