Cd recognized by device manager but not by windows Tags: Device Manager CD-Rom Devices Windows 7 Last response: May 3, 2011 1:32 PM in Windows 7 Share bapbill May 3, 2011 7:42:06 AM Hello, My win 7 system was up and running without any problems. I don't recall making any changes in hardware, however several S/W updates have been installed. Suddenly my CD/DVD did not show up in the devices screen (and did not work). It does show up in the bios and the device manager. If I uninstall it, it comes back into the device manager but it still doesn't show up in the devices with removable storage screen More about : recognized device manager windows Ijack a b $ Windows 7 May 3, 2011 7:45:31 AM Is this when the drive is empty or when it has a CD in it? plasmastorm May 3, 2011 1:32:08 PM Common registry fault. Google " [insert windows version here] cd registry fix" Download the registry file, install it, restart and it will most likely be fixed. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumSystem recognizes CD and DVD drive in device manager only ForumDVD drive and cd drive is not detected even in the device manager . Ho ForumWINDOWS XP PRO. DEVICE MANAGER WILL NOT RECOGNIZE DVD-RW LIGHTSCRIBE BURNER ForumDVD/ CD -ROM drives with a yellow shreik/exclamation mark in Device Manager ' ForumUsb drives not working but recognized as ok in device manager ForumCD -ROM lists as unknown in Device Manager ?? Forumlost cd rom in device manager ForumWindows xp does not recognized by dvd cd reader burner ForumI can see my external hard drive in device manager , but not able to access it ForumWindows XP recognizes scsi drives in device manager but does not display scsi dr ForumMissing can't see my CD ROM and DVD RW in windows or Device Manager ForumUsb device not recognized but only for my wireless card..everything else works ForumExternal hard drive in device manager , not in disk manager ForumOem ext hard disk usb device not recognized by windows 7 ForumWindow 7 this copy is not genuine ForumI can't get word in Office 2007 to work proberley on Windows 7 Forum[Solved] Windows 7 freezes at welcome screen ForumFree umax astra 5800 driver windows 7 Forum[Solved] Does microsoft windows 2007 work on 64 bit windows 7? ForumCheap card for 1080p HD and Windows 7...psie X 16 More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !