windows 8 tutorials: DVD drive not recognized in windows 8
This windows 8 tutorial is for those users whose DVD drive can not be recognized in windows 8. If you have such a issue, try the steps as below.
1. Run Command Prompt as an Administrator. Type cmd in Windows 8 Metro UI and press cltr+shift+enter
2. Type following and say enter
reg.exe add "HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\atapi\Cont roller0" /f /v EnumDevice1 /t REG_DWORD /d 0x00000001
3. Reboot the system
4. Verify if the problem has been resolved.
Original thread:Windows 8 Consumer Preview cant recognize Bluray Drive
Re: windows 8 tutorials: DVD drive not recognized in windows 8
Another thing that might help is to disable Upper and Lower filters in the registry:
Copy the following code into Notepad and save as a .reg file
Start Copy/Paste here:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
End Copy/Paste at last line:
Choose save as: TakeOutFilters.reg
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