On Mon, 19 Nov 2007 08:19:01 -0800, Carlos
>Go here http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx/kb/929461 and recover your
BTW, Deuce, I feel certain that ONLY those using iTunes/Quicktime for
Windows are having this problem. (the iPod DOES use iTunes).
NOTE, however, doing this will BREAK iTunes CD/DVD burning, and you
will begin receiving an error message each time you start iTunes,
unless you reinstall it. Of course, doing that will then keep Windows
from seeing the drive once more. Obviously, their CD/DVD burning
module is simply not entirely compatible with Vista, since this only
happens when I install iTunes/Quicktime.
Apparently, Apple has not yet realized this (you've heard of the Apple
Reality Distortion Field, haven't you? They truly believe they are
writing well-working Windows sofware with iTunes/Quicktime for
>> I have a 6 month old HP Pavilion dv2310 notebook running Vista Home
>> Premium. My problem started when I hooked up my iPod for the first
>> time. After syncing with iTunes I noticed that my CD/DVD drive would
>> no longer work. Sure enough, the iPod had taken the E: drive
>> designation which had been used by my CD/DVD. So, I used disc
>> management to assign another drive letter to the iPod and rebooted
>> expecting drive letter E to be reassigned to my CD/DVD drive. It was
>> not. So I went to the HP website for support and found an article on
>> troubleshooting drive detection problems. I followed their
>> instructions to check that the drive is listed under DVD/CD-Rom drives
>> in Device Manager. It was listed there and when I checked it showed
>> that the driver was up to date. I followed the instructions to delete
>> and then reinstall the driver. I did that and got an error message
>> that the driver was not successfully installed. When I clicked on the
>> error message I received the following message "This device cannot
>> start (code 10)."
>> The CD/DVD drive still shows in Device Manager and the driver still
>> shows as current even though I was told it was not successfully
>> I don't believe the CD/DVD drive is bad as it's indicator light
>> flashes and I can feel it spinning when I insert a CD. It has burned
>> and played DVDs without any problems.
>> Before I pursue this with HP, I wanted to check if anyone had similar
>> experience and had found any solution. Thanks.