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Step 2: Go to the tab "Hardware" and click "Device Manager" once there locate your driver. Reply to JohnLanka TeikJul 30, 2014, 5:18 PM JohnLanka said: I had the same problem before and DVD Drive Fixer worked for me. To play a DVD in VLC, click the Media menu and select Open Disc. First Try CD then DVD. Check This Out

So you can create a library in ISO format to keep chapters menus etc. Could someone please help me? Mobile companies are launching new models every week, inflation is going up every day.. and while its in pray to god do it itll work every time Helpful +9 Report vintage72 Oct 22, 2008 at 05:35 PM I have tried everything on this message board https://forums.techguy.org/threads/dvd-drive-recognizing-theres-a-dvd-in-the-drive-but-wont-play-through-my-computer.1006242/

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If one wil read and the other not, then you need to replace the drive. Enjoy! 10 5/15/2010 (3:32 pm) by schirall schirall (1 Posts) http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314060 ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ That link is great. This only applies to video DVDs. Do you hate Windows 8??

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Properties can also checked by right clicking the device in the Windows Device Manager (Control Panel - System). Videos that wouldn't play for me before (commercial) suddenly began to play! 2nd -- Make sure you have the correct and latest driver for your DVD drive and make SURE it I only wonder what else won't be included in Windows 8. Cd Drive Wont Read Discs Windows 7 Reply tebie_ May 6, 2013 at 12:40 pm VLC is a steady option.

I know you know this is VERY FRUSTRATING!!! Dvd Drive Wont Read Discs Windows 10 Tell them repair is good for the environment, good for consumers, and good for businesses. my my. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-hardware/why-wont-some-dvds-play-in-my-computers-dvd-drive/e8cc9d0d-082c-4464-a79b-22e577b67c93?db=5 Reply chancy August 4, 2013 at 7:07 pm You can use VLC to play Blu-Ray on Windows 8, but you will need to download and place the AACS and BD+ DRM

Much simpler than keeping loads of DVD's. Computer Doesn't Recognize Cd Drive Windows 10 Hope it helps. Register now Not a member yet? Won't be upgrading my "media center" laptop (closed and hooked to receiver via HDMI) to Win8 any time soon, but thanks for the guide.

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It's a shame we seem to be loosing the option of having physical disc drives - if this IS how things are going - but we can't escape from progress whether recommended you read If the DVD drive remains dead and you know it is getting power, then it is probably time to buy a new DVD drive or schedule a repair. 2) The DVD Cd Drive Not Reading Disc if it not work that will said u need a new cd dvd drive! Cd Drive Not Working Windows 7 If you agree with us, find out who represents you in the Massachusetts legislature.

Once cleared out, the DVD drive started working correctly. his comment is here It reads data cds, plays audio CDs and some burned DVDs but not commercial DVDs. Very, very frustrating. 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. Dvd Drive Wont Read Discs Windows 7

cheers Helpful +4 Report Vik Jan 5, 2009 at 10:35 AM Here we are in 2009, and all I can add is "me too." How depressing. Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. And how do I do it without Metro? (I don't have high enough screen resolution.) November 2, 2012 Bob Win 8 still has Windows Media Player 12 installed. this contact form The money he required was not acceptable for fixing what I thought should be repaired for free.

Reply Suvo May 8, 2013 at 10:08 am It does not matter, as long as my favourite player is VLC & GOM Player. Dvd Drive Fixer Helpful +35 Report mindex Sep 18, 2009 at 06:35 AM Clear SOLUTION!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I ended up talking to a windows engineer live on line who insisted he could fix this problem with remote control with my computer while I watch.

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If you do not see the UpperFilters registry entry, you still might have to remove the LowerFilters registry entry. Notice I can get my point across without name calling and derogatory statements? DO NOT EMAIL ME TO ASK WHERE TO DOWNLOAD STUFF FROM kind regards Martin J Helpful +4 Report th3fro6 Feb 9, 2009 at 03:07 PM After 3 full days of intensive Dvd Drive Doesn't Recognize Disk I finally went to Dell's website and downloaded support assist.

I did. (It took up plenty mbs) But, it merely converts the DVD toanother file on the PC and that takes ages to process. Reply daveed May 6, 2013 at 3:53 pm This precisely why I ditched Windows, back when Vista was the latest OS. CD drive only reading certain discs Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around the World Denmark Norway Finland Russia France Turkey Germany UK Italy USA Subscribe to Tom's Hardware Search navigate here It played an old Family Values Tour CD .It will play a commercially recorded CD.

So I looked up all the suggestions and tryed to unistall and reinstall cd-rom drivers which Windows reinstalled automatically when I restarted. To make things easier, I actually purchased the "PC Tools Registry Mechanic" software, and it has solved a lot of similar problems. You do not have to remove that entry.