April 27, at Not sure if this is a permanent solution, but worth a shot. Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems. Future versions will support running on Windows XP and Windows 7. Can someone give me a simple explaination and a simple solution so that I can continue using my laptop.

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April 30, at March 23, at 1: This meant that the. This is MS being over stupid with the piracy and vlsta of stupid development processes without consideration and testing correctly and then scape goat this on to other people that have to pay for there mistakes.

August 13, at Then I found this, and it worked well. Open the CD drive with a paper clip in the little hole in the front if necessary and move the little rectangle in the centre Optic reader or something a few inches and reboot.

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My DVD drive is no longer recognized. May 11, at 8: Code 43 Click ‘Check for solutions’ to send data about this device to Microsoft and to see if there is a solution available.


April 13, at 1: It loaded the correct one for me! June 7, at 5: I have also tried to solve through ‘Editor Registry’, there was not ‘upper’ and ‘lower’ filters to be deleted.

Useless DVD drive here. April 21, at 2: I have had my dvd disappearing for over a month on my laptop. Log in to Reply.

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This fix worked perfect for me. Installed a printer and microsoft office with original discs and low and behold after that…no drives are recognized other than main hard drive. I see the drive letter E: August 21, at 1: Click Start, and then click Run.

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I tried removed the upperfilters and lowerfilters, but still no DVD drive. This is complete BS. The driver class filter was corrupt.


I saw this problem today, the DVD showed up in device manager, but not visible in windows explorer. March 28, at Unfortunately, I do not have the exact steps to reproduce the problem and then reproduce the solution. Am unable to burn to cdrw from the playlist, get a message telling me to “connect burner and restart the player.

April 29, at 4: I have the exact same problem as treebee on 2 different laptops… its been about 2 months and unable to find a solution!! I tried regedit, did not work. I tried the FixIT without results and then I did this fro the prompt as suggested here above it might have helped:. You must be logged in to post a comment. April 16, at 9: