Satellite Pro L20 - cd/dvd drive not responding

Hello

I currently have a Satellite Pro L20, recently my cd/dvd drive a work stoppage, and he comes back with the error message i/o device driver. It is impossible to read any form of cd/DVD. I can't explore keeps it the d: drive asking for a disc to be inserted.

Thank you.

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I relly m not 100% sure if my advice will help you to solve this problem, but I recommend to remove the drive from the device and then Manager to delete the Upperfilters and Lowerfilters values completely from the following registry key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Contro l\Class\ {4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}

Then restart the laptop and check if it helps it worth a try.

Anyway if it doesn t help chances are readers equipment would malfunction. Maybe the s drive laser lens can not calibrate in the right position and, therefore, it of not possible to read or write CD or DVD.

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