Posted 03 February 2007 - 05:32 PM
My Packard Bell laptop (less than a year old) has suddenly developed a problem with the cd rom/dvd drive. Basically it doesn't recognise it as being there anymore!! If you look in my computer, the drive is not listed at all.
Went into Device Manager, and sure enough there was a familiar big yellow exclamation mark on the device. It was listed as a Code 41 problem, the drivers had been installed but Windows was unable to locate the drive.
I tried several reboots, but no success, and also tried add hardware, and searching for new drivers, but basically drew a blank!
Find it real hard to believe that the drive is faulty as the laptop is not only fairly new, but the drive has only been called on to perform on very rare occasions.
Any suggestions out there from you brainy people would be appreciated.