Unable to browse or explore a CD in Windows XP ( WINXP )

You are unable to browse a CD in My Computer or Explorer however the CD works perfectly when auto running and installing.


To resolve this issue do the following:

  • Click Start

  • Right click on My Computer and click on Manage

  • When the Computer Management screen appears, left click on Device Manager

  • Click the + next to DVD/CDROM Drives to reveal a list of installed drives

  • Right click each of the installed drives in turn and click Uninstall from the pop-up menu

  • When this is done click the Action menu and click on Scan For Hardware Changes

  • The drives will be reinstalled automatically and should now function correctly.

 

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