When the Windows Vista OS is updated or a program is installed or uninstalled, the CD/ DVD drive may not be seen in My Computer. The problem of the missing CD-ROM/ DVD drive in Windows Vista can be fixed. Firstly, through the method of System Restore, the system can be restored to the date when the changes were made that created the missing drive. Secondly, the drivers can be removed and then reinstalled. This problem can happen due to corrupt registry entries and hence fixing them can also solve this problem.