I still have the same exact problem. and that's it..Life was never the same again .. See if it will load what is on the CD. Repeat these steps using music CDs and DVDs (if your computer has a DVD drive). have a peek here
Click Hardware and Sound, and then select AutoPlay. Ensure you check the Use AutoPlay for all media and devices check box. Reply to Teik TeikJul 17, 2014, 3:18 AM I tried everything I found on the net short of re installing Vista Home- no filters in the registry- shows up in device Restart the computer. Check This Out
Step 8: Using hardware testing tools to test for a failed CD/DVD drive in Windows 7 If the computer still cannot read discs, turn on the computer and use HP Support It would still read DVD's but not the Sony installation disc. Reply to rahul132001 Gray Lee-GreenMay 14, 2014, 1:45 PM Luna_Solara said: I don't really understand much about computers, but my computer's (windows 7) disc drive won't read anything! Right-click the CD or DVD Drive icon and select Properties.
There was a a part that said to Download Microsoft Fix it to test Optical drives. In the Properties window, click on AutoPlay tab. Click Device Manager. Dvd Drive Not Reading Windows 8 So simple it realy pisses me off how people including Microsoft wasted 3 solid days of my time with nothing but bullshit.
The drive is in fact a Sony DW-Q58A. Dvd Drive Not Reading Discs Windows 10 Figure : Opening Device Manager Double-click DVD/CD-ROM drives. Most compments are custom made. Try different brands of recordable (R) or rewritable (RW) disc.
User Access Control permissionIf you are prompted for an administrator password or for a confirmation, type the password, or click Allow.3.In the navigation pane, locate and then click the following registry Dvd Player Not Reading Disc THANKS Report Cole- Jun 6, 2009 at 12:31 PM Hi Jason, I have a HP DV6757ca laptop and having an issue with my dvd burner. It was very slow and then in the end I guess it didn't finalize correctly because the cd does not play. I was really not looking forward to have to buy a replacement DVD drive as suggested by many on this forum.
If AutoPlay is set to take no action when discs are inserted or if AutoPlay is not enabled, nothing may happen when a disc is inserted. http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03280768 Report Leon- May 4, 2011 at 02:29 AM Thankyou! Dvd Drive Not Reading Discs Windows 7 I can put a CD such as windows or Driver DVD but I cannot play anything that I burned or ripped. Dvd Drive Not Working Windows 7 If I uninstall drive from Device Manager, from where can I reinstall it again?
Thanks, kriss Aug 22, 2005 #5 Spike TS Evangelist Posts: 2,168 once iuninstalled, you should be able to right click anywhere in the device manager window and click "scan for http://revolutionpc.net/dvd-drive/dvd-r-drive-not-reading-certain-discs.html I am not sure whether there is any problem with my DVD ROM or the drives in my system. I used it regularly for burning both cds and dvds, up until 2days ago when it suddenly decided to stop working for reasons unknown. Please try again later. Dvd Drive Fixer
I have exactly the same problem I suppose. So many of you guys give this very useless information. mine is working now........ Check This Out On the Diagnostics page that pops up, there are different sections for different issues.
This method is the easiest way to restore your computer to factory condition. Media In Cd/dvd Drive Is Not Readable Reply to Luna_Solara Related Resources solved CD/DVD drive not reading any discs CD/DVD drive stopped reading discs suddenly CD/DVD drive not reading discs CD/DVD drives not reading discs New build CD/DVD Aug 22, 2005 #7 AtK SpAdE TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,495 I had trouble with the same exact DVD-RW.
Insert the CD into the CD-Rom. Reply to LMNO123 TeikJul 17, 2014, 3:04 AM monkakka said: coastie65 said: Ok. As the CD/DVD drive in your computer ages, it is affected by vibration, dust, mechanical wear, and other factors. Dvd Not Detected But its of no use.
DVD ROM is giving some sounds. I did everything Sony asked including a full recovery. If the CD or DVD drive is listed, continue using these steps to troubleshoot problems related to disc. this contact form I have an HP Pavilion DV9000 and I've tried taking the drive out and then reinstalling it and going through the device manager.
When done, use the CD or DVD drive again to see if it can read discs. Figure : Uninstall DVD/CD-ROM drive Click Yes or OK to remove the CD or DVD listing. Figure : Find and fix problems in Control Panel Under Hardware and Sound, click Configure a device. It's worth taking a look though.
Didn't expect that to work but it actually did, thanks! I realized something might be wrong with the driver when looked at its properties and saw the Drive H capacity is all used space. If the drive is still missing after using the troubleshooter, continue to the next step. Step 8: Using hardware testing tools to test for a failed CD/DVD drive in Windows 7 If the computer still cannot read discs, turn on the computer and use HP Support
I ended up just going with an external drive that I use at home. In the Run dialog box, type control then press the Enter key. This can help determine if the drive has a problem reading certain types of disc formats. Use the following steps to test the discs and the drive from a command prompt: Click Start , and enter CMD into the Search field.
For DVD or Blu-ray movie playback, specific playback software and codecs are required to be installed on your computer. Step 4: Reading a disc from a command prompt in Windows 7 Sometimes, a computer with an unresonsive CD/DVD drive can read discs from command prompts. Good Luck. Helpful +4 Report bsgbest Jan 24, 2010 at 11:40 AM I just experienced the same problem with the optiarch DVD RW AD-7640S (installed on my Gateway UC7807U).
Report tary- May 6, 2011 at 05:33 AM thks jason, it worked for my laptop, thank you so mach Report Annie- May 7, 2011 at 09:23 AM thankies sir jason. Step 7: Using Microsoft Windows 7 System Restore If the computer still cannot read discs, use System Restore to go back to a time when the drive was known to be