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It did for me. is your drive acting erratically? · actions · 2008-Feb-23 2:05 pm · [email protected]

ultracooldave to EveryName Anon 2008-Feb-23 2:23 pm to EveryNameIf you have installed certain versions of anydvd and perhaps Figure : Removing the side panel Gently disconnect both the data cable and the power cable from the back of the CD/DVD drive. Figure : Find and fix problems in Control Panel Under Hardware and Sound, click Configure a device. have a peek here

Logged " Anyone who goes to a psychiatrist should have his head examined. " Print Pages: [1] Go Up « previous next » Computer Hope » Hardware » Drivers You may have to restart the computer. I say "may" because the problem described therein doesn't exactly match what Deborah is experiencing. Please login or register.Did you miss your activation email? 1 Hour 1 Day 1 Week 1 Month Forever Login with username, password and session length Forum only search News: Home

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It's detected in My Computer as HD-DVD ROM.3. Report len- Oct 12, 2012 at 05:52 AM it didn't work for me.. :( Report Tsin- Oct 18, 2012 at 12:19 PM I have a similar problem. pspslimhacks 249.588 visualizaciones 2:40 FIXING - " CD/DVD driver can't read disks " problem - Duración: 3:16. Inicia sesión para informar de contenido inapropiado.

Please use the Plextor drive!'' will appear.Even worse if you have two drives, and two Nero's, installing both does not have a cumulative effect. If the CD/DVD drive is listed as normal, with no special icons , Windows is detecting the drive but other software used to burn discs may not be detecting the drive. This absense of my drive means I"m not being able to run ANY cD! Turn on the computer and immediately press the F10 key repeatedly until the BIOS Setup Utility screen appears.

To reset the BIOS on a desktop computer, use the arrow keys to navigate to the File tab, select Apply Defaults and Exit, press Enter, then press Enter again to confirm. Thanks anyway GBAny other ideas? I hope it stays that way, but still, thank you for the tip. :D Report Sad- Oct 22, 2012 at 12:23 AM does it helpful for laptop too? The second install will detect the first and remove it, effectively breaking Nero's abilty to use the first drive.

What do you call a horseman? Interestingly, sometimes the Driver stack used for this purpose can become corrupted or otherwise encounter problems.The Driver stack for the Optical Drive can be refreshed from device manager. 1. Confirm.Restart Windows. Privacy Policy © Copyright 2017 HP Development Company, L.P.

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If it is simply only readong CD-ROM discs than it is definitely what Geek-pm mentioned- a failure of one of the lasers. by vnvnvn2000 / July 25, 2006 1:25 AM PDT In reply to: Get him to... Dvd Rw Shows As Cd Rom ForumsJoin Search similar:Looking for suggestion on good free image burnerDVD/RW not recognized but shows up in Device Manager as okay[WIN8] MY PC (WINDOWS 8) WONT RECOGNIZE MY DVD BLU-RAY DIVE. Microsoft Easy Fix The Device Manager detects it as a CD ROM and obviously the Windows generic driver doesn't work.

Helpful +0 Report Karthik_su 2Posts Thursday May 21, 2009Registration date May 23, 2009 Last seen May 23, 2009 at 02:55 AM First u check the data cable and power cable.Still the navigate here Uninstall CyberLink Power2Go from Programs and Features: In Windows, search for and open Programs and Features. Wait until the computer fully shuts down, then disconnect the power cord from the computer. ThemeWelcome · log in · join Show navigation Hide navigation HomeReviewsHowChartsLatestSpeed TestRun TestRun PingHistoryPreferencesResultsRun StreamsServersCountryToolsIntroFAQLine QualitySmoke PingTweak TestLine MonitorMonitor GroupsMy IP isWhoisCalculatorTool PointsNewsNews tip?ForumsAll ForumsHot TopicsGalleryInfoHardwareAll FAQsSite FAQDSL FAQCable TechAboutcontactabout uscommunityISP Microsoft Fix It

First...let's consider Nero's warning of gloom and doom. It works! 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. http://webtrekkie.com/dvd-rw/dvd-rw-drive-changes-to-cd-drive.php With the 4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318 key still selected, right-click any blank area of the right side of the Registry Editor window (the window pane listing all the values within the key).

Helpful +38 Report pau22 Aug 10, 2009 at 04:31 PM I was having the same problem my computer didnot ditec an cd or dvd. It doesnt matter what letter it is, just dont select the previous one which was giving you problems. Figure : Example of CD/DVD drive listing in desktop BIOS Press the Esc key to exit Device Configuration.

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Support Forum Join the conversation! If you replaced the Plextor, or tried to burn the data to another make of CD recorder : ''this is a message from Nero...you are a bad monkey! If a window does not open when discs are inserted into the drive and the drive does not appear in File Explorer, refer to The CD/DVD drive does not appear in Make sure you have selected this exact key name.

The USB drive or the internal Lite-On drive. I know this sometimes works when a drive is not recognized properly. I tried deleting the driver and rebooting. http://webtrekkie.com/dvd-rw/dvd-r-drive.php I think something happened when I installed itunes and a couple of other programs.

Contributing Editor Rick Broidawrites about business and consumer technology. The only time I've seen Nero issue a similar warning to ''drive isn't compatible to burn data'' was in a system with more than one CD recorder.What happens is that Nero's Thanks for the tip! SHOW ME NOW CNET © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved.

TOTALLY KHAOS GAMING-DAVE 92.015 visualizaciones 4:31 [Tutorial] How to Set your BIOS to boot from CD or DVD - Duración: 3:36. Can't burn data to CD using XP CD writing wizard, says there's no CD in drive. None of 25 students at question session before exam has a question. Replace the cover and plug in the power, keyboard, mouse, and video cables.

The strange thing is that in the beginning when I was having this problem, I wasn't RDC'd into the computer at the time.