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Thread: win xP not auto detect when cd is inserted




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    please help me, my win XP not detect or read or do anything when i put the cd in . please help thanks a lot

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    Open Explorer and see if you read the CD from there. If not then try the following link:

    CD ROM Not detected thread

    Basically you search for and delete instances of the "lowerfilters" string in the Registry. It worked for me. I can't recall if I also had to delete "upperfilters" as well.

    Make sure you back up your registry first. It worked for me, but it can be risky.

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    Here is the Microsoft KB Article that explains it all.

    Seems a lot of folks have the same issues.

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