I log into the computer as local administrator and there are no other accounts on this system. Good luck! I posted the link on my Facebook too... I had a very strange Problem with my CD/DVD. Source
yay. If this does not work, you might have to change the device start type parameter in the registry. Then try using the Linux boot disc again. · actions · 2014-Mar-25 5:28 pm · asdfdfdfdfdfPremium Memberjoin:2012-05-09
And Voila!!! But, after Windows 10 upgrade, some of them reported various issue regarding their CD readers. Refer to the Dell knowledgebase article Guide to Optical Disk Drives and Optical Discs. The Dell provided applications will enable your computer with necessary codecs for such playback of movie DVD or Blu-ray discs.
Select the Operating System installed on your computer to find more information about how to perform System Restore: Windows 10 Windows 8.1 or Windows 8 Windows 7 Windows Vista Windows XP Dvd Drive Not Reading Discs Windows 7 Make sure that you have tried burning and playing from three different brands of blank discs before troubleshooting the drive. I have not changed anything. you can try this out If the DVD drive can read CDs but not DVDs, insert a DVD movie.
The alternative, which was lens cleaning, was a bit tedious since the drive is a slot drive and we had to unscrew a lot of parts to get access to that Dvd Player Not Reading Disc Step 8: Testing for CD/DVD drive hardware failure The laser alignment and the hardware that supports it must retain a high degree of accuracy. Windows checks for problems. Is there an error in the Device Status box?
Ray K. 6 10/2/2007 (11:01 pm) by robert burrows robert burrows (1 Posts) Note my son's Dell Inspiron e1505 had this problem and lo and behold the screw holding the https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/314060/your-cd-or-dvd-drive-is-not-recognized-by-windows-or-other-programs Do not use music CDs. Dvd Drive Not Reading Discs Windows 10 Editor's note - quite often, these issues are being caused by the hardware itself, so what we could recommend you is to try and have a look a this list of Dvd Drive Not Working Windows 7 An alternate driver may be providing this functionality. (Code 32) –Senthil Apr 17 '10 at 5:58 Does reinstalling the driver (not updating, but uninstalling and then letting windows search
Recounting votes - isn't a recount just as prone to error as the initial count? http://revolutionpc.net/dvd-drive/dvd-r-not-reading-cds-or-dvds.html Anyone have any idea? Helpful +6 Report Sneciva Feb 5, 2009 at 07:34 PM What about people using windows XP; I have the same issue. In the right pane, if it does not already exist, create a new 32-bit DWORD value. (Note: How to write a 32 bit DWORD; If you press edit -> new-> DWORD Dvd Drive Fixer
Select the Operating System installed on your computer to find more information about how to restore your computer to factory defaults: Windows 10 Windows 8.1 or Windows 8 Windows 7 (Dell The CD/DVD drive is not present in "My Computer". I don't know how to identify it, etc. http://revolutionpc.net/dvd-drive/dvd-rw-drive-is-reading-cds-but-not-dvds.html Right-click the optical disk drive and select Properties.
Reboot or logoff/logon to apply. Laptop Dvd Drive Not Working Windows 7 Report trigel- Feb 13, 2009 at 05:38 PM I have been told it is probably the higfh and low filters I need to fix....I can get there but do not know I can see it in the device manager.
As the CD/DVD drive in your computer ages, it is affected by vibration, dust, mechanical wear, and other factors. But I also did this in my Vista and I still have my dvd/rw drive. · actions · 2014-Mar-23 3:39 pm · Libra1 edit
I tried Update Driver option from within device manager but it said it couldn't install any device driver. Helpful +2 Report johdee Jun 5, 2010 at 03:47 AM i didnot get any benefit from that solution Helpful +1 Report rv Oct 10, 2012 at 05:02 PM This fix it Anyway, I'm not a tech but that worked for me. Check This Out Type gpedit.msc 3.
Other than copper what can be used for plumbing? [HomeImprovement] by SuperNet330. Report Sincere- Dec 12, 2008 at 02:36 PM I have a gatway M-series Laptop with Vista Home Premium, they want $59.99 because warranty expired last month to give me solution. Thank you for the instructions.Sincerely, Libra · actions · 2014-Mar-26 11:19 am · asdfdfdfdfdfPremium Memberjoin:2012-05-09
BE GENTLE! None of them worked except for yours. reinstall the dvd player in device managerm--> fixed Helpful +8 Report Anon Apr 2, 2009 at 11:21 PM I have the same problem as micro01. If it isn't press enter again and change it to enabled.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314060 If the drivers are installed properly and the drive isn't listed with problems, you may just need to assign it a drive letter. I remember long time ago, enabling it by changing some registry value, but I forgot which one. It will definetly work.