I deleted the high and low filters and still can't get Sims to work. Click the plus sign (+) next to the following items in the list: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE SYSTEM CurrentControlSet Control Class Select 4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318. I posted the link on my Facebook too... I am now at a loss please can someone help me. Source
Report the genius- Mar 22, 2010 at 09:31 AM hey man it worked for me,so tanks alot.keep it up and bring those solutions more often.thnx Report dkkpollock- Jun 15, 2010 at probably over £50. I probably should not have have put 7 on PC as I'm not really qualified or expert enough to troubleshoot. If I use a command prompt, I can list the files on the disc, but any attempt to access the CD/DVD drive using a GUI programme (whether Windows Explorer or another https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/939052
So am I able to disable the cd burning even without the "Explorer" subfolder? If the drive is not listed, refer to the Dell knowledgebase article Optical Disk Drive is not recognized in Microsoft Windows. When I go to registry this is what I have: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ÂPolicies. caution: This product contains components that can be damaged by electrostatic discharge (ESD).
All thats holding me back is that I dont know the cause so it could just happen again almost right away. Reply to Teik JohnLankaJul 28, 2014, 5:12 PM I had the same problem before and DVD Drive Fixer worked for me. Show me how Click Start , and type "regedit" into the Start Search field. Dvd Not Detected If you are presented with a page to enter your model number, enter your model number.
Make sure you have selected this exact key name. If the drive is not recognized, continue to the next step. This can help determine if the drive has a problem reading certain types of disc formats. http://www.dell.com/support/article/us/en/04/SLN129293 In my case I believe it occured after installing a few windows updates and this is also something others have experienced.
Under Device Properties, uncheck the Enable DMA checkbox. Dvd Drive Not Reading Windows 8 Vincent & Grenadines Suriname Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Taiwan Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Togo Trinidad & Tobago Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Turks & Caicos Islands Uganda Ukraine United Arab Emirates United Kingdom United States View all 7 comments Report Denika- Apr 16, 2010 at 08:39 AM Thanks for the advice! Insert a disc that contains files into the drive that is having the problem.
So many of you guys give this very useless information. Visit Website One thing to check, if you are comfortable working in the registry:1.Click Start2.Type regedit, and then click OK. Dvd Drive Not Reading Discs Windows 7 If other discs of the same type cannot be read, skip to Step 7 to test the drive to see if the drive has truly failed. Dvd Drive Not Working Windows 7 Download it from here.
though I had to create an Explorer file and then do the new NoCDBurning thing. this contact form Reply to Teik conner devenportMar 17, 2015, 10:28 AM I do not have both filters Reply to conner devenport Starpoint Renee DiggsMar 29, 2015, 10:57 PM Teik said: monkakka said: coastie65 Repeat these steps with a few other discs of the same type to make sure the problem is not related to the disc. Make sure the disc burning session was closed after the disc was finished. Dvd Drive Fixer
Click the Advanced Settings tab. I don't think the problem is the physical disc brand. Report mbm- Feb 23, 2013 at 01:07 AM try updating your audio drivers if your cd is workind and dvd is not. have a peek here I tried almost every solution given on net, but at last I am not sure what made it working..
Proffitt Forum moderator / January 12, 2009 11:40 PM PST In reply to: no fix If it is as you say it is, it's dead. Dvd Player Not Reading Disc Please try again later. Any selection brought me back to the same screen.
Use discs that are in good condition and are known to work in other drives. I have an HP touchsmart with Windows 7 which after installing 7 I cannot burn or even play a DVD in drive. What is my problem? Cd Drive Not Working Windows 8 Click here to Register a free account now!
Just because windows fix cant fix any thing bar the most simple issues it does not mean the drive is faulty. Thanks anyway. Report uzie- Nov 28, 2008 at 12:53 PM i have a problem with my dvd/cdrom it stopped working for some reason its doesnt play both dvd's and normall audio cd's,my laptop Check This Out next time you boot your computer, the DVD reader will seek the correct centre ring on the DVD, and will then read it properly.
If there are updates available for the CD/DVD drive or recording software, select the ones that apply. Here's the deal: I have a 500g external drive (SimpleTech with a Hitachi drive) that I recently formatted and split into two equal partitions in OSX. 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 If the DVD drive can read CDs but not DVDs, insert a DVD movie.
It would treat the DVD as empty, attempt to rename it, and even query me on 'how to treat' the disc. probably over £50.