RE: CD-Rom Drive Missing from My Computer
Thank you for responding... I do not have any conflicts in the device
manager, the OS is from my MSDN account, I use a desktop I built.
> "SpyCatcher" wrote:
> > I have the same problem in Vista X32 the DVD-Rom disappears and or will not
> > respond when a disc is in the drive; formatting and reinstalling the OS does
> > not solve the problem.
> > Unfortunately the fix that Rick Rogers listed DOES NOT WORK or FIX the
> > PROBLEM.
> > What I believe to be the problem is a conflict in the "storage controller
> > drivers"; in the device manager I have 2 listed "ITE IT8212 ATA RAID
> > Controller and Microsoft iSCSI Initiator".
> > Anyone have any ideas how to fix or disable MS initiator driver please share
> > your experience.
> > Sincerely,
> > "Don1" wrote:
> > >
> > > The CD Rom drive passed out of existence from My Computer, with Vista
> > > Home Premium 32-Bit operating system installed in a emachines desktop
> > > PC.
> > > The error code is: This device cannot start. (Code 10).
> > > The driver version is: 6.0.6001.18000
> > > I do not know what caused this problem.
> > > Does anyone know how to restore the CD Rom drive?
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > Don1
> I am having a similar problem.My dvd rom works for a few minutes and then
> quits. I've tried everything listed in discussion groups that I can find.
> Although I have a Gateway ML6703 notebook and not an emachine, I found a
> temporary fix. It might work permanently for you. I have something called
> Gateway Recovery Center listed in my programs, you might have something
> similar. That gives me a listing of Recovery, Programs, Hardware, &
> Applications for Drivers External Media. I clicked Hardware and under that
> was Device Driver Recovery. Under that was a list of the Drivers Installed
> in my computer. I didn't see what I was looking for but there was one that
> said OTHERS with a ? next to it so I clicked it and it said TI Flash Media
> Reader 188.8.131.52 WHQL 12-17-06. Well what the heck, I clicked install and what
> do you know, the dvd worked and was listed in COMPUTER again...only 10
> minutes later it vanished once again. Like I said, this was temporary for me
> but maybe it would work for you because now I am getting error messages
> telling me that this Texas Instruments Media reader is having compatibility
> issues with my Mass Storage Controller so I am back once again to square one.