Why doesn't Win XP recognize Optical drives?

Question

my win xp stopped recognizing optical drives

Answer

This question was answered on August 1, 2003. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

You should go to the Microsoft site http://www.microsoft.com/whdc/hcl/default.mspx) to see if they support this device Also check with the manufacturer of the drive to see what the hardware/software requirements are.

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Posted by Student of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on August 1, 2003