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If not, please do.. Dvd on my dvd rw drive keep going out Cd rom no media CD-ROM/DVD Drive won't work (windows 7) [Solved] (Solved) Vista - How to fix missing CD-ROM/ DVD DRIVE I He wanted $99. After that your driver should be working fine, I was able to run Sims 2 afterwards perfectly. Check This Out

Z7_3054ICK0KGTE30AQO5O3KA3016 hp-feedback-input-portlet Actions ${title} Loading... My DVD just can't recognize that there are discs in it. I've tried with all types of discs, original/blank/burnt CDs/CDRs/DVDs. Report NANDA- Nov 29, 2009 at 02:24 AM i want to play dvd games in my pc but when ever I insert the disc computer showing insert disc.

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Even though it played music from those CDs a few weeks back. Helpful +99 Report Lioness Sep 18, 2008 at 09:23 AM Ok for the unrecognized CD in the drive for the writing process perform the following. Many other owners seem to have this problem as well: http://rog.asus.com/forum/showthread.php?8438-Help-DVD-Drive&highlight=drive But the above thread was never resolved. Then see if it will read either CD or DVD.

  1. Wait for the computer to restart and boot into Windows.
  2. Figure : Configure a device If you are prompted for an Administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
  3. A few internet searches came up with something about drivers but thought it best to ask here before I do anything more.
  4. Figure : Device Manager: DVD/CD-ROM drives If a name for a CD/DVD drive does not appear, or it is listed with errors, close Device Manager and use the HP support document
  5. can you help me fundoo98, Sep 13, 2005 #11 Jackpot27 Joined: Sep 14, 2005 Messages: 6 bumping I am having the exact same problem, I have tried everything from uninstalling
  6. Figure : Uninstall DVD/CD-ROM drive in Device Manager Click Yes or OK to remove the drive listing, and then close Device Manager.
  7. 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.

It played or opened up a disc I had for a free 1175 hours AOL disc. DVD drive now recognizes CDs again. Pavillion a340n, and I did go to HP and found an updatead firmware for my ASUS4824AH, it is listed with a different number, but I am following the instructions and will Cd Drive Wont Read Discs Windows 7 Could someone please help me?

If the DVD drive can read CDs but not DVDs, insert a DVD movie. Just because windows fix cant fix any thing bar the most simple issues it does not mean the drive is faulty. Does the CD-drive show up in Device Manager? IT WAS SO SIMPLE!!!!!!!!!!!

A few fixes were added.2. Computer Doesn't Recognize Cd Drive Windows 10 This will rule out a number of different possiblities... [edit] Also, does the drive itself function at all on it's own? I just researched that iTunes can also cause this problem try uninstalling iTunes if you have it. The money he required was not acceptable for fixing what I thought should be repaired for free.

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they're always updated every so often so no doubt you'll find them Hope this helps Apr 24, 2005 #9 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show My take: DVD drive (hardware) is rarely a problem. "It's the software, stupid!" It took 4 full productive days of my life to work-around this problem. Dvd Drive Wont Read Discs Windows 10 Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Thank you! Dvd Drive Wont Read Discs Windows 7 Download it from here.

Then see if it will read either CD or DVD. his comment is here Repair or replace the bad discs. DVD an CD are on two different wave links so it is possible that it would read one and not the other. by Edward ODaniel / October 2, 2009 3:25 AM PDT In reply to: Outcome? - I have same Prob put a BOOTABLE cd in the drive then shut down and reboot.If Cd Drive Not Working Windows 7

Step 8: Testing for CD/DVD drive hardware failure The laser alignment and the hardware that supports it must retain a high degree of accuracy. When ever I insert a CD or DVD into the drive it makes a type of sound (when plastic paper is inserted into the running processor's fan) and gets restarted. On the Diagnostics page that pops up, there are different sections for different issues. this contact form loserOlims - after the above, I think (!) I then deleted the drive and then rebooted and it's there still but I really don't know what I'm doing to be honest.

Then see if it will read either CD or DVD. Dvd Drive Fixer Before you begin troubleshooting your CD/DVD drive If your CD/DVD drive can read some types of discs but not discs that were purchased from a store, or those from a music I will start a new thread in the future so thanks for the heads up on that as well!

He gave it to his workshop in the back, and only 5 minutes later it came back, fixed and all.

I've spent most of this evening stuck on this computer (Acer 1500 series Laptop, Windows XP) trying to find anywhere on the internet which could help me diagnose/sort a problem which That is not cd/dvd drive! If it reads neither, or just reads one or the other, then the laser is gone and you will need to replace the drive. Dvd Drive Wont Read Discs Windows 8 Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post.

Helpful +35 Report mindex Sep 18, 2009 at 06:35 AM Clear SOLUTION!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Here are the codes: http://pcsupport.about.com/od/fixthe...rror_codes.htm This is the solution to fix the UpperFilters and LowerFilters Registry Values on the CD\DVD drive. Press the Enter key and look at the list. navigate here Lots of things can be found..1.

After 3 days constant searching and trying all the various suggestions with no resolve. Insert at least three more software discs in the same manner. only email me if you have already tried both the options and still have no luck. They all worked.

In Windows, search for and open Device Manager. 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. Try burning the disc at 4x before playing it from other computers. needs any supporting files to rectify this problem?

If nothing happens or the computer stops responding, the laser is unable to read the initial startup information on the disc. If that computer cannot play it, something is wrong with the disc or the other computer's burn capabilities. Symptoms: In the midst of burning some DVDs and some CDs using PoweISO, DVD drive did not recognize anymore CDs (DVDs work just fine). I have tryed cd-r disk, music disk, and games that previously worked.

That will say once and for all whether or not it's a software or a hardware issue. If it reads neither, or just reads one or the other, then the laser is gone and you will need to replace the drive.