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See Alex Nichol's fix for the disappearing Optical Drive:http://aumha.org/win5/a/xpcd.php#problems
Cari (MS-MVP) Windows Client - Printing/Imaging and Hardware
"Mairsboytoy2" <Mairsboytoy2@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> My cd drive just disappeared. Tried a system restore, uninstalled and
> reinstalled all my drivers, with no success. Can't even use restore cd's
> came with computer. Any ideas?