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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 Report REL- May 6, 2010 at 02:49 AM That sounds like what happened to my computer; my dad's a tech and said the head had gotten stuck from impact, he was Karen Report charbel- Apr 4, 2010 at 10:12 AM did you try To roll back to a previous driver: Open Device Manager. I tried with this media and new media...Thank you Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - For that... have a peek at this web-site

I even checked to make sure all drivers were working properly. i wish that unistalling 3rd party burning software was the trick for me. 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 The windows media and the disk writing wizard also show the "insert disk" dialog box. http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/203409-dvd-drive-thinks-its-cd-drive.html

Dvd Rw Drive Not Reading Disc

I have windows xp with service pack 3. I'm not too comfortable with that - although the instructions will help me. Helpful +19 Report eyeslikeice Jan 17, 2010 at 09:34 PM I've been reading through pages and installing a codec checker and all sorts of crap tonight... Ex-friend (heh heh) may have changed other drivers that are affecting the DVD drive.

After the restart, Windows should (hopefully) recognize the DVD drive correctly, I'm Assuming it's actually a SATA type interface. · actions · 2014-Mar-23 5:13 pm · LibraPremium Memberjoin:2003-08-06USA

Libra Premium Member Tons of apps. I checked it in another computer and saw the files.I forgot to test booting from the dvd/rw and just noticed when I started the computer it showed the HL-DT and the Thanks for any help you can give me.

and if you don't have one, Windows will try it's generic.) If you ask Windows to apply a driver, it will give you a list to select from. Microsoft Easy Fix Once again cannot thank you guys enough for your help. I don't know how to identify it, etc. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/259107-32-drive-shows-drive I then select the pictures I wish to transfer and then drag them over to the E drive window onto the blank disc.

Sometimes the label of the disc will stick to drive name, although you can load up new discs. Best Regards, Rick P. Reboot and see what happens. Not a media issue.

  1. When I received it I tried it out and was able to use Windows software to save some files to disk.
  2. CD/DVD drives not showing up - Very Odd...going insane...(r) Dvd drive changes to cd drive why it happens and it shows drive not accessable DVD-RW drives shows as CD-Rom drive solved
  3. Try ScottW's Restore Point idea first, and if that doesn't work, see if you can determine the exact make and model with a hardware info utility like Everest or PC Wizard
  4. ANOTHER GOOD SOLUTION You may access the system registry by running the Registry Editor.
  5. I will choose the driver to install" and again, click next.
  6. If so, which one.This is an Acer Aspire M3400 desktop.
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  9. tromik 2007-07-20 12:34:21 UTC #7 Sam_Jones: Right-click the drive in Explorer, and click "eject".
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The top drive is DVD RW. http://www.dslreports.com/forum/r29123738-DVD-RW-not-recognized-but-shows-up-in-Device-Manager-as-okay I did troubleshooter and nothing was helped. Dvd Rw Drive Not Reading Disc Report milan- Oct 25, 2012 at 10:30 AM sir my dvd rom cann't play the dvd but play the cd .plz help me Report kiddcyr 2Posts Monday October 29, 2012Registration date Microsoft Fix It Reports: · Posted 7 years ago Top raphoenix Posts: 14920 This post has been reported.

kindly help me. http://filevox.com/dvd-drive/dvd-rw-drive-won-t-play-any-games-and-it-s-the-only-drive-i-got.html It didnt even spin the disc. Hope this helps you guys! This can happen as a result of installing other burning software.

The device manager still says DVDRAM. Helpful +4 Report Gordyalex Jan 14, 2009 at 05:23 PM Hey all I've got vista home premium and in trying to run warhammer: mark of chaos. If I can get there, how do I set a drive letter?(From my screenshot above, it shows it to be drive D.)If I can do that will it take away the Source It still shows up as SCSI I checked the paperwork on the computer and it is SATA.Sincerely, Libra · actions · 2014-Mar-23 6:13 pm · n_w95482Premium Memberjoin:2005-08-03Ukiah, CA n_w95482 Premium Member

Reports: · Posted 7 years ago Top raphoenix Posts: 14920 This post has been reported. A last resort.? · actions · 2014-Apr-3 2:21 am · LibraPremium Memberjoin:2003-08-06USA Libra to asdfdfdfdfdf Premium Member 2014-May-10 10:20 am to asdfdfdfdfdfSamsung Portable dvd/rw drive (bottom left item)Hi asd,I ended up HP said to use programs and features if you didn't find an uninstaller.

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I am sure it will come back some day, next time it's just 1 day to restore the computer to factory state then re-install everything else. can u pls help me to solve this problem. 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 Sorry to jump in, but.

The expantion says it is comparable with vista. If you have more than one cd/dvd drive then you need to also, on the same screen, go into optical disk drive priority and make sure the dvd drive you are Report Amazed- Jan 7, 2009 at 06:11 PM Has ANYONE ever managed o TRULY , TECHNICALLY solve this ? have a peek here HL-DT etc." I've done this before on two of my computers without changing the boot sequence and the linux disk boots.