Microsoft's offering users an automatic fix for issues related to their CD or DVD drives in Windows 7, Vista and XP. Essentially, users affected by these issues find that they cann't access or play CDs or DVDs.
According to the Redmond company, "This issue may have occurred after one of the following situations: you upgrade a computer to Vsta or install Vista SP1; you install or uninstall CD or DVD recording programs; you uninstall Microsoft Digital Image."
Here're the manual steps to fix the problem on Vista/XP:
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