You can find many decent video tutorials for this on YouTube. Try the disc in another reader before chucking it out, it could just have trouble with the device you were trying it in. Trust me, I've been fooled myself into opening up a machine by blind belief in the wrong drive letter, and just a couple months ago I was called in to look And I don't know what to do! Source
Ask ! I will give you the cure for this problem that will not waste your time. Ask ! I even did a clean install of windows 7 and tried 3 different dvd devices that were all working, no joy. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/285439-32-build-drive-read-detect-discs
solved DVD/CD reading and writing - build in to case or use a USB drive? After attempting to access it eject it. solved Issues with SATA data connectors and dvd drive solved DVD Drive Making Strange Noises New build not detecting SATA optical DVD drive New build, DVD drive lights up but won't I ended up talking to a windows engineer live on line who insisted he could fix this problem with remote control with my computer while I watch.
So simple it realy pisses me off how people including Microsoft wasted 3 solid days of my time with nothing but bullshit. I have an ASUS laptop that Win 10 loaded the generic IDE/SATA driver & had my DVD drive go missing. Has anyone figured out what to do to fix this. Dvd Drive Fixer One thing to check, if you are comfortable working in the registry:1.Click Start2.Type regedit, and then click OK.
I will try to further investigate more into this. Dvd Drive Not Reading Discs Windows 10 RealBeastJun 13, 2012, 4:29 AM george1992uk said: Also when i enter BIOS my m4 crucial SSD 64gb isn't detected for some reason when it loads up the basic bios, (I have It would still read DVD's but not the Sony installation disc. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2000658/dvd-drive-reading-discs.html While this shouldn't really be necessary for new builds if the hard drive is uninitiated, it often fixes the problem.
Any ideas? Dvd Drive Wont Read Discs Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware How do I install W10 to a SATA driveWhen I download my free version of Windows 10, I want to install it to my 128gb SATA drive which My DVD player is not working. As you have activated the upgrade, a clean install will activate on the same hardware.
Will let you know asap. https://www.tenforums.com/drivers-hardware/15650-dvd-cd-sata-drive-not-reading-disks.html Edit: I Just read the old thread you have inserted and you positively sure that you have done this step properly? Dvd Drive Not Reading Discs Windows 8 It refuses to read discs, when i put a dvd or cd in it makes whirring noises and the light flashes showing activity. Dvd Drive Not Working Windows 7 Installed the chip set drivers from AMD (in my case) and the system saw the drive and it works normally now.
http://pcsupport.about.com/od/driver...werfilters.htm Will wait for your response. this contact form Any ideas why it could be doing this? Some forums can only be seen by registered members. Check if there's a firmware update for the drive itself on the manufacturer's website. Dvd Not Detected
Reply to NicoleHillAuthor Inmate 001May 21, 2016, 4:45 AM does anyone have a solution like NicoleHillAuthor's but for windows 10? The drive was showing in device manager as working properly and with best driver. Note You may also see an UpperFilters.bak registry entry. have a peek here Detailed information about all U.S.
Has nothing to do with a problem. Dvd Player Not Reading Disc I have attempted multiple discs including 2 brand spanking new discs from Netflix. If it reads neither, or just reads one or the other, then the laser is gone and you will need to replace the drive.
I am running Windows 8 Pro X64. 6 answers Last reply Mar 15, 2014 More about build strange dvd drive issues GreybushMar 15, 2014, 8:10 AM It sounds like it could Above "Class", there is an entry which says (Default) and in that same line under the heading Data,it is mentioned as (value not set).The DVD drive icon is seen under ---- Get the answer Best answer coastie65Sep 14, 2013, 12:58 AM Ok. Cd Drive Not Working Windows 8 Where can I download drivers to reinstall?
The easiest way to check if software is preventing a manual eject is to reboot the PC and hit the eject button before the operating system loads. Try updating to the latest firmware for your DVD drive.http://www.lg.com/in/support-product/lg-GH24NS71 GreybushMar 15, 2014, 8:11 AM Just click the software update tab in the download section of that page and download the Thanks. Check This Out External hard disks are unaffected.
When you mount a disc, be it software or music, does the drive acknowledge that a disc is present and let you view the contents? Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. I just tried that. Return to Diagnostic Chart Does the drive read discs?
If one wil read and the other not, then you need to replace the drive.