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Optical Drive Not Showing as Drive in My Computer Windows

A came across an annoying issue where my optical drive was not showing as a drive in my computer on a Windows machine.  The solution to this issue was a bit obscure, so I thought I’d spell it out for future users facing the issue of their optical drive not showing as drive in my computer in windows.

What Does the Optical Drive Not Showing as Drive in My Computer Windows Issue Look Like?

In Windows, when you open “My Computer” you should see your optical drive even if there is no disc in your machine. Below is how … Read More

How to Remove Finding Discount From Windows

How to Remove Finding Discount From WindowsThis walk through on how to remove Finding Discount from Windows will be effective at removing most adware and malware. Finding Discount, or findingdiscount.exe, was a particularly annoying piece of adware for me due to embedding so many registry files and polluting my machine and browsers.

 

How Did You Get Finding Discount on Your Machine?

When downloading other software you did want Finding Discount was bundled. Always avoid blindly clicking “next” while installing an application. Also, always choose custom installation to avoid adware and malware such as Finding Discount being installed on your machine. If you want an example … Read More