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Troubleshooting Steps: 1. You put them in the drive and they start the cleaning process using little brushes attached to the data side of the disk. Helpful +35 Report mindex Sep 18, 2009 at 06:35 AM Clear SOLUTION!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thank you Helpful +9 Report neeraj Jan 7, 2009 at 07:38 AM Hello, how r u. http://revolutionpc.net/dvd-drive/dvd-drives-will-not-play-dvds.html

If you're running XP, it is probably not a software problemGo through the checklist - make sure the drive has a tight power connection. To access the two specified keys, click on the following folders situated on the left hand side, in the specified order. If the discs fail in another drive on another computer, the discs are probably bad. Support Forum Join the conversation! http://ccm.net/forum/affich-7925-cd-rom-dvd-drive-won-t-work

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Jerry also said, LiteOn drives are cheaply made, intended to last long enough, to get you to buy the junk. The Device Manager reports that the device is working properly. The device reads and opens CDs and CD-ROMs but if I place a DVD or DVD-ROM in it doesn't read it.

  1. ARRG!
  2. DVD player will play in the DVD's whereas it will not see CDs it won't recognize the CD is in there at all.and this is my second DVD player that I
  3. Under System and Security, click Find and fix problems.
  4. Continued burning successfully DVDs and CD in XP machines.
  5. I live in Arizona, and I was burning a lot of discs and little by little it became hotter and then got erratic in its performance.
  6. I even found a Microsoft fix page that led me to edit the Registry, which I did.
  7. Larry Wright Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - Software is the problem by 1btb / May 2, 2009 11:21 PM PDT In reply to: DVD drive not recognize cds
  8. Expand Universal Serial Bus controllers. 5.
  9. Tell them repair is good for the environment, good for consumers, and good for businesses.

Stand up for the right to repair in Nebraska. The most obvious problem is a hardware issue in respect of the CD laser diode having failed, however that would not explain CD data discs still being able to be read! Access a Disc Drive Over the Network It's also possible to access a disc drive over the network by sharing it as a network share. If you have a computer with a disc Cd Drive Not Working Windows 7 So you can fix the stuff you own quickly—and get back on with your life.

I found a fix recently that may help you. Cd Drive Not Reading Disc The fact that you have no problems with data CDs suggests it's probably software. 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. Do not waste your time and money trying any of the recommendations that will only waste many hours, only to discover the people recommending them do not understand the problem.

If the CD/DVD drive is listed, make sure AutoPlay is enabled. Media In Cd/dvd Drive Is Not Readable I'm using a Lenovo ThinkPad X61 with drive in the Ultrabase. The top drive is DVD RW. In Win Explorer, the DVD drive still shows no contents.

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I have service pack 2 and have reinstalled all my drivers hardware from my discs but nothing is happening. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2000658/dvd-drive-reading-discs.html Cancel The All-New Pro Tech Toolkit The high performance electronics repair kit. Dvd Drive Wont Read Discs Windows 10 I have been using their version 6 for the last 8 years for all CD ripping and burning functions with no problem. Dvd Drive Wont Read Discs Windows 7 CDs such as the Windows Boot CD still open fine.

I hear you there, but if it was just this one used XP computer, I'd buy in....but not when I buy two of them, from separate Ebay sellers, both wiped with this contact form Right-click the drive name and select Uninstall. Repeat these steps using music CDs and DVDs (if your computer has a DVD drive). Report Adam- Oct 18, 2012 at 08:10 AM Worked on Windows 7 too, thanks mate! Dvd Drive Fixer

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Go check your email! Thanks Helpful +4 Report mj Feb 6, 2009 at 09:46 PM Hi the mane reason for this problem is a problem with some of your registry files and your sys system Get the answer Ask a new question Read More Windows 8 CD-Rom DVD Drives Related Resources solved CD/DVD drive not reading any discs solved CD/DVD drive not reading discs at all http://revolutionpc.net/dvd-drive/dvd-and-cd-rw-drives-revert-to-desktop-and-won-t-play.html You shouldn’t have to beg the manufacturer for permission to fix it when it breaks.

billybgameMar 6, 2012, 7:14 PM fzabkar said: If Explorer is able to display the contents of a data CD but not a data DVD, then the optical pickup is probably faulty. Dvd Drive Wont Read Discs Windows 8 Windows 7. All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices iFixit: Repair Manual Official App Free – Google Play Install Select a Language: 中文 日本語 Deutsch English Español Français Italiano Nederlands Português

Grab a can of computer duster and get into all the cracks and crevices of that thing.

You can not post a blank message. The problem didn't get solved using Microsoft Fix it tool.I tried it before. 2 answers Last reply Jan 28, 2014 More about dvd drive reading discs xcrossroadsxJan 28, 2014, 5:38 AM DVD/CD Drive not reading or writing discs Opitcal drive not reading recordable discs? Windows 10 Won't Play Cd Try burning the disc at a lower speed.

DVD drive doesn't recognize music CDs anymore PC Hardware forum About This ForumCNET's Forum on PC hardware is the best source for finding help, troubleshooting, and getting buying advice from a I have a Samsung Chronos 700z model bought in 2012. I hear you there, but if it was just this one used XP computer, I'd buy in....but not when I buy two of them, from separate Ebay sellers, both wiped with http://revolutionpc.net/dvd-drive/dvd-drives-only-read-cd-rom-s.html Continue to Step 5: Reinstalling the CD/DVD drive in Device Manager.

Back to top #5 hamluis hamluis Moderator Moderator 51,931 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Killeen, TX Local time:09:59 PM Posted 11 January 2014 - 01:42 PM Agree with RKilroy, that's my approach. Latest was PowerISO to burn some learning videos. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - DVD drive by Hackerness / May 1, 2009 2:25 PM PDT In reply to: Help! The latter contains VOB, BUP, and IFO files.

HP Pavilion dv2720et cd/dvd drive is not detecting the DVD discs HP Pavilion dv2720et cd/dvd drive is not detecting the DVD discs solved Bluray drive not reading bluray discs CD/DVD Drive 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 Find out who represents you in Minnesota's legislatures. Your options range from purchasing an external drive you can plug in via USB when you need the discs to converting those discs to digital formats so you can access them on

Back to top #3 peterk312 peterk312 Topic Starter Members 95 posts OFFLINE Local time:08:59 PM Posted 09 January 2014 - 04:08 PM Four things today that I tried to get If you have any instaled virtual discs; egz daemon-tools SET ALL EMULATIONS TO OFF!!!!!!! Stand up for your right to repair. When I opened the device to clean it, I could see there's only one laser lens.

Windows checks for problems. He checked it out and said it is definitely scrapped. A DVD Video disc IS a data disc and there will be 2 folders visible when the disc is viewed in explorer. IT WAS SO SIMPLE!!!!!!!!!!!

They all worked. First to try should be a CD/DVD lens cleaning disc - It solved the problem I had with the drive reading some discs but not others.Simples Reply to Gray Lee-Green LMNO123Jun The cleaning takes about 2 minutes. Site Changelog Community Forum Software by IP.Board Sign In Use Facebook Use Twitter Need an account?

The computer is working fine other than that.




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