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Old Jul 16, 2007, 06:03 PM
raahi108 raahi108 is offline
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Post CD/DVD Drive not recognized on Toshiba Laptop

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Hello,

I have a Toshiba M35 laptop and my CD-DVD drive suddenly stopped getting recognized in BIOS as well as by windows XP.
I have a Linux partition as well, but it doesn't recognize the drive as well.

It used to work till last week. Then i left a DVD in there and turned it off. Next morning i had a windows update installed. I am not sure if either of these are the reason for the failure.

The drive works though, as i can see it spinning when i put a cd/dvd as well as during POST.

Is there any way i can have to work again without physically removing and readding it?

- I tried clearing up LowLimitFilters and HighLimitFilters in the windows registry as suggested in some other forum, but it didn't help.

Thanks in advance.
 

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