Windows 8 does not read DVD but CD runs without any problem

Original title - I habe upgrade to windows 8 way back but my DVD player does not read DVD but CD runs without any problem

DVD stalk does not read DVDs but reading the CD with no problems. Even in my computer drive shows as CD drive type.

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Hi Rohan,

I suggest you try the steps suggested by AtishayMSFT dated dated March 6, 2012 at the following link:

http://answers.Microsoft.com/en-us/Windows/Forum/hardware/DVD-drive-not-recognized-in-Windows-8/ad546c20-b916-4AD5-9858-52e10610ee14

Note: 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 the following article: back up the registry in Windows 7

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