Fix error that Windows XP does not recognize CD / DVD

By Helen Nguyen

During the installation of Windows XP, the operating system can meet some problem of not regconize your CD / DVD drive though it is still in good condition (such as booting by CD , ect). This article will show you how to fix the error that Windows XP does not recognize your CD / DVD.

Before taking steps to fix this error, you need to make sure that your drive still works fine, by checking if the BIOS can recognize the drive or not, booting by Windows installation disk or any boot disk. After making sure the drive still works fine, follow these steps to fix this problem.

Fix error that Windows XP does not recognize CD / DVD

Step 1: Go to Start, select Run

- Type regedit command to access Registry Editor

Step 2: Find the following key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE / System / CurrentControlSet / Control / Class / {4d36e965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}

- In the right pane, you will see Upper Filters and Lower Filters, delete the 2 keys by right clicking and selecting Delete from the menu. After that, restart the computer to troubleshoot the error effectively.

Thus, we have guided you how to fix the error that Windows XP does not recognize CD / DVD drive, so you can fix this yourself. Hopefully, these little tricks will be helpful for you, plus you can take a look at other procedures of computer systems in to use computers effectively.

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