Portege A600-133: DVD player disappears from my computer


I have a laptop Portege A600-133.
First of all, it is slow at the opening of my computer screen.

Second: after ejecting a disc dvd or cd, Windows still shows the contents of the disc, the system hangs for a while, a USB unplug sound can be heard and the dvd player disappears from Windows (in my computer / Explorer / Device Manager)

What this may be?

I did already the round of upper/lower filters in the registry, but it does not solve the problem...
I opened the computer laptop and checked the wiring to the dvd drive, cleaned the contacts, supported on the connectors.

But the problem is still there...
OS = Windows XP SP3

Kind regards



My first idea was to remove the upper and lower registry key filters, but it seems that you have already done this.

Nevertheless, here is a knowledge of MS on the upper and lower filters article mentioned.

Hmm if the unit is not present in the device manager then this means that the device is not connected or he's dead

You should check if the ODD (optical disc) is recognized in the BIOS.
You should also check if it of possible to boot from the bootable CD.

If this is not possible then it may mean that your WEIRD malfunction

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