Updating cd dvd drivers windows xp
Press Windows key once Type into the Search bar and open the program In the bottom half of the Disk Management window, check to see if there is no letter under CD-ROM 0 or CD-ROM 1.If there is no letter for the CD/DVD drive, right click anywhere on or near the term CD-ROM and click on Change drive letter and paths. Open the dropdown menu in front of the Assign the following drive letter option and select a drive letter for your CD/DVD drive. Back in the Disk Management window, press F5 to execute a refresh, upon the completion of which the respective letter will have been assigned to the CD/DVD drive.
Apply each of the solutions until the CD/DVD drive icon is back on your Windows computer.
Follow the steps given below to uninstall the DVD drivers Once done, restart your system. Note: Make sure you have followed the method 2 before following the steps given in this method.
Windows should automatically install the most compatible versions of drives once the computer is rebooted. After you have completely uninstalled all of these software/drivers restart the computer. A lot of users have confirmed that the problem was solved on their second restart.
Restart your computer and recheck the error, hopefully your DVD drive has reappeared again.
Note: The filters are, in most cases, what causes the letter for the CD/DVD drive to disappear from Windows Explorer, which is why this is the most popular fix.