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See if this helps..http://www.dougknox.com/xp/scripts_desc/xp_cd_dvd_fix.htm
"myangelofmusic06" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in
> to my computer recently crashed and i had to do a system restore...really
> bad. lost like everything i ever cherished. well, sent it to the shop, got
> back, and now i can't find my cd rom/rw drive anywhere. it'll open and
> but it wont read anything and its not listed anywhere. please help.