my cd rom and dvd player are not being recognized. what is weird is that they both have power and appear to be ok.they are even on seperate IDEs.driver update an reinstall dont work.device manager sees them and displays an error code 41 .device manager shows them with yellow astericsts (sic) next to them .troubleshooter says.....Windows successfully loaded the device driver for this hardware but cannot find the hardware device. (Code 41) tried new drivers nothing works. !one important thing i am missing vol.exe file for xp that is associated with the volume control in the tray. cant find disc to reinstall ...ahhemm. sorry computer was put together for me and i didnt get a copy of windows. any ideas? any help would be appreciated.