CD/DVD drive no longer shows up

Microsoft installed some Windows 7 updates recenly and now my CD/DVD drive isn't listed as a Drive in the " Computer" window. I can play and burn cd's but it doesn't list it as a drive until I insert media. I'm on a HP laptop runing WINDOWS 7 64BIT .
Any Suggestions?
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  1. Here is a link direct from MS on how to fix this:

    I know it says Windows XP but the concept is the same for Vista, 7, and 8
  2. I rn the Troubleshooter for Hardware in windows 7... still no CD/DVD drive showing :fou:
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