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There are no subfolders in "Policies." I didn't even realize my DVD Driver was acting up until I tried to install Sims 2 Double Deluxe, which is a "DVD-ROM." I paid Helpful +6 Report Sneciva Feb 5, 2009 at 07:34 PM What about people using windows XP; I have the same issue. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - This is an EASY One! You can check the power supply to determine if it is not working correctly. this contact form

Note: The recording software available for download is for upgrade purposes only and requires the original version to be installed on the system. Even after spending time trying to solve a driver error manually, there is no guarantee that you will find the solution. If you're running Microsoft Windows, run through Windows disc drive troubleshooting steps first. Report jjj- Dec 4, 2012 at 09:33 PM Man I can not thank you enough.

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Lots of highly rated burners listed over at Newegg.com. Flag Permalink This was helpful (6) Collapse - I've had better luck with OEM... I log into the computer as local administrator and there are no other accounts on this system.

  1. Literally.As a person that burns a lot of DVDs for data backups (upwards of 5 a week or more), I have found that the laser diode they use for burning will
  2. In otheres, there is an option or a check-box to select to tell it to close the disk after you are done burning.
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  4. Step 2: Decreasing the disc burning speed on computers running Windows 7 that cannot burn discs Burn the disc using a slower burn speed.
  5. This only applies if you are using the preloaded software image as shipped.
  6. Reboot or logoff/logon to apply.
  7. Wait until the disc burning process is complete.

Report Gene- Sep 12, 2009 at 07:11 PM nothing is working for me tried creating the the DWORD through regedit I have an HP Pavillion 9700 and it just quit on The disc drive may not be able to read CD or DVD discs if it does not have enough power. I`ll tell everyone near and far how it worked. Cd Drive Not Working Windows 7 My dvd drive is not reading blank dvds but reading cds CD/DVD drive no longer shows up My dvd drive is not reading duplicate dvds My dvd drive hasa just stopped

Flag Permalink This was helpful (2) Collapse - Good post... Dvd Drive Fixer Flag Permalink This was helpful (4) Collapse - Screen savers... Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. So, I cannot use either.

CD and DVD drive troubleshooting DVD movie playback troubleshooting CD and DVD recording troubleshooting CD and DVD drive troubleshooting Verify the disc media used. Laptop Dvd Drive Not Working Windows 7 Report zim- Dec 12, 2012 at 05:54 PM Awesome! If another similar machine is available, then verify that the drive works in the other machine and that the other drive works in this machine. BE GENTLE!

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Less than a month ago I used it to install Diablo 3 so I know it works fine. http://www.dell.com/support/Article/SLN116383 mine is working now........ Dvd Rw Drive Not Reading Disc Unfortunately, going as fast as you can isn't always the best strategy. Dvd Drive Not Reading Discs Windows 10 Flag Permalink This was helpful (5) Collapse - Not Necessarily by Hforman / October 27, 2012 8:26 AM PDT In reply to: It SUDDENLY stopped working It is really easy to

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. But here is something else to do - Disconnect ALL of your CD burner cables (BOTH power and signal). There are different ways to test your computer's disc drive and determine if it's bad or has flaws that are causing issues with your computer. I have been to device manager which says there is no problems, I have reinstalled to let the pc find it. Dvd Player Not Reading Disc

spit-ily) blew shortly a few bursts of air into the cd slot, and BAM. As with everything potentially superfluous,…Read more                    What are PC ports? The culprit is a weak transport that can get stuck on smoke, dust, hair, or even get jammed in the centre if the unit takes a shock or too much vibration. As a former network computer systems tech, I found, a countless number of times, (with known good discs), that when a CD/DVD drive don't work properly, but it does 'run', rotate,

wow what a simple fix. There Was An Error Burning This Disc. The Disc Might No Longer Be Usable Clear the log out and then bring up Roxio and try to burn something. If you cannot use the Microsoft Fix it Solution, continue using these steps to clear the upper and lower registry filters manually.

Maybe some option changed by accident.2) I would consider something better than Roxio (like NERO) because Roxio is BIG on Digital Rights and there was a fairly recent Microsoft DRM patch.

Thanks! problem. Now I just replace them when they start hiccuping on the verifies.Thankfully, they are only about 20 bucks on Newegg and are easy to replace. Cd Drive Not Working Windows 8 In this post we will discuss the following topics: - What are the common DVD & CD Drivers errors? - How to permanently fix DVD & CD Drivers errors Driver errors

There was one solution which required editing the registry and I didn't want to risk that. If it was hardware, he wouldn't be able to burn anything at all or each CD would be different. There are a lot of good things to try before he runs out and buys a new burner (I'm going to try one or too on one of buy burners as Refer to the Dell knowledgebase article How to update your System BIOS within Windows for more information.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - If it were mine, I'd just replace it with a current by VAPCMD / October 5, 2012 11:14 AM PDT In reply to: I only get HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\ComDlg32. WARNING: Do not try to forcibly eject the disc. To run a Diagnostic on your CD, DVD or Blu-ray drive, browse to the Optical Drive Diagnostic and follow the instructions.

and then restart the computer. Good luck with your issues. Any further suggestions? There are many different brands and types of recordable, some perform better than others.

The DVD player software available for download is for upgrade purposes only and requires the original version to be installed on the system. In the right pane, if it does not already exist, create a new 32-bit DWORD value. (Note: How to write a 32 bit DWORD; If you press edit -> new-> DWORD If a LowerFilters value is listed on the right side of the registry editor window, select the LowerFilters value and press the Delete key. I bought my new computer about a year ago and after searching the web I still haven't found a reliable solution, because of this I have not installed iTunes on my

Verify that the latest version of the preloaded DVD player software (Mediamatics DVDExpress or InterVideo WinDVD DVD player) has been properly installed and configured, including Region codes if applicable. Contact your local technical Support Center Need additional information, visit theWindows Support Center Search All All Desktops & All-In-Ones Laptops Monitors Servers Smartphones Tablets Workstations Was this information helpful? However, it's not working for me. Tip: Many CD and DVD drive errors in Windows are caused by drivers or other background programs.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - Are you really making a standard audio CD by robjc63 / October 26, 2012 10:56 AM PDT In reply to: This is an Press the Ctrl & F keys on the keyboard or select the Find/Search option and copy/paste the following line in the find field: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Policies\Explorer 3. To troubleshoot the drive, see the CD and DVD drive troubleshooting section. What format are you using?CD-R?