CNET Reviews Best Products Appliances Audio Cameras Cars Networking Desktops Drones Headphones Laptops Phones Printers Software Smart Home Tablets TVs Virtual Reality Wearable Tech Web Hosting Forums News Apple Computers Deals by Kees Bakker / January 11, 2009 5:52 AM PST In reply to: dvd drive thinks data disc is blank 1. Bummer. I looked at System/hardware and checked with NO DISK in the drive and yet the "disk" was graphed out as totally full. weblink
Get the answer Ask a new question Read More DVD Drives Windows CD-Rom Storage Windows 8 Windows 7 Related Resources Reads cd but doesnt read dvd disc. Advertisement keesu1 Thread Starter Joined: Jan 21, 2006 Messages: 67 Hi, My DVD drive ( D ) shows the inserted disk is empty when it is almost full. No, create an account now. Pulled the IDE cable and power from it and started the comp up then restarted and then plugged them both back in. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/dvd-drive-thinks-data-disc-is-blank-324693/
Clean the head with a head cleaner.3. The disc drive works fine in safe mode as well. Please try again now or at a later time.
All Rights Reserved. Again, no guarantees, but it worked for me.http://support.microsoft.com/mats/cd_dvd_drive_problems/en-us Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Windows Vista forum 18 total posts Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions icon Computer Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - A solution to what? Burned Dvd Shows Up Blank Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?
Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules All content Copyright ©2000 - 2015 MajorGeeks.comForum software by XenForo™ ©2010-2016 XenForo Ltd. Dvd Showing Blank In Windows 8 Once you click on the drivers, a new dialog box will open giving you such an option.You should also clean the drive lens, dust them out. Oct 2, 2012 #7 Cobalt006 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,777 +242 Have you tried just a windows repair? Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More...
I have XP home, SP 3, Pentium 4 3.20 GHz, 1 G RAM. Burned Disc Showing Blank Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Windows 7 > Computer problem? Good luck! Report • Start a discussion Related Solutions› DVD drive not playing CD's but plays DVD's fine. › How to fix DVD drive slow reading issue? › [Solved] Win 10 won't recognize
Thank you for you help anyway bro. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/246299-32-empty-drive-full Just a lesson about using drag and drop recording.Bob Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - no fix by bagedgttib / January 12, 2009 11:27 PM PST In reply to: Dvd Showing Blank In Windows 7 The comps never had any virtual drive software on them. Dvd Showing Blank In Windows 10 what is the brand of your blank media?
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There are other things you can try like modifying the registry to tell it that you have a DVD/CD writer but these normally do not work all the time. Computing.Net and Purch hereby disclaim all responsibility and liability for the content of Computing.Net and its accuracy. by R. check over here Says no disc in drive I place a cd into the drive, shows no cd or empty and I can't play anything because it says no cd Empty cd/dvd/bd drive makes
I removed the CD/DVD drive and put it into an older WindowsXP machine and it performed without problems. Can\'t run dvd disc in my dvd/cd-rw drive How can i play a dvd on my asus notebook using an external cd disc drive as it w Cd/dvd drive not reading However, the fix isn't fool proof, and it sometimes has to be run a few times to take.After running this fix, it starts reading my Data DVD again as it normally Cd Showing Blank Windows 7 Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - disc drive show disc empty by Qasim121 / October 14, 2015 12:13 PM PDT In reply to: Re: data disk not recognised.
If I use a command prompt, I can list the files on the disc, but any attempt to access the CD/DVD drive using a GUI programme (whether Windows Explorer or another Dec 2, 2014 #14 Guest I m also facing same problem when I put a cd in dvd rw drive it shows the disc is empty but when I try to They show up properly in device manager and in my computer. http://revolutionpc.net/showing-blank/dvd-driver-says-full-when-nothing-s-in-it.html keesu1, Sep 13, 2010 #6 Sponsor This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies.
Sep 29, 2012 #3 xcylent TS Booster Posts: 231 +17 That's a curious little problem we have here! keesu1, Sep 10, 2010 #3 daz1 Banned Joined: Nov 4, 2006 Messages: 2,664 if above no good http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929461/en-us go to fix it myself daz1, Sep 10, 2010 #4 keesu1 Thread Replace the driveThese are your options. Wondering if anyone has any ideas or solutions Sep 28, 2012 #1 xcylent TS Booster Posts: 231 +17 What sort of CD are you using?
Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Vista and blank discs by unlucky57 / April 5, 2010 5:29 PM PDT In reply to: dvd drive thinks data disc is blank Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? Learn More. So this must be a Vista bug.
Don't know what happened but would certainly appreciate some help with what my gut feeling tells me is something pretty simple to remedy. Unfortunately, as I've mentioned, it's not a full fix, but can be similar to Justchillin69's.Microsoft offers it for free, so I advise those who still have the problem to give it An easy way to check this would be to reboot and try to boot off a bootable cd/dvd. Sep 29, 2012 #4 MysterioMask TS Booster Topic Starter Posts: 125 It is a veritable conundrum!
Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by keesu1, Sep 10, 2010. Oct 1, 2012 #6 MysterioMask TS Booster Topic Starter Posts: 125 My best guess on what has happened was that a virus of some sort has deleted or impared the things solved DVD Drive Buzzing sound even when empty?