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System not recognizing cd/dvd drive

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?
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  1. Hi

    Install the driver of your CD/DVD.

    Good Luck
  2. Best answer
    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
  3. 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?
  4. Did you run the diagnostic scan from the first link?
  5. Best answer selected by ican2k.
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