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I don't think it's the cause of the problem.When you put a disc in, does it sit there for a while trying to read it?If you have a Windows or Linux DVD-RAM is recordable, rewritable media. 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - Download drivers for your drive by The Scummy One · 9 years ago In reply to Windows XP Pro thinks DVD Windows XP will correctly display the optical drive as a DVD-RW. Penny Arcade Forums › Games and Technology › Moe's Stupid Technology Tavern Powered by Vanilla TechRepublic Search GO CXO Cloud Big Data Security Innovation More Software Data Centers Networking Startups Tech Check This Out

I personally, based on my own belief systems, would rather do repair install of the operating system, which does not erase the personal files. Reports: · Posted 7 years ago Top LH Posts: 20002 This post has been reported. DVD RW Drive shows up as cd drive Discussion in 'Multimedia' started by Savage2303, Aug 27, 2006. I think listed in the uninstaller was optic devices or something like that. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/323585/dvd-rw-showing-as-dvd-ram/

The DVD drive specification indicate that this drive can use the DVD-RAM "media" As for not being able to see the blank DVD media, you need to check the Recording Tab Checking for a driver conflict is a good idea. You may have to boot into safe mode in order to remove the DVD drive if you're not successful from within the OS. Nero InfoTool utility will / should be able to read your "drives" firmwares and report the media compatiblies.

Back to top #15 chillywilly73 chillywilly73 Topic Starter Members 13 posts OFFLINE Local time:11:11 PM Posted 18 June 2010 - 09:34 AM i got it now. On Aug 26, 6:49 pm, "Ian D" <> wrote: > "freeken1968" <> wrote in message > > news:... > > >I moved a dvd-rw from my Vista machine to my XPpro It says "X multi" on it. 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

cd/dvd doesn't recognize disk when inserted. What does the BIOS see the drive as? Oh well, info is (maybe) good.(Too broke to pay attention, I guess...) 0 Share this post Link to post Share on other sites Create an account or sign in to comment https://forums.techguy.org/threads/dvd-rw-drive-shows-up-as-cd-drive.496203/ If so, which one.This is an Acer Aspire M3400 desktop.

At first when I clicked on the icon it said "Windows does not recognize drive d. myaticangel, And NO spare optical drive right ?? I'll take a look at Newegg.Sincerely, Libra · actions · 2014-Mar-22 1:45 pm · aguenPremium Memberjoin:2003-07-16Grants Pass, OR

aguen to Libra Premium Member 2014-Mar-22 11:09 pm to LibraNot that the DVD/CD-rom The > only differences are the manufacturers and 1 is Lightscribe capable.

What is your burning program. http://www.howtogeek.com/forum/topic/says-there-is-no-disc-in-dvdrw-when-there-is-help A useful utility to check on the DVD drive and installed media is Nero InfoTool. FOLLOW US Twitter Facebook Google+ RSS Feed Disclaimer: Most of the pages on the internet include affiliate links, including some on this site. Anyway, try removing the device (BUT FIRST WRITE DOWN THE DEVICE MANAGER DESCRIPTION), and let Windows detect it as "new hardware" and see if it can install a generic driver from

I'm not too comfortable with that - although the instructions will help me. http://webtrekkie.com/dvd-rw/dvd-rw-drive-not-working.php Username Forum Password I've forgotten my password Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers Sign in anonymously Don't add me to the active users list Privacy Policy

Jump Any other suggestions would be gratefully recieved, adn tried. We need to determine when the problem was created and roll back the entire system to before then.

Have you tried reinstalling using the given disk? 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - Try this link by IC-IT · 9 years ago In reply to Windows XP Pro thinks DVD ... I have tried most of the avoe but to no avail. Penny Arcade The Trenches PAX Child's Play Pinny Arcade Sign In Join Club PA Penny Arcade Comics News PATV Podcasts Archive Forum Shop Best Of... http://webtrekkie.com/dvd-rw/dvd-r-drive.php Don't know about the other, though.

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I'd suggest you go into device manager and remove/uninstall the DVD drive, immediately after doing this, restart the OS.

How long ago did your "friend" change it ? Sorry to jump in, but. When I received it I tried it out and was able to use Windows software to save some files to disk. I think my best best is to buy the Samsung external dvd/rw drive and hope it works.Sincerely, Libra · actions · 2014-Mar-28 9:30 pm · SlowFreddyjoin:2009-07-10united state

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No I do not have a spare drive I am afraid. Is there a fix? I have seen this happen, that it takes the data from the type of disk that is in the drive. http://webtrekkie.com/dvd-rw/dvd-rw-drive-changes-to-cd-drive.php Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?

Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? I've been online with HP's tech support, which is seemingly non-existant, so I come here pleading your help. Back to top #13 Romeo29 Romeo29 Learning To Bleep BC Advisor 3,194 posts OFFLINE Gender:Not Telling Location:127.0.0.1 Local time:11:11 PM Posted 17 June 2010 - 11:22 PM My LG DVD-RW Remember the DVD I had to take a part and fix last Autumn - No Device ready high internal signal ????

The drive show > > properly in device manager and computer management =HP DVD Writer 1140i. > > Is > > there a fix? > > That's normal. Edited by petewills , 17 June 2010 - 10:36 AM. Description of your drive: LiteOn DH-20A4P - DVDRW (R DL) / DVD-RAM drive - IDE Device Type DVDRW (R DL) / DVD-RAM drive I am not seeing a problem here. If you see a "X", "?", or "!" symbol then something is wrong.

The drive show > properly in device manager and computer management =HP DVD Writer 1140i. > Is > there a fix? Register Privacy Policy Terms and Rules Help Popular Sections Tech Support Forums Articles Archives Connect With Us Twitter Log-in Register Contact Us Forum software by XenForo™ ©2010-2017 XenForo Ltd. See if mounts to the D: drive, or dose it mount on some other drive letter.The listed SCSI CD-ROM in your screen shot may be from software and not be for You just can not use any built-in XP tools to write to it.

smlunatick, Aug 27, 2009 #5 SC Tom Guest "smlunatick" <> wrote in message news:...