I can't use my drive at all anymore. December 26, 2012 Krishna Hi.. IBM WebSphere Portal Home IBM Logo Sign Up Log In Welcome Getting Started Contact HP - Anonymous Contact HP Product Context View Support Home Test page Product Home Product Warranty Result Thanks View all 12 comments Report Sinner_D- Feb 1, 2009 at 06:28 AM i have a similar problem, however my issue extends to some DVD-ROM software also... http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03280768
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This is pretty ridiculous. Wolfy :) 1 2 Next Ask a question Member requests are more likely to be responded to. November 2, 2012 Bueb Tube I could care less about Windows 8. Dvd Drive Fixer You are buying a PC to do 1000 things other than play DVD.
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your dvd read head may have read its last disk. Dvd Drive Not Working Windows 7 Repeat these steps with a few other discs of the same type to make sure the problem is not related to the disc. If you can then most likely a software or driver issue, which will most likely resolved by performing a clean boot, then process of elimination in 'MSCONFIG' of services, startups, etc.If 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
Note what happens. http://www.howtogeek.com/127774/how-to-play-dvds-on-windows-8/ Facebook Google+ Twitter YouTube Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Graphics Laptops Smartphones CPUs Storage Cases Dvd Drive Not Reading Dvd But Reads Cd Yes, it took a bit of finagling to get live video going with MediaPortal as a back end, but I have to say XBMC is better than MC in all ways Dvd Drive Not Reading Discs Windows 10 When finished, use the CD/DVD drive again to see if it can read discs.
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Give it a try, please! When I open Windows Explorer the hour glas pointer is constantly on and I can't access the contents of the DVD. Register now Not a member yet? Check This Out Hope you all get the same results.
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What do I do? If the CD read head is dead, would I still be possible to read DVD as in my case? Umm, if you're using recordable media, older drives may care about whether you're using DVD-R(W) or DVD+R(W). Dvd Drive Not Reading Windows 8 setaFeb 10, 2015, 11:37 AM Hi all, I am going to add on to this thread because I am experiencing the same problem.
November 2, 2012 Citrus Rain @Isma'il I think it all depends on the device. PC Defrag & Scandisk hard drive Run Defrag and ScanDisk on the hard drive. Most compments are custom made. http://revolutionpc.net/dvd-drive/dvd-movies-stops-hard-drive-function-why.html The pickup has two lasers, one for reading CDs, and the other for DVDs.