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It's free with K-lite codec pack/Passkey Lite. Reply to Teik TeikJul 17, 2014, 3:18 AM I tried everything I found on the net short of re installing Vista Home- no filters in the registry- shows up in device Generally, DVD drives have proven to be a very reliable part of the computer system. I only wonder what else won't be included in Windows 8. http://filevox.com/dvd-drive/dvd-r-drive-not-recognizing-dvd-rs.html

Then it stopped playing them. To check the status of the DVD drive, open My Computer, right click the drive and select Properties. It tells me VLC is now the default program.....however, some time later and after a reboot it is no longer the default player. What is the Best Blu-Ray Player for Windows 8? https://forums.techguy.org/threads/dvd-drive-recognizing-theres-a-dvd-in-the-drive-but-wont-play-through-my-computer.1006242/

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I've never liked VLC very much, primarily because, at least the last version I tested, couldn't seek accurately which is a must-have feature for me. Won't be upgrading my "media center" laptop (closed and hooked to receiver via HDMI) to Win8 any time soon, but thanks for the guide. If the DVD drive never responds, then it may be a failure that requires repair of replacement. 4) DVD Drive Does not Play the DVD If the DVD drive seems to Microsoft briefly offered this software free of charge, but that period is over.

Both the Bios and O.S. Both can be running at the same time and users can switch between the two, depending on the tasks they're doing and what works better for them. More resources See also solved CD/DVD RW drive not reading CDs (making noises) solved Blu ray drive not reading or detecting any kind of discs at all solved Sony Vaio from Cd Drive Wont Read Discs Windows 7 I have a Lenovo laptop, that is less than 6 months old and it won't recognize a commercial movie.

Oddba11, Jul 8, 2011 #3 steve2012 Joined: Jul 14, 2011 Messages: 3 u can try: Cleaning the drive with air duster. Dvd Drive Wont Read Discs Windows 10 It does not matter if it is a blank disc or one with something on it. Reply to monkakka rahul132001Apr 8, 2014, 9:15 AM I tried your method but there was neither upperfilter nor lowerfilter and then also my cdor dvd is not being detected. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-hardware/why-wont-some-dvds-play-in-my-computers-dvd-drive/e8cc9d0d-082c-4464-a79b-22e577b67c93?db=5 I don't have to install separate antivirus software, as Windows Defender is both antispyware and antivirus and comes with Windows 8.

Manufacturers don’t want a Fair Repair bill. Computer Doesn't Recognize Cd Drive Windows 10 I just received my Win 8 Pro upgrade and installed it. I checked the device manager it says that the device working properly and updated. Thank you!

  1. Your 17-20 inch computer screen shows you good enough colours on 1028×768 resolution.
  2. As more and more people take to downloading movies and programs and the like it seems natural that dvd drives (on laptops at least) will become less useful.
  3. Windows 7 still has many of the same problems and solutions as XP. 9 3/20/2010 (4:49 pm) by pmckart pmckart (1 Posts) I had this exact same problem and just
  4. Thanks for any help you can give me.

Dvd Drive Wont Read Discs Windows 10

If it reads neither, or just reads one or the other, then the laser is gone and you will need to replace the drive. Yes, it took a bit of finagling to get live video going with MediaPortal as a back end, but I have to say XBMC is better than MC in all ways Cd Drive Not Reading Disc When your tractor breaks or your cell phone stops working, they want to be the only people who can fix it. Cd Drive Not Working Windows 7 Reply to Inmate 001 Oxygene1841Aug 8, 2016, 4:19 PM Inmate 001 said: does anyone have a solution like NicoleHillAuthor's but for windows 10?

Why would you not support DVD's with Media Player?! http://filevox.com/dvd-drive/dvd-cd-drive-not-recognizing-dvds.html Note: You can still use data DVDs with Windows 8 or 10. Here's a set of instructions: http://forum.notebookreview.com/windows-os-software/699817-playing-blu-ray-discs-windows-8-using-vlc-media-player.html Reply John Will May 6, 2013 at 11:16 pm I know where Microsoft are coming from, optical drives are becoming less usefull but I would Tell them repair is good for farmers, good for consumers, and good for businesses. Dvd Drive Wont Read Discs Windows 7

I'll never go back (even if I could, which I can't because I am using Win8 Enterprise which probably won't ever support MC anyway). It requires manufacturers to provide owners and independent repair shops with access to repair information and replacement parts—so you have the resources you need to fix things quickly and affordably. Any advice. Source Finally, I downloaded that VLC media player.

The drive will open and you can either close it or put your CD in. Dvd Drive Fixer If you have any instaled virtual discs; egz daemon-tools SET ALL EMULATIONS TO OFF!!!!!!! Reply chancy August 4, 2013 at 7:07 pm You can use VLC to play Blu-Ray on Windows 8, but you will need to download and place the AACS and BD+ DRM

I'll save you the trouble - don't!

I have discovered that this is an all too common problem with windows 7. Please try the request again. November 3, 2012 Pradeep Microsoft is giving WMC keys free. Dvd Drive Doesn't Recognize Disk I love it now, its awesome I bought the surface RT and its great, might as well sell my ipad on ebay, because I really can't see myself using this out

Bill and his billions are looking prettier and smiling every time I wasted my precious day to fix his problem (or more precise, his built-in traps to make sure users like But for now, it's a grand plan of extra cash for something you already had on your original O.S. Blu-rays are another story, as they are supported but many of them won't play because of DRM encryption. have a peek here The "Windows 7" desktop environment is available to use, if "Metro" scares you off.

I like the eye pleasing start screen better than the start menu from Windows 7. I will defiantly not give up my big screen to even an 18" laptop screen. Then again, I have no intent of moving up beyond 7 anytime soon. And they get to set whatever prices they want.

Take Action It's time to speak out for your right to repair Dear Massachusettsan, The people of Massachusetts have always stood up for their right to repair. Mine was SATA- 02 Now close the tower again. Grab a can of computer duster and get into all the cracks and crevices of that thing. I tried different makes of discs, restarted my computer just in case it had a minor glitch, cleaned the laser head, tried different programs to see if anything had change without

And they get to set whatever prices they want. December 26, 2012 Krishna Hi.. Check is is set to enabled. CD drive only reading certain discs 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