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    Asked Dec 3, 2014, 03:20 PM 3 Answers
    I have a sony Vaio VGN-SZ32CP dual core laptop running win 7 ultimate 32 bit.
    In "computer" only my hard drive shows up, not my optical drive.
    All drivers seem to be installed but i notice that in dev mgr the first ATA channel, channel 0, likely the hard drive, is mentioned twice. Channel 1,
    which is likely the cdrom, only shows up once.
    I notice that when a cd is in the drive it spins up for a while and then stops, which would be normal i think.
    Can anyone help me with this?
    thank you

    Last edited by Cat1864; Dec 3, 2014 at 03:41 PM. Reason: removed bold
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    Dec 3, 2014, 08:32 PM
    Does it show up under 'Device Manager' DVD/CDROM Drives?
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    Dec 4, 2014, 05:27 AM
    Look at your bios and see if it is showing up there. Also is this a new install on the OS or is this something that has come up during the use of the machine? i.e. It worked before and has now quit ?
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    Dec 4, 2014, 06:37 AM
    I've seen that before, it could be this fix:
    (Solved) CD Drive not found not Detect - Remove Upper and Lower FilterTech Support All
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