Bill and his billions are looking prettier and smiling every time I wasted my precious day to fix his problem (or more precise, his built-in traps to make sure users like Sign in to make your opinion count. Share Can't find your answer ? Using the command: sudo lshw -C disk I am able to see info about my drive too.
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Aug 22, 2005 #4 kriss_vr TS Rookie Topic Starter Thanks for your replies. Related Resources DVD Drive not reading DVDs but reading CDs only!! It does not matter if it is a blank disc or one with something on it. Dvd Drive Not Working Windows 7 Good discs to use are game or software discs that were purchased from a store.
billybgameMar 7, 2012, 5:53 AM Ok....and these are game DVDs..so I am guessing not data DVDs...Titan Quest was the main one I tried to install. Dvd Drive Not Reading Discs Windows 10 I'm still holding out hope there is something else I can do. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03280768 Discussions cover Windows installation, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, service packs, and other Windows Vista-related questions.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion dvd drive thinks data disc is blank by looseshoes / January
I am an avide player of the sims and decided today I was going to download all 16 of my sims 3 games onto my laptop. Dvd Drive Wont Read Discs Windows 7 Did NOAA publish a fake map with temperature data it doesn't have? If you are unsure how to enter BIOS, look for instructions to appear on the monitor during start-up. There have been quite a few people who've tried the cleaning discs with good results.
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or https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/mats/cd_dvd_drive_p... this contact form somewhere in there you should have a region tab (if i remember correctly) set the region to US which should be a 1(may want to confirm the correct region code) and Report Saleh- Apr 23, 2010 at 05:59 PM ty man GooD Report Shareef- Apr 24, 2010 at 01:11 AM thank you my problem was resolved by simply doing a disable / I was patient once and left the DVD in for about 5 minutes and after that time it seems like the DVD is actually being read just damn slow. Media In Cd/dvd Drive Is Not Readable
Then the computer transfers these pictures without a promlem and I am able to view the pictures now on the disc. I have tryed cd-r disk, music disk, and games that previously worked. Buying a new one never hurt. have a peek here Is this a bug in the way the disc was burned?
http://support.microsoft.com/gp/mats#tab0 just popped in a movie and its actually working. Dvd Drive Not Reading Windows 8 It would treat the DVD as empty, attempt to rename it, and even query me on 'how to treat' the disc. Most compments are custom made.
thank you. How do I know I'm not unknowingly messing it all up? I had the same problem and your site helped me out a lot, however none of your solutions worked for me. Dvd Player Not Reading Disc The page on that tells us that is too unrelible.Bob Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Hi bakker, your help is much useful, by nquyduong / January 9, 2014
After I clicked on TSSTcorp CDRW/DVD TSL462C, under the device status, it says that : "This device is working properly. Hi everyone, did any of you guys on the forum have any luck solving this problem? not necessarily a movie. Check This Out good luck all and if all else fails -- contact the maker of your computer and see if it is under warranty -- they will replace it for free is what
went home loaded it...played it. I have installed no additional multimedia related application software. Double-click DVD/CD-ROM drives to expand the category. re-installed drives 191919 times.