Solved System not recognizing cd/dvd drive Tags: DVD Drives CD-Rom Windows XP Last response: July 2, 2010 12:07 PM in Windows XP Share ican2k June 11, 2010 3:28:43 PM Hi; I formated and reinstalled Windows XP home edition on my Dell Demension V400. Now the system does not recognize the cd/dvd drive. Worked before. What am I missing? More about : system recognizing dvd drive georgejabr June 11, 2010 3:46:43 PM Hi Install the driver of your CD/DVD. Good Luck m 0 l Best solution aford10 June 11, 2010 6:09:51 PM The default windows driver will work just fine. Try running this diagnostic scan. http://support.microsoft.com/gp/cd_dvd_drive_problems If that doesn't help, try deleting the upper and lower filters in the registry. http://support.microsoft.com/gp/cd_dvd_drive_problems Share Related resources My New System will NOT recognize CD or CD/DVD drives. - Forum Toshiba laptop not recognizing my CD/DVD drive - Forum Computer not recognizing cd/dvd drive - Forum My laptop is seeing or recognizing my hd hard drive or cd/dvd drive - Forum Xp recognizes cd/dvd drive but bios does not - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer ican2k June 11, 2010 9:11:10 PM Hi; i went to the site you recommended, followed to instructions in regedit . there was not a high or low filter listed. Any other ideas? m 0 l aford10 June 11, 2010 9:28:13 PM Did you run the diagnostic scan from the first link? m 0 l ican2k July 2, 2010 12:07:21 PM Best answer selected by ican2k. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedCD/DVD ROM Not recognized after adding Hard Drive Forum cd/dvd doesn't recognize disk when inserted. New drive acts the same way. Device manager says drive is ok. sata problem? Forum CD/DVD Drive not recognize Forum SolvedReplaced power supply, now won't recognize CD/DVD drive Forum SolvedPC won't recognize hard-drive until I use boot CD/DVD. HELP?! Forum No drives recognized Windows 7 (usb, sd, cd/dvd) Forum SolvedWindows 8.1 system builder not recognizing my hard drive. Forum my inspiron 2205 doesn't recognize the cd/dvd drive Forum how to enable a CD/DVD drive on a 64bit system Forum CD/DVD Drive won\'t recognize new discs, but plays old ones... Forum CD/DVD Drive won\'t recognize new discs, but plays old ones... Forum Laptop wont recognize cd/dvd drive, Windows 7 issue? Or Toshiba? Forum Pc recognizes second hard drive as a cd/dvd so will not allow format Forum D: drive CD/DVD R recognized as being C: drive Forum Laptop wont recognize cd/dvd drive Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !