When the computer starts in normal mode the CD drive wont show in either "My Computer" or the "Device Manager", Hell, the option wont even show in the DM.
If I start it in safe mode it shows up, works, does what it needs to.
I've shut off a few non-essential programs and crap, tweaked a few settings, nothing seems to work.
It's a near-brand-new laptop with Windows Home Prem. The drive is a Optiarc by Sony NEC or whatever, if that matters much.
Tried nearly everything I can think of. Restored the computer, done all the basic stuff.
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