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 Best solution aford10 June 11, 2010 6:09:51 PM Share 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 Related resources Matshita bd-mlt uj240as not recognizing blank cd/dvd - Forum Computer not recognizing cd/dvd drive - Forum CD-DVD ROM not recognizing disks - Forum My New System will NOT recognize CD or CD/DVD drives. - Forum Dell-laptop not recognizing cd in drive - 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? aford10 June 11, 2010 9:28:13 PM Did you run the diagnostic scan from the first link? ican2k July 2, 2010 12:07:21 PM Best answer selected by ican2k. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumSimple and Free Guide to Removing Malware ForumSimple and Free Guide to Removing Malware ForumDVDRW Drive not recognizing discs ForumNo longer recognizing cd/dvd drives ForumMSI Xpower will not recognize the CD/DVD ForumMissing CD/DVD Drive ForumWindows XP not recognizing file systems on drives other th.. ForumMy laptop is seeing or recognizing my hd hard drive or cd/dvd drive ForumBIOS not recognizing any drives but Win7 is ForumPC doesn't recognize CD/DVD drives ForumGetting past administrative password ForumThe local policy of this system does not permit you to logon interactively ForumInternal hard drive upgrade for inspiron 6000 ForumUsb device not recognized on winxp (flash drive sandisk) ForumD:\\ drive is not working properly but computer says it is More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !