Dvd drive not showing

  1.    06 Mar 2017 #1

    Dvd drive not showing

    Hi everyone,
    My dvd drive is not showing, it is in the device manager list but not listed in file explorer. I have tried every fix I can find but nothing works. Can somebody please help me solve this problem.
    Last edited by debdedoos; 06 Mar 2017 at 04:21. Reason: adding a picture
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  3.    06 Mar 2017 #3

    Thanks for your suggestions, I have tried all the fixes and it still isn't showing, It is listed in device manager as working properly.
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  4.    06 Mar 2017 #4
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  5.    06 Mar 2017 #5

    Thanks for suggesting the https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/...5-cdd01d56e2f8, I tried it and unfortunately it didn't work either.
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  6.    06 Mar 2017 #6

    Go to Start/Search and type diskmgmt.msc, right click the diskmgmt results and Run As Administrator, in the Elevated Disk Management Window in the lower pane, if your DVD drive is showing, right click it and choose Change Drive Letter or Paths, choose a different drive letter that is not being used.
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  7.    08 Mar 2017 #7

    I tried the diskmgmt.m, changed the drive letter and still no luck :-( I am going to chuck it out the window soon! thanks for the suggestion though.
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  8.    08 Mar 2017 #8

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