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Helpful +6 Report urbaneve Oct 22, 2008 at 11:22 AM well -- after months and months of this I finally contacted HP and after they went through everything. Thanks for any help you can give me. If that computer cannot play it, something is wrong with the disc or the other computer's burn capabilities. Glad it is now working. http://filevox.com/dvd-drive/dvd-drive-wont-read-discs.html

Press Enter and type the following at the new command prompt: dir Do one of the following tasks depending on what is shown on the screen: If a list of filenames Right-click the drive name and select Uninstall. I manually created at least 3 points, all were not kept by Vista. This was after I learned what the snipping tool is used for.

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Im using Dell Inspiron 6000, Win XP and my cd drive's name is TSSTcorp CDRW/DVD TSL462C (it appears in the device manager). Buying a new one never hurt. Step 7: Using Microsoft System Restore If the computer still cannot read the disc, use System Restore to go back to a time when the drive was known to be functioning. Step 8: Using hardware testing tools to test for a failed CD/DVD drive in Windows 7 If the computer still cannot read discs, turn on the computer and use HP Support

kindly help me. So use Windows at your own risk, be prepared to scratch and reload, pay your shrink so you still have your sanity. I selected from the bottom believing it was the most recent, it was called "CD-ROM Drive [IMAPI settings 1,5]." Click next and finish the instructions it gives you. Dvd Drive Fixer Your cache administrator is webmaster.

Try burning the disc at a lower speed. Cd Drive Not Reading Disc 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. Figure : Configure a device If you are prompted for an Administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation. http://ccm.net/forum/affich-7925-cd-rom-dvd-drive-won-t-work I am trying to install Photoshop and I tried your troubleshooting method and it keeps going back to custom even after I change it to Microsoft Window as a default.

If your computer does not have this software decoder, to watch movies, purchase and install DVD and Blu-ray movie playback software that is compatible with your version of Windows. Media In Cd/dvd Drive Is Not Readable And, no it's not a laptop. You're the man. When I got home and stuck in the disc, my computer's LED light on the tray showed it was trying to process it but it started making clicking noises.

  1. Thanks!
  2. caution: When using disc repair kits, allow extra drying time beyond that required by the manufacturer.
  3. Join Date May 2007 Posts 1,577 DVD drive won't read some CD's Hi I'm working on a Toshiba Tecra M3 laptop running Win 7.
  4. You could also look for a firmware upgrade for the drive, which you would have to find at HP Support for your specific model of system.
  5. Most home electronic stores offer disc repair kits at minimal cost.
  6. If so, then eject the drive, shut the computer down (with out putting it back in), then pull the drive completely out.
  7. Report Arnab Bose.- Dec 13, 2009 at 12:26 AM Hey Nanda, I also had the same problem.There is nothing to do.Go to the shop from where you purchased your desktop or
  8. Step 8: Testing for CD/DVD drive hardware failure The laser alignment and the hardware that supports it must retain a high degree of accuracy.
  9. Good discs to use are game or software discs that were purchased from a store.
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Helpful +8 Report HG Jul 17, 2008 at 02:52 AM Hi, I recently wanted to transfer holiday pictures from my laptop onto a blank disc, which I do by opening a http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03280768 I have windows xp with service pack 3. Dvd Drive Wont Read Discs Windows 10 In most cases, the experience is rewarding to both the helper and the helpee. Dvd Drive Wont Read Discs Windows 7 As billy suggested, gave them a clean to remove any film or what ever, and the worked fine.

HP PCs - Drive Cannot Read Discs (Windows 10, 8) This document pertains to HP and Compaq computers with Windows 10 or 8. this contact form If not, select it. It's another issue all together. FINALLY, this microsoft automated fix it thing has solved the problem. Cd Drive Not Working Windows 7

Are they all pre-made DVD movies, or are some of them written with a burner on DVD R or RW discs? Oct 31, 2008 Combo DVD/CD-ROM plays CDs fine but doesn't recognize DVDs Dec 26, 2010 dvd-rom not playing/recognizing dvds but plays cds Apr 27, 2007 Dvd rom reads cds but not This page requires Javascript. http://filevox.com/dvd-drive/dvd-rw-wont-read-dvd-rw-discs.html Reports: · Posted 7 years ago Top LH Posts: 20002 This post has been reported.

It doesn't help much because in order to find the media code, I have to put the DVD in the drive for a certain program to read it for the code. Blank Cd Not Recognized Windows 10 I was low on disk space so I deleted a bunch of old files but I could really free up space if I could burn some of the data on my Device manager tells me That it has a Matshita DVD-RAM UJ-831S ATA drive.

Type in " sysdm.cpl " into the dialog box that it shows.

What is the make and model of your compressor please. Step 5: Reinstalling the CD/DVD drive in Device Manager Use the following steps to remove and reinstall the drive name in Device Manager: Remove any discs that may be in the Try burning the disc at a lower speed. Dvd Player Not Reading Disc HP Customer Support Z7_3054ICK0KGTE30AQO5O3KA30U7 hp-contact-secondary-navigation-portlet Actions ${title} Loading...

If it works, you are done. But in your case, it works with some disks and not others, so this wouldn't tell you much, unless you could find a bootable disk that isn't working in Windows. There is much that I don't know and I much appreciate people such as yourself who share your knowledge and experience in getting people like me out of a jam. http://filevox.com/dvd-drive/dvd-rom-wont-read-discs.html Step 3: Checking discs computers running Windows 7 Common causes for CD/DVD failures are damaged or poorly manufactured discs.

If the liquid from the repair kit has not dried thoroughly, the liquid may come off of the disc when the disc spins up. Z7_3054ICK0KGTE30AQO5O3KA3016 hp-feedback-input-portlet Actions ${title} Loading... When I insert some CD (eg one with a Brother Printer setup and one with MYOB it "sees" them OK.