Tags for this Thread broken , cd dvd drive , not working , presario v Select Restart the computer , and click Finish. Select New and Multi-String Value. If you put in a disc you hear it spin up but the drive doesn’t even show up on my computer. You may have to restart the computer to complete the enabling process. With the 4D36EECE-BFCBE key still selected, right-click any blank area of the right side of the registry editor window the window pane listing all the values within the key. If you are presented with a page to enter your model number, enter your model number.

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If you have upgraded a computer with Compaq presario cq40 cd-rom XP to Vista and the drive was working in XP but is no longer working correctly in Vista, start at Step 4 to remove the upper and lower control filters from the registry step by prfsario. Support Forum Join the conversation! You may have to register before you can post: Those familiar with editing the Windows registry can save time by adding a LowerFilters value to the Windows Registry instead of reinstalling the software.

Use a screwdriver or something compaq presario cq40 cd-rom to push the catches in one at a time, and pull the faceplate off the drive a little at each point until it’s completely released and can easily be lifted off the drive.


Please try again shortly. Slide the new front on until it snaps into place.

Wait 5 seconds for the computer to fully power off before turning it on again. If you cannot use the Microsoft Fix it Solution, continue using these steps to clear the upper and lower registry filters manually.

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Click OK or Allow on any verification messages that open. Open Roxio Creator and compaq presario cq40 cd-rom that a drive name appears as the destination selection. Make sure that ribbon cable from the drive connects to the proper IDE location on the motherboard usually the secondary IDE cq440. If not, continue to the next step.

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Click the following Microsoft Fix it Solution to clean the registry filters automatically:. Click Startand enter ” regedit ” into the Start Search field. Check the drive cables Perform the steps in this section to check the drive cabling:. Use step 5 to make the disc burning software detect the drive. Do the following depending on what is shown in the Device Status section:. Replacing the side panel. Be careful not to slide skin along any interior metal edge compaq presario cq40 cd-rom the computer.

You need compaq presario cq40 cd-rom re-use the mounting frames or caddy in order to use this new drive. Compaq Prwsario CQ Series. Close the registry editor and restart the computer.


Maybe it’s some dirt on the laser. If Windows recognizes the drive, you are finished. Confirm the deletion by clicking Yes. Asia Pacific and Oceania.

Gently remove and reinsert the CD drive data cable from the connector on the motherboard. Some laptop may use some mounting frames or a caddy around the bare CD drive for easy swap.

Then click the Software – Multimediaand Software – Solutions cq0 and look for any compaq presario cq40 cd-rom recording software updates, for example Roxio Creator software update.

If the drive is not recognized, continue to the next step.

After Roxio Creator has been uninstalled, restart the computer. Use Step 4 to remove associated control filters from the registry.

To correct the problem and compaq presario cq40 cd-rom the software to detect the drive again, uninstall the CD recording software, restart the computer, reinstall the disc copmaq software, and then restart the computer again. Reinstall disc recording software Upgrading the operating system or installing certain types of software can cause other recording software to lose their connection to the drive.