CD and DVD RW drive not working or detected in Windows 8.1, 8, 7 and vista. Here is a way to solve CD/DVD drive not working. Before several days, I was found a problem in my Windows 8.1. My DVD RW drive not working and detected. I was trying a few types of DVD in my laptop but nothing work. All DVD and CD are working on my other laptop. After receiving this error, I am trying to solve this issue from the web but nothing work for me. I was updating my DVD RW drivers with latest drivers, but not worked. So, today I do some experiments and my experiments on Windows are successful and now CD and DVD RW drive working perfectly. So follow simple steps to fix CD/DVD drive not working in Windows.
How To Fix CD/DVD Drive Not Working or Detected
Search “Device Manager” and open it.
Now Expand DVD/CD-ROM drives.
Right-click on your DVD RW drive and click Update Driver Software.
Click “Browse my computer for driver software”.
Click “Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer”.
Select CD-ROM drive and click Next.
That’s it, you will see “Windows has successfully updated your driver software” dialog box.
The above steps are working for me and now all CD and DVD are working on my Windows 8.1 PC. So above steps are safe to use and working perfect. If you have any question about this error, then comment below.