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DVD Rom not reading

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December 14, 2010 12:19:23 AM

Hello,

My DVD Rom is not working and even not in the BIOS/My Computer list, I'm using an W7 Enterprise I just backdating the date so W7 will not expired. I want to downgrade my OS to XP but can't do it with DVD Rom not working but it opens and read as I hear it moving. I tried deleting the Lower/Upperfilters in the registry but still doesn't work..Anyone might help me on this?

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December 14, 2010 1:04:33 AM

If the DVD drive is not shown in the BIOS (after you have checked the BIOS settings) then the problem is either a faulty drive or a bad connection to the drive (particularly common in laptops) or a faulty controller. Check the connections to the drive by removing the drive leads and refitting, try a different IDE or SATA connection, or try another known working drive.
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