1.    25 Aug 2015 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 1
    windows 10

    Windows 10 lost cd rom

    Hi there
    Hope someone can help. I upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10. everything works but my cd/dvd drive is gone from device manager. I have the drive noted below. I found the cdrom.sys in windows\system32
    ATAPI iHAS124 B ATA Device
    Driver: c:\windows\system32\drivers\cdrom.sys, 6.01.7601.17514 (English), , 0 byte

    when I look in regedit HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\atapi\
    I only see Enum folder

    I have seen on the internet using the following with and without "
    HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\atapi\Controller0 /f /v EnumDevice1 /t REG_DWORD /d 0x00000001"

    I tried with admin rights adding that stmt twice without quotation marks but it did not take. added it then I re booted

    Wondering if I should roll back my upgrade to windows 7? Would I still be able to install 10 later at no cost ?

    Hoping someone can help
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  2.    25 Aug 2015 #2
    Join Date : Apr 2014
    Space coast of Florida
    Posts : 5,373
    Windows 10 Pro X64 16299.19

    First check to see if it still shows in BIOS Setup. If not then it's defective or one of the cables has come lose.
      My ComputersSystem Spec


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