Updating your cddvd burner driver

Press Windows key x and choose Programs and Features. If your CD/DVD drive isn’t detected by Windows, make sure the drive is working and recognized in your computer’s firmware.

Check out our article for instructions on how to load your BIOS or UEFI firmware interface.

One of the common complaints I have encountered among users is the loss of their DVD or CD drive after upgrading.

This can be a result of a combination of factors: corrupt driver, out of date firmware, or a factory defect.

If you don’t see your CD/DVD drive in the BIOS/UEFI, then something is definitely awry.

If you want to do this in Windows 10, you need to install compatible software that supports your optical drive.

Microsoft provides a universal DVD playback app for purchase from the Windows Store.

Before carrying out any of these steps, make sure you back up your registry and create a system restore point just in case.

Press Windows key x then click Command Prompt (Admin).

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