I have tried to do the second method and that did not work. I am going to
try replacing the cable, and then maybe try the first method of modifying the
registry. I am not very familiar with that, so I will leave it as a last
resort. If it worked, then why are there still so many people looking for a
solution? Thanks for your help. I can use it.
"Jane C" wrote:
> The same question has been asked and answered multiple times over the past
> few months in these newsgroups.
> http://support.microsoft.com/default...b;en-us;320553 provides a
> fix that has worked for a cd/dvd drive that disappears.
> Jane, not plain 64 bit enabled
> Batteries not included. Braincell on vacation :-)
> "joline422" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> >I have looked everywhere, read every post in all applicable newsgroups, and
> > noticed that over the last 3 months there are still no solutions for the
> > drives disappearing.
> > Vista is a wonderful program, but unfortunately like many others, we may
> > have to resort to starting over with Windows XP (which also seems to pose
> > a
> > problem)
> > I cannot tell you how much I like Vista. If it is going to be available
> > to
> > the public in December, will there be a solution for this?