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  1. After lastest update of windows, I lost the ability to connect to my built in DVD/CD on the...


    After lastest update of windows I lost the ability to connect to my built in DVD/CD on the laptop....any suggestions

    :)
     
    JamesSturgill, Sep 6, 2019
    #1

  2. Lost DVD/CD drive in Windows 10.

    Hi Lawrence,



    Thank you for posting on Microsoft Community. We will assist you in resolving your issue.



    Step 1: I suggest you to run the
    Hardware and Devices
    troubleshooter by following the steps below and check if the issue is resolved.



    • Press Windows icon key on the keyboard, type Troubleshooting and select the top most search result.
    • Click on View all from left side panel of the screen.
    • Select Hardware and Devices, click on
      Advanced option and check Apply repairs automatically
      option.
    • Follow the on screen instructions.


    Step 2: If the issue persist, I suggest you to uninstall the
    DVD/CD drivers from the device manager by following the steps below and check if the issue is resolved.



    • Press Windows icon key on the keyboard, type device manager and select the top most search result.
    • Expand DVD/CD ROM drives, right click on the driver and select
      Uninstall option.
    • Restart the PC for the Windows to install the DVD/Cd drivers automatically and check if the changes are effective.


    Get back to us if you are facing further issues, we will be happy to assist.



    Thank you.
     
    Likhitha V, Sep 6, 2019
    #2
  3. DVD CD Player

    Hi Don,

    Thank you for posting in Microsoft Community. I understand your concern and I am glad to assist you.

    I suggest you to follow the below methods and check if it helps.

    Method 1: Follow these steps to run the windows in built troubleshooter:

    • 1. Write Troubleshooting in the search box and hit enter.

      2. Click on Troubleshooting tab.

      3. Click on view all option on the upper left corner.

      4. Select the Hardware and Device options from the list.

      5. Click Next to run the Hardware and Device Troubleshooter.
    Method 2: I suggest you to update the DVD/CD-ROM drivers on your computer and check if it helps. Refer the below steps to update the driver.


    • 1. Press “Windows + X” and select Device manager.

      2. Select DVD/CD-ROM and expand the driver icon.

      3. Right click on the driver icon and click on Update.

      4. Follow the onscreen instructions to update the driver.

      5. Restart the computer and check if the issue is resolved.
    Hope it helps. Get back to us for further queries. We are happy to help!
     
    Joy Kemprai, Sep 6, 2019
    #3
  4. After lastest update of windows, I lost the ability to connect to my built in DVD/CD on the...

    Built in CD/DVD drive not connected after windows 10 update

    Hi,

    Thank you for posting in Microsoft Community.

    Sorry for the inconvenience caused to you.

    This may occur due to outdated device drivers. Let’s try the following methods and check if it helps.

    Method 1: Run hardware troubleshooter to diagnose the exact issue. It will automatically detect the problem and fix it.


    • Press Windows + X keys on the keyboard and select Control Panel.

    • Type Troubleshooting in the search bar on the Control Panel.

    • Click on Small icon on the left navigation pane.

    • Click on Troubleshooting
      and click on Hardware and Device.

    • Click on Advanced on the Hardware troubleshooter dialog box and click on Run as administrator (Enter the credentials
      if required).

    • Click on Next and follow onscreen instruction complete the Hardware troubleshooter.

    If the issue still persist, try the below method.

    Method 2: Uninstall/reinstall the CD/DVD ROM driver and check.


    • Press Windows key + X and select
      Device Manager.

    • Click on DVD/CD ROM- drives to expand, right click on the device and click on
      Uninstall.

    • Once you are done uninstalling the driver, restart the computer. It will automatically install the generic driver.

    Method 3: Update the
    DVD/CD ROM- drive driver and check.


    • Press Windows key + X and select
      Device Manager.

    • Click on DVD/CD ROM- drive
      to expand, right click on the device and click on Update driver software.

    If the issue still persist, I suggest you to go to the computer manufacturer website and download the latest updated
    DVD/CD ROM drive driver and install the same.

    Hope this will help you. Keep us posted with the status of the issue to assist you further.

    Thank you.
     
    Azaruddin Syed, Sep 6, 2019
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