I lost all my icons for my CD (drive E) and my floppy drive

Hello!  -J' I need help, ASAP, to put it bluntly, I lost all my icons for my CD (drive E)and my floppy drive, (A). I know I've lost, because they do not appear, under 'my computer' I use Windows XP home


Please, can someone help me?   -Alternatively, the motherboard is completely shot?                         Thanks,-Geoff

Hi Geoff,


  1. Remember to make changes before this problem?
  2. You get the error message?

These problems may occur if there are corrupted or incorrect keys in the registry.

Method 1
: you can follow the steps described in the article below

The floppy drive is missing from the folder my computer


Method 2:
you can view the steps mentioned in the link below

Your CD or DVD drive is missing or is not recognized by Windows or other programs


Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems can occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you proceed with caution. For added protection, back up the registry before you edit it. Then you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click on the number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base.
How to back up and restore the registry in Windows

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