If you are among the population of Windows users who noticed that your system no longer recognizes your CD/DVD drive following your upgrade to Windows 10, you are not alone. This tip will walk you through how to get your optical drives to show up in the Device Manager
or File Explorer
Windows Not Recognizing CD/DVD Drive
Open an elevated Command Prompt
. Type command prompt
into the Search
box, and right-click on the entry. Select the option that reads Run as administrator
Type the following command, followed by Enter
reg.exe add "HKLMSystemCurrentControlSetServicesatapiController0" /f /v EnumDevice1 /t REG_DWORD /d 0x00000001
Close the command prompt and reboot your system. Windows 10 should recognize your drive following the system's restart.
Published by jak58
Latest update on February 3, 2016 at 10:43 AM by jak58.