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In any case, I doubt that you will be able to find a replacement optical pickup unit. Really...tada -----Willy Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - same issue, two systems, diffrent DVD-RW, same problem by blkaft / August 23, 2006 3:31 AM PDT In reply to: Here's I don't buy that both drives on both computers are bad. But, wanted to run a DVD, so here I am again. http://revolutionpc.net/dvd-drive/dvd-drives-won-t-read-or-play-dvd-cd-s.html

nothing..insert correct disk etc etc. Your dvd rom`s laser is dying. Make sure the disc burning session was closed after the disc was finished. See the help section in the disc burning software that was used to burn the disc. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/272630-32-drive-reading-dvds-reading-only

Dvd Rom Not Reading Cd

Step 1: Checking if the drive is in Device Manager If the CD/DVD drive of your computer cannot read discs, make sure that the device is listed in Device Manager. Step 4: Now, select "Install from a list or specific location" and click Next. cant recognize DVD any more, but CD okay The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and

  • Since this is a self help forum you get to do some research on your own.Bob Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - I have the same problem...
  • Good discs to use are game or software discs that were purchased from a store.
  • Make sure that you have tried burning and playing from three different brands of blank discs before troubleshooting the drive.
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  • If all discs pass, the drive can read the startup data on the discs and the drive is good.
  • You could also check the Properties of the disc.Other than that, I have no more ideas.
  • The data stored on the disc may still be bad, but an AutoPlay window proves that the drive can read data on the disc.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - I've run into this and... I did that and it still didn't work. It identifies the matshita but sees it as just a standard cd-rom drive. Deleting Upper Filter And Lower Filter In Regedit' I spent hours trying to fix this problem!

fzabkarMar 9, 2012, 5:03 AM Game DVDs are just software/data DVDs. Dismiss Notice TechSpot Forums Forums Community Ask a Question Today's Posts My DVD is not reading DVDs , but it readsCDs Bysudheerarimbra · 4 replies Sep 7, 2005 hi, My DVD-ROM I'm hesitant to use it because they say the update is if you use an Invivia card. View all 10 comments Report SL- Mar 22, 2009 at 12:59 PM I ALSO INSERTED A DISC INTO MY DVD- ROM BUT THE COMPUTER KEPT EJECTING THE DISC AND TELLING ME

If it does not, test the CD/DVD hardware for failure. Dvd Drive Fixer 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 All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: Connection to Ask the community!

Dvd Player Only Plays Cds

Ditto for trying a CD-RW vs a 700MB vs. 800mb.Note too that quality matters, as cheap discs have more issues. http://ccm.net/forum/affich-7925-cd-rom-dvd-drive-won-t-work Step 3: Double-click the newly revealed hardward "AOPEN DUW1608/ARR" and it's own dialog box will appear. Dvd Rom Not Reading Cd My DVD will play dvd's, burn CD's and DVD-RW, but it won't burn DVD-R's anymore. Dvd Player Only Plays Audio Cds After you have checked all of these items, if the drive is still incapable of reading discs that were burned from another computer, skip to Step 5.

FINALLY, this microsoft automated fix it thing has solved the problem. this contact form Just curious, mine is still under warranty and less then a year old.. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - GeekSquad fixed it by ASBaltazar / June 16, 2006 12:31 AM PDT In reply to: (NT) How did you manage to correct your Dell PC - DVD drive suddenly only read CDs. Dvd Drive Wont Read Discs Windows 7

Someone should take Microsoft to court for this, as this has probably cost MILLIONS to all the users trying to solve this by replacing their burner, media & even PCs. How does one explain transformation magic? Helpful +6 Report urbaneve Oct 22, 2008 at 11:22 AM well -- after months and months of this I finally contacted HP and after they went through everything. http://revolutionpc.net/dvd-drive/dvd-drive-can-read-video-dvds-but-cant-read-data-disks.html For this particular incident, Vista did not offer any Restore Point for me to go back to.

It would be interesting to see if any other operating systems (perhaps booted from a LiveCD, if the system allows the boot media to be ejected) can read DVDs. Dvd Drive Wont Read Discs Windows 10 I solved that problem with help from this forum by first uninstalling the dvd software I had installed including ANY DVD and then fixing the registry edit upper and lower filters. billybgameMar 3, 2012, 11:08 PM I have the same problem....but it might be to my own ignorance.....I bought a used/wiped XP desktop......it will not run DVDs.....I downloaded VLC Media Player, after

If the CD laser is gone then no CD's will appear.

It will play an audio CD. Dave setaFeb 10, 2015, 10:47 PM well well well. Repeat these steps using music CDs and DVDs (if your computer has a DVD drive). Cd Drive Not Working Windows 7 cant recognize DVD any more, but CD okay This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff.

Report jh23- May 4, 2010 at 10:24 PM that didnt work either :( Helpful +20 Report jaquemaloi Jul 10, 2008 at 10:19 AM Ok finally, ive been looking everywhere for something 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. You could also check the Properties of the disc.Other than that, I have no more ideas. Check This Out As far as I can tell, Windows XP SP1 had a similar problem.

and while its in pray to god do it itll work every time Helpful +9 Report vintage72 Oct 22, 2008 at 05:35 PM I have tried everything on this message board I noted a tool I use to test with that you can find on google.com. So if a drive cannot read a certain disc, make a copy (using another computer) to an alternate type of CD-ROM.

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