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Find Solutions, ask questions, and share advice with other HP product owners. Type the drive letter for the drive that contains the disc followed by a colon (:). cant recognize DVD any more, but CD okay There is a know issue where DVD-RW disks appear to be empty in Windows Explorer on Windows XP Service Pack 2-based computers. Bad data, scratches, or smudges on discs is preventing the drive from reading the data. Source

by Willy / July 7, 2006 12:13 AM PDT In reply to: Oh my God, someone with the same problem as me When you come to *any* CD drive problem, after If the usual remedies (like cleaning the drive of dust/debris, checking the disks for damage, etc.) don't help, then the fix is to replace the DVD combo drive; which is a The latter contains VOB, BUP, and IFO files. I also did a Google search for eMachines eTower 600id drivers and I couldn't find anything. __________________ 1GB DDR2 RAM, 320GB SATA HD, 1.8GHz AMD Sempron CPU, 256MB GeForce 8600GT GPU, http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/272630-32-drive-reading-dvds-reading-only

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First I reinstalled the operating system. Creating Non-Clustered Index on Non-Persisted Computed Column SQL Server Kingdom with helpful bands of mercenaries; avoiding devolving into bandits How to behave with a colleague who suffered the loss of a If you cleaned it out, CD lens cleaner, did re-install, found(install) latest updates, usually after all that and it still doesn't work, replace. Instead refer to the HP support document CD or DVD Drive is not Detected (Windows7).

I just discovered that the LITE-ON?s SOHW-1633S DVD-RW will recognize an Install CD for a different type of device but still will not recognize ANY OTHER audio CD's or DVD's. billybgameNov 21, 2014, 5:23 PM Here I am again on this topic...been over 2 years, but still can't play DVDs on this desktop. It is a hp lightscribe dvd Rw and it istalled one game. Lance Cleaner Cd fzabkarMar 13, 2012, 1:48 AM All I can suggest is to create a bootable USB drive with some flavour of DOS that includes a driver for your optical drive.

Hope you all get the same results. Dvd Rom Not Reading Cd You may also... Use a type of disc that is not being recognized in the drive. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/my-dvd-is-not-reading-dvds-but-it-reads-cds.32758/ If you can see a file system, then perhaps you have some peculiar autorun issue.

perhaps i will try koyotesoft after all since it may help to read all my dvds (although I think part of that problem was the age/condition of the dvds).thank you thank Sony Dvd Player Wont Read Disc But this problems is somewhat opposite of what's happening to you guys. You don't need codecs or a media player to view these folders or even a burning program. Repair or replace the bad discs.

  1. So I think it is a Lens eye problem.
  2. I'm still holding out hope there is something else I can do.
  3. They should contain a file system that is recognisable by Windows.In Explorer, if you can see the file system on a CD but not on a DVD, then AFAICS there must

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If not, select it. http://ccm.net/forum/affich-17795-dvd-rom-not-reading-cds plz x Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Let's try this. Dvd Player Only Plays Cds Maybe I'm just missing something? Dvd Player Only Plays Audio Cds Visit now Z7_3054ICK0KGTE30AQO5O3KA30H4 hp-feedback-banner-portlet Actions ${title} Loading...

If you can see a file system, then perhaps you have some peculiar autorun issue. http://revolutionpc.net/dvd-drive/dvd-drive-reads-as-a-cd-drive.html If it does not, go to the next step. Computing.Net cannot verify the validity of the statements made on this site. For more information about testing for CD/DVD drive hardware failures, refer to one of the following HP support documents: Desktop PCs: Testing for Hardware Failures (Windows 10, 8) (in English) Notebook Deleting Upper Filter And Lower Filter In Regedit'

Step 2: Making sure AutoPlay is set If AutoPlay is set to take no action when discs are inserted, or if AutoPlay is not enabled, nothing may happen when a disc Feb 8, 2006 #4 chef_mercer2003 TS Rookie Ok, I just updated my firmware and now my dvd burner and player works perfectly.. By the way I have tried out an old DVD drive similar to this one. have a peek here Try burning the disc at 4x before playing it from other computers.

Any suggestions?? Dvd Drive Fixer Is it completely safe to publish an ssh public key? If other discs of the same type cannot be read, skip to Step 8 to test the drive to see if the drive has truly failed.

a couple of dvds actually played and i was also starting to have cd-rw disc problems, but that worked to and I was able to burn a cd.

Use the following steps to help determine if discs or the drive need further attention: Insert a software CD (like a game or business software) into the CD/DVD drive and note by R. Use the following steps to test the discs and the drive from a command prompt: Click Start , and enter CMD into the Search field. Dvd Drive Wont Read Discs Windows 7 I don't buy that both drives on both computers are bad.

I'll try uninstalling the drive as a previous post suggested, but was wondering if there were any other suggestions out there.Andy Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Dual lasers...one The issue is not likely related to the drive or the disc. Your dvd rom`s laser is dying. Check This Out A: Some DVD playback software packages do not support playing on a second display adapter of any kind.

Proffitt Forum moderator / February 18, 2006 3:04 AM PST In reply to: DVD Drive problem ? Just now, I put a minute amount of spit on my finger and wiped the little blue lense with it (thought nothing else to lose) and hey presto now reading disks. pulsar2121 View Public Profile Send a private message to pulsar2121 Find More Posts by pulsar2121 October 15th, 2009, 08:59 PM #5 Amoeba22 Moderator Join Date: Aug 2006 Posts: When ever I insert a CD which contains data its reading as a new cd and requesting to write in it.

Report barbar- May 1, 2010 at 02:10 PM don't use cotton, it'll scratch the lense, use some soft cloth instead Report Undefined1234567890- May 19, 2010 at 05:39 AM Why not get The symptoms were that although my DVD drive could read CDs and data DVD-R disks it could not read data DVD+R disks or DVD movies. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. I hope this helped.

Press Enter and look at the list. Regards Howard :wave: :wave: Sep 7, 2005 #2 Geek Squad #851 TS Rookie If your drive reads cd's, but not dvd's That indicates that the hardware works fine. Not the answer you're looking for? Make sure you type the correct drive letter for the drive that contains the disc, followed by a colon (:).

Make sure the disc type is compatible with both the computer burning the disc and the computer playing the disc (CD-R, DVD+R, etc...) See the document Disc Format and Compatibility Information. fzabkarMar 7, 2012, 5:42 AM AIUI, data DVDs should show up in Explorer, but video DVDs won't play until you install appropriate application software plus the required audio/video codecs.In fact I Helpful +31 Report GiantLeap 94Posts Saturday November 29, 2008Registration date December 8, 2008 Last seen Dec 3, 2008 at 03:31 PM lens cleaning Helpful +15 Report maroo Feb 2, 2009 at thank you and hoppy I will receive good messege Report prakash- Feb 19, 2010 at 12:51 AM yeah I got same problem and I done it just you can cheng drive

Acer owns Gateway and also eMachines as well as Packard Bell. __________________ Amoeba22 View Public Profile Send a private message to Amoeba22 Find More Posts by Amoeba22 October 21st, 2009, Ask a question and give support. You could also check the Properties of the disc.Other than that, I have no more ideas. I did not download koyotesoft but went with vlc media player instead and it kind of fixed my problem.

Report • #2 Jennifer SUMN April 1, 2011 at 06:52:30 What is the model of the drive?




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