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I've had the same problem sometimes. Solution 2 worked. thank you. by Lee Koo (ADMIN) CNET staff/forum admin / October 5, 2012 9:11 AM PDT Question: What's causing my CD/DVD burner to suddenly stop working?I was copying my music and videos onto have a peek here

Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Unfortunately, it's not always possible to recover the information on a faulty CD. Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - By the Way by Hforman / October 30, 2012 4:06 PM PDT In reply to: Upper and/or lower register filters..key problem........ Any information or clues as to why this is happening would bewelcomed.--Submitted by: Ronnie W. you could try here

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I'm guessing after I do a clean if its still not working then I have to assume that it is bad.... I see that for people using vista they already have an answer. One thing to try is to try to read the disc in another machine.

by Hforman / October 5, 2012 2:55 PM PDT In reply to: What's causing my CD/DVD burner to suddenly stop working? technology CD/DVD DL burner. I can`t say thanks enough. Dvd Player Not Reading Disc I haven't used my old computer's cd/dvd burner since 2007 because it would mean uninstalling iTunes.

It will definetly work. Cd Drive Not Working Windows 7 Report KRUZ- Apr 28, 2009 at 12:26 AM YOUR SOLUTION WORKED PERFECTLY!!! Reply Benji Benyatriout April 4, 2016 at 9:05 pm Dr Monsieur Leo, I wrote first and will state my questions here in order with summary as to what i mean at http://ccm.net/forum/affich-12954-dvd-rw-will-not-read-anything Flag Permalink This was helpful (4) Collapse - Screen savers...

I cleaned my lens with 70% rubbing alcohol then used the cloth with the alcohol to move the spindle back and forth to remove any extra gunk. Cd Drive Not Working Windows 8 by JCitizen / October 27, 2012 3:04 PM PDT In reply to: Not Necessarily and for some reason I see a lot of troubleshooting tips for clearing the upper and/or lower More about Leo. « Why might an update take a large amount of space?How do I print an email in Outlook.com (formerly Hotmail)? »Comments karl May 28, 2013 at 9:31 am Reply Benji Benyatriout April 4, 2016 at 10:19 pm depending on the type of files you backed up, and assuming you verified the burn, and assuming you instead of listening to

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These tips to fix dvd drive errors will also work for a CD or CDR drive. have a peek here I'm wondering which one is much more costly, by fixing or buying an external burner... :/btw, thanks for helping me out guys!! :3 Logged truenorthGuruThanked: 253 Re: CD/DVD driver works and Dvd Drive Not Reading Discs Dear Ronnie W. Dvd Drive Not Reading Discs Windows 10 Ask Best Of Forum Glossary Members Only Facebook Podcast on Business Books The Ask Leo!

Brian Cooley found it for you at CES 2017 in Las Vegas and the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. navigate here But here is something else to do - Disconnect ALL of your CD burner cables (BOTH power and signal). OMG!!! Do you know that website or a similar one? Dvd Drive Fixer

This is most likely NOT a hardware problem at this point. Then Right click on EnumDevice1 and select Modify. I checked my device manager and it has a yellow triangle and says power failure. Check This Out Any further suggestions?

Thanks so much. Dvd Drive Not Reading Windows 8 They said MS says not so, but I was told it has affected some PCs. My 1 TB Hard Drive is only sometimes usable.

This should work, but i am taking a guess here.

Also, you don't want to reformat the disc (I'm pretty sure it wouldn't be possible) because reformatting a CD is….well…without getting into it too deeply, it won't work or fix something Hardware breaks In fact, taking the disc to another machine is just a good idea in general. See if the drive now shows up in your computer. Laptop Dvd Drive Not Working reinstall the dvd player in device managerm--> fixed Helpful +8 Report Anon Apr 2, 2009 at 11:21 PM I have the same problem as micro01.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Time to replace by drbruce2 / October 6, 2012 4:28 AM PDT In reply to: What's causing my CD/DVD burner to suddenly stop Next, do you recommend, out side of the tradition microfiber and alcohol cleaning option ALWAYS from center to end never circular, cleaning systems: for what would be the ultrasonic cleaner is Should you feel a "replacement"dvd/cd-rw is in your future you might wish to consider an external one. this contact form I cleaned it with cotton swabs on the base below the lens and around the casing and the amount of dust collected was huge.The dust stops the lens from moving freely

A laptop. Click here it's easy and free. Type in following command in Command Prompt: 1 reg.exe add "HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\atapi\Controller0" /f /v EnumDevice1 /t REG_DWORD /d 0x00000001 You can copy paste the command from above. Back to top #6 fairjoeblue fairjoeblue Members 1,594 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:USA Local time:11:39 PM Posted 17 May 2009 - 09:59 AM DVD burners have become so inexpensive I quit

If so you should probably replace your drive. norton850, Apr 7, 2007 #2 Daxterity Thread Starter Joined: Apr 4, 2007 Messages: 25 Sorry what i mean is that it wont read Cd's or run DVD's etc... If still not, keep reading. I'm strict about it so that comments can be valuable for everyone, including those who come later and take the time to read.

when restart windows found new hardware and installed the device and drivers. Report Venkat- Sep 16, 2009 at 04:46 PM Jason, I had a problem with my drive for about a year. I think it is irresponsible of Apple not to address this issue once and for all. This shall open "Registry Editor" for you.

If that is the case -- and if possible -- putting the cds back into the same environment that they were created in and finalizing might make them usable in the For some reason nowwhen I try to burn music, my programs show that it is burning andfinishing off, then when I check the disk there is only 1KB on eachsong, and Literally.As a person that burns a lot of DVDs for data backups (upwards of 5 a week or more), I have found that the laser diode they use for burning will If discussion generates more than a few emails daily your subscription will be paused automatically.

mine is working now........ burning software as surprisingly the retail box stuff is pure junk!! Report cbuck- Oct 1, 2009 at 07:44 AM try that and mine still does not work.