This is probably in the wrong section, but I figure this is the closest there is. And it was a topic in this section that helped me with the first part of this problem.
I just got this new computer tower from a neighbor. The DVD/CD drive wouldn't show up in My Computer, and there was a problem with it. I ended up fixing this by using the solution on here and deleting the upper and lower filters. Now the drive is showing up, but there is a new problem:
It won't register on it's own that there's a disk in there. When I click on the drive, it says that I need to insert a disk. When I eject and slide it back in, the DVD-ROM and CD-ROM switch between one another. I was able to get the stuff to appear by clicking on "Populate" under the drive's properties. But it takes a few steps to do this and when I click on the disk, it just takes me to the stuff inside the disk, instead of starting it automatically. And I'm trying to install a game, and when it comes to the part where you have to insert the next disc, I'm having difficulty doing it, because it won't register what's on the new disk. What do I do?
Device Type: CD / DVD
Model: NEC DVD RW ND-2500A
Operating System: Windows XP Professional
Age of Device: < 2 years old
Type of drive: cd-rw, dvd (rewriter & dvd rom combo)
What recording software are you using?: Other
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