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!

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

    Hipster Doofus Good grief Charlie Brown

    Melbourne Australia
    Also have a read over here.