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    CD rom - no files shown

    Hi Guys,

    Just found an issue as to where anytime I stick a CD rom in my optical drive it detects the media, but shows no files. The CDs are all original disks so no disks need finalising, plus I have checked the registery in the class > current control set and everything looks as where it should be. The disk runs fine on all other workstations. Having just rebuilt this machine is there anything else (registery or otherwise), that could help it see the files on it?

    Cheers!

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    Try go to the BIOS and do a restore to defaults, I had one similar last week with a DVD ram drive.

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    Cheers Jonnykewell1, to be honest I reflashed my BIOS last week because the CPU and system fans went a bit loopy. Will give it a try.

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    no probs, let me know how it goes,

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    No luck Jonny, i might go for a codec issue as we have VLC pushed out here.

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    ...plays DVDs though - forgot to say!

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    I saw something similar to this when we were still on XP: SP3 although we were not able to play CDs OR DVDs. However you might find this helpful:

    Link: Your CD drive or DVD drive is missing or is not recognized by Windows or other programs

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    that's exactly the problem I had last very strange isnt it, I even tried a newer firmware on the drive. And the bios reset sorted it in the end.

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    Issue solved - by taking a lunchbreak, coming back, running DaveP's link for microsoft to say there was no issue found, but then the folders seemed to appear. It's a weird, crazy world we live in... Cheers fellas!

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