Problems with my DVD-ROM

I have a DVD-RW installed in my computer. I tried to install some old Roxio software a few weeks ago and got a message that the software is not compatible with WIndows XP. I stopped the installation, but now the DVD-RW won't work. It doesn't even show up in My Computer. I've tried getting a new driver to replace the one that the old software disabled, and I have it installed, but when I try to troubleshoot, I get the message that the computer can read the softeware, but can't find the hardware. What can I do?
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  1. left click start in the lower left hand of the screen
    left click run
    type regedit
    left click OK
    Now the registry editor will come up
    double left click on HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    double left click on SYSTEM
    double left click on CurrentControlSet
    double left click on Control
    double left click on Class
    double left click on {4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}
    look on the right side of the window for upper filters
    right click on upper filters
    left click delete
    windows will then ask you to confirm deletion
    click yes
    look on the right side of the window for lower filters
    if you do not see lower filters, you may be out of luck on this one.
    right click on lower filters
    left click on delete
    windows will then ask to confirm deletion
    click yes
    Close all the windows that are open
    restart the computer
  2. It partially worked...the DVD-RW will now recognize data files on CD, but will not read music CD's or DVD's. I insert a music CD, and all it shows me is the CDA files but won't play the music CD. I insert a DVD and it shows all the VFB and IFO files, but it won't play the DVD. Any suggestions?
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