I keep gettin a problem with my DVD-rom of type MATSHITA UJ-840D running on Windows XP on an HP Laptop. The drive previously listed as MATSHITA UJ-840D on the Hardware profile is now listed as MTHTU-4D under the hardware profiles and it is unable to write or read DVD and CDS anymore. After repeated uninstalling and reinstalling it sometimes comes back on and then disappears again after a day or 2.
What could be the problem? I have tried updating the drivers but it says i am running the most uptodate driver and my computer also has service pack2.