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Thanks in advance for your help · OS - Vista · x86 (32-bit) · What was original installed OS on... I'm not sure what's the problem, i've tried different cd's and dvd's yet it still the same issue. Laptop Compaq f700 Forum Cd/dvd rom drives not showing in device manager windows 7 Forum Japanese external cd/dvd rom? Is it likely to be a big job?

Firstly, you will need to open up the tower. you think I need to have someone look at it then? It didnt matter if it is was a blank disc or one with something on it. Hope this helps, good luck Was this answer helpful?

Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. It’s yours. I solved this problem. I was trying to install new software and when I inserted the disc my computer did not recognize it.

Click on the below link and follow the instructions. I can get to the Boot Menu screen and see it on the screen. In the menu Boot Mode set mode Legacy. Reinstalling the OS is out of the question because that's what I wanted to use the cd/dvd drive for to reinstall the OS as it has been having many problems like

If so get into the BIOS (press the F2 key on startup) and see if both the HDD and the DVD drives are listed as being detected. I have no idea why. See More: My ACER laptop wont recognise my CD Drive Report • #1 phil22 May 15, 2012 at 12:20:23 Go into Device Manager >> DVD/CD-ROM Drives.Right-click the CD drive & choose