How to correct no recognition of dvd drive in win 7 x64 Tags: Configuration How To X64 DVD Drives Windows 7 Last response: August 17, 2010 11:33 PM in Windows 7 Share smokey70 August 17, 2010 4:18:55 PM Hello, I'm running win7x64 professional on a dell inspiron 1545 laptop upgraded from Vista x64. There is no recognition of my dvd drive anytime in device manager. Any ideas on how to correct? More about : correct recognition dvd drive win x64 jefe323 a b $ Windows 7 August 17, 2010 7:15:11 PM try this: http://support.microsoft.com/gp/cd_dvd_drive_problems If it does not help, then remove your DVD DRIVE in Device Manager and restart your computer. This may help sort out your problem smokey70 August 17, 2010 11:33:49 PM jefe323 said:try this: http://support.microsoft.com/gp/cd_dvd_drive_problems If it does not help, then remove your DVD DRIVE in Device Manager and restart your computer. This may help sort out your problem Unfortunately, device manager does not show the dvd drive either. I have tried pulling the device out and reinstalling prior to rebooting. Nothing is found. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumHow to enable recognition of a 32 bit hard drive on a 64 bit system board in win ForumBurn Win7 x64 on x86 PC ForumWin 7 pro x64 retail install failure.. new build ForumASUS Mobo + Win7 x64 +AMD X4 = No HD Audio + Video stutters ForumAsus P5W DH Deluxe SATA Harddrives recognition ForumInstall win 7 x64 from another hard disk ForumLogical Drive problems - 14.5TB raid6 under Win7 x64 NTFS ForumSwitched from IDE to AHCI and now Win7 x64 wont Sleep ForumWindows 7 x64 Memory Crash Dump ForumCant setup Win7 X64 on RAID ForumCannot get Windows 7 x64 to install ForumWierd Win 98 drive recognition problem ForumExtremely slow win 7 x64 install followed by disk read error ForumWin7 x64 Boot SSD size? ForumCan I install WIndows from SATA DVD drive ? ForumNew Graphics Card/PS upgrade needed for my setup for Win 7 ( x64 )? Forum"Reboot and select Proper boot device" ForumHow to acitvate "SLEEP MODE" ForumHow to minimize remote desktop screen ForumHow can run win xp & win 7 More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !