I've tried everything my Toshiba laptop dvd writer stopped workn

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musiclover00 Posts 11 Registration date Friday November 29, 2013 Status Member Last seen December 7, 2013 - Nov 29, 2013 at 03:46 PM
 musiclover00 - Dec 10, 2013 at 03:38 AM
Hello,
I have a Toshiba laptop 64 bit m300 i did a clean install of windows 7 from windows vista it was all working now it shows error on DVD in device manager i tried uninstalling and it re-installs works for a bit then shows error again also tried

Step 1: Start Registry Editor
type "regedit" in the Start Run box.
Step 2: Delete the UpperFilters registry entry

1. In Registry Editor, expand My Computer, and then expand HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE.
2. Expand SYSTEM, and then expand CurrentControlSet.
3. Expand Control, and then expand Class.
4. Under Class, click {4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}.
5. In the details pane of Registry Editor, on the right side, click UpperFilters.

Again it worked for a bit now I am back to the same error CAN ANTONE HELP
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Ambucias Posts 47357 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen February 15, 2023 11,178
Dec 8, 2013 at 05:07 AM
You will find the proper driver here:

http://www.mytoshiba.com.au/support/computers/satellite/m300/psmdca-06j00s/download
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Ambucias Posts 47357 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen February 15, 2023 11,178
Nov 29, 2013 at 04:09 PM
Have updated the latest driver for your DVD writer ?
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musiclover00 Posts 11 Registration date Friday November 29, 2013 Status Member Last seen December 7, 2013
Dec 1, 2013 at 08:06 PM
yes i have thanks for responding but its in windows update I have tried looking for another driver from Toshiba but same thing it shows it the best driver for my dvd.
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Ambucias Posts 47357 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen February 15, 2023 11,178
Dec 2, 2013 at 04:59 AM
What about deleting the writer through the device manager and reboot your Toshiba for Windows to detect it as new hardware ? If not, looks to me as a technician's job.
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musiclover00 Posts 11 Registration date Friday November 29, 2013 Status Member Last seen December 7, 2013
Dec 7, 2013 at 03:26 PM
i have tried that also
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musiclover00 Posts 11 Registration date Friday November 29, 2013 Status Member Last seen December 7, 2013
Dec 7, 2013 at 03:27 PM
it will work for a bit then error shows up again
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Ambucias Posts 47357 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen February 15, 2023 11,178
Dec 7, 2013 at 04:18 PM
Try cleaning the lens. If it still fails I'm afraid you will need to call on a technician.
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Thanks i found out what it was needed more drivers
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