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The firmware is up to date, I just formated my PC about two months ago.The only burning apps I use are ImgBurn and BurnatOnce, which don't have all those constantly running Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. The drive is Model TS-L632N/HPMH - I think this is Toshiba?2. I have an NEC ND-4570Ahttp://www.tomshardware.com/forum/259383-32-writer-doesn-read-copied-dvds UbralesJun 24, 2010, 5:18 AM When I had this problem, this is what I did: http://support.microsoft.com/gp/cd_dvd_drive_problemsThen go here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/982116Drives working fine now. Check This Out

I can use Nero, but copy and paste is sometimes just easier for 1 or 2 files..."You would have to install InCD or similar software. RebootWhen the system restarts it will reinstall the default Driver, this time re-writing the configuration entries. how are you? How can I go about fixing this issue? http://www.pcworld.com/article/247413/troubleshoot_a_dvd_drive_that_windows_sees_as_a_cd_drive.html

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I remember this happening in Windows 95, and the problem not going away even after reseting the computer, or turning it off for a few hours. The Device Manager picks it up as an "Unknown Device" and is shown as "NCB XYB09 QNKX SCSI CdRom Drive".The driver is not available on the HP site, so tried the It seems to be more a problem with Windows than the drive itself. SHOW ME NOW CNET © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved.

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  4. A couple of questions regarding your third and 4th suggestions:- Where do I download the cdgone.zip file?- I didn't see any ATA Channels in Device Manager, just two IDE channels -
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  6. My burn software here tells me it ok to burn a dvd and will do it.

All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use. For me that's Program Files. Upon first using it, it changed to a cd drive and Roxio could not copy a cd or dvd, let alone use the lightscribe.So, I couldnt let it go at all. solved cd/dvd drive not detected by win7, drive has power, opens and closes and spins up but not listed in device manager, or compute External dvd drive shows up among the

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 the site Ok About Tom's Hardware Microsoft Fix It If it is simply only readong CD-ROM discs than it is definitely what Geek-pm mentioned- a failure of one of the lasers. Very strange that it would happen on two PCs, especially so close together, which is why I think some errant Windows update is what gummed up the works. that I purchased pre-built, I had the issue for a while.

About Us Contact Us Digital Edition Customer Service Gift Subscription Ad Choices Newsletters Privacy Policy RSS Terms of Service Agreement E-commerce Affiliate Relationships PCWorld CATEGORIES Business Laptops Mobile PC Hardware Printers Delete Upper & Lower Filtershttp://support.microsoft.com/kb/982116Restart computer.or3. I think it may have been Blindwrite. Any ideas?

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TechRepublic Search GO Cloud CXO Software Startups Innovation More Data Centers Hardware Microsoft Google Apple All Topics Sections: Photos Videos All Writers Newsletters Forums Resource Library Tech Pro Free Trial Editions: https://forum.quartertothree.com/t/windows-thinks-cd-dvd-is-still-in-the-drive/37142 Maybe not virtual drive software, but other CD/DVD apps (like Nero or whatever) that hook into the AutoPlay stuff? Dvd Drive Not Working I don't think I used any with 98, either. So it could have skipped the other drives because they were empty, but it certainly didn't display an empty drive directory.

tromik 2007-07-20 13:28:30 UTC #9 dannimal: When I eject media on my home machine, Windows Explorer will auto-refresh to reflect the ejected drive status. his comment is here As with XP it was time to rebuild the system anyway so I reformated C and reloaded XP. Right-click and choose Uninstall.4. That's solved the problem for me whenever I have it.

dannimal 2007-07-20 17:54:35 UTC #11 tromik: If it's a CD or DVD, and you remove the disc while the directory is open, the directory should refresh and display an emtpy drive Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and That's a lot of the use of the word "directory." Yeesh. http://webtrekkie.com/dvd-drive/dvd-drive-thinks-it-s-c-drive.php I have already tried your first two suggestions without any success.

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I cannot drop and drag / copy and paste to put data onto the DVD-RW; I still get the same error. Privacy Policy | Cookies | Ad Choice | Terms of Use | Mobile User Agreement A ZDNet site | Visit other CBS Interactive sites: Select SiteCBS CaresCBS FilmsCBS RadioCBS.comCBS InteractiveCBSNews.comCBSSports.comChowhoundClickerCNETCollege NetworkGameSpotLast.fmMaxPrepsMetacritic.comMoneywatchmySimonRadio.comSearch.comShopper.comShowtimeTech Please find the relevant details below:1. More info needed to help you as right now you are not up the creek yet.

But I've uninstalled Roxio and Nero, and tweaked my registry as described, and still "not recognized." So I reinstalled Nero, and still "not recognized."It seems like I'm running out of options. Otherwise, try a different solution (like Nero). 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - Did Anything Get Resolved? Add More Music Locations to Windows Media Player Video HP Spectre x360 15 unboxing: A new year, a new look