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Oct 2, 2012 #7 Cobalt006 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,777 +242 Have you tried just a windows repair? Search Sign Up Log In Home Forum How To Download News Encyclopedia High-Tech Health Sign Up Language English Español Deutsch Français Italiano Português Nederlands Polski हिंदी Bahasa Indonesia Log In Subscribe And could you point me to the info you said you found about manually editing your filters? Sep 28, 2012 #2 MysterioMask TS Booster Topic Starter Posts: 125 xcylent said: ↑ What sort of CD are you using? have a peek here

It still plays Oblivion (dvd) after repeated attempts, but refuses to play others. See the HP support document Choosing Compatible Media for Your Optical Drive (in English). The MultiRead specification was created by OSTA in 1997 to provide hardware manufacturers with the requirements necessary to make CD-ROM drives and recorders read CD-RW discs. Bad CD-R drive If all the above recommendations do not help to resolve the issue, the CD-R drive itself may be bad and need to be replaced. http://ccm.net/forum/affich-12954-dvd-rw-will-not-read-anything

Dvd Drive Not Reading Discs Windows 7

the list you get when you copy/paste using the tools' Clipboard button Event Logs Let’s see if anything relevant appears. As for the latest windows 10, I am sorry I can't help with that. You may also...

  1. I also tried burning a cd and it didn't work.
  2. Step 2: Making sure AutoPlay is set If AutoPlay is set to take no action when discs are inserted, or if AutoPlay is not enabled, nothing may happen when a disc
  3. Thanks!
  4. Plastic discs can be easily scratched and the data on the disc can be destroyed if left in the sun.
  5. If not, refer to the Dell knowledgebase article Optical Drive is not recognized in Windows.
  6. so may not answer all questions/be proof-read) but should help you understand filter issues.
  7. I think I did something else that but I cant remember what.

it could just be that your drive can't read the specific type of disk.Click to expand... It's particularly important to install Microsoft patch 958644 (security bulletin MS08-067). I have not changed anything. Media In Cd/dvd Drive Is Not Readable A list of files and folders should display on the screen.

Before you begin troubleshooting your CD/DVD drive If your CD/DVD drive can read some types of discs but not discs that were purchased from a store, or those from a music Dvd Drive Not Reading Discs Windows 10 Ask a question and give support. Dell computers are built with a small amount of hard disk space reserved for reinstalling your operating system. A "break" in the data flow (called a filter chain break) many reasons..

OMG!!! Dvd Drive Not Reading Windows 8 Nothing really busted about that. Press the Ctrl & F keys on the keyboard or select the Find/Search option and copy/paste the following line in the find field: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Policies\Explorer 3. TechSpot Account Sign up for free, it takes 30 seconds.

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Uninstalling and reinstalling software helps for a while, but only for a while. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/dvd-cd-rw-does-not-recognize-any-disc-inserted.128599/ See here for Virus/Malware Removal Instructions VSO Inspector just fyi for now, you might find VSO Inspector a helpful tool as well. Dvd Drive Not Reading Discs Windows 7 Terms of Use Privacy Policy Licensing Advertise International Editions: US / UK India cdr / cdrw faqs cd-r glossary bluelaser white papers archival storage (cosa) optical websites udf mpv multiread multiplay Dvd Drive Not Working Windows 7 I see that for people using vista they already have an answer.

To check this, open Device Manager, click the plus symbol next to CD-ROM and disc drives, and double-click the CD-ROM device. http://filevox.com/dvd-drive/dvd-drive-says-no-disc.html Windows/software /* EDIT */ AND: Here's a cool (and handy) tool that lets you easily see info about your current disk and CD/DVD driver filters for each of your devices Canada Country Selector Afghanistan Albania Algeria Angola Anguilla Antigua & Barbuda Argentina Armenia Aruba Asia Pacific Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bermuda Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia-Herzegovina Report jason999- Nov 3, 2012 at 10:41 AM I had the same problem but I could read a self burned DVD only once after reboot then I would have to reboot Dvd Drive Fixer

Proffitt Forum moderator / January 11, 2009 11:17 PM PST In reply to: not that That Microsoft's supplied CD/DVD writing tools can be untrustworthy.I'd not spend a moment but move up Saving and archiving this registry entry NOW! Right-click the CD/DVD/Blu-ray drive that is listed, and then click Uninstall. http://filevox.com/dvd-drive/dvd-won-t-read-any-disc-and-dvd-burner-won-t-burn-audio.html But my problem has a strange addition.

The iTunes thing got me curious as to what the default upper/lower filters should be on the average system. Dvd Player Not Reading Disc If the computer or a computer component goes into power saving mode during the recording process, it can cause issues. Bad data, scratches, or smudges on discs are preventing the drive from reading the data.

Please do check "Scheduled Tasks" anyway.

HP PCs - Drive Cannot Read Discs (Windows 10, 8) This document pertains to HP and Compaq computers with Windows 10 or 8. If AutoPlay is disabled, nothing may happen when a disc is inserted. This is the first solution that actually worked... Dvd Not Detected However, the fix isn't fool proof, and it sometimes has to be run a few times to take.After running this fix, it starts reading my Data DVD again as it normally

Thank you. Just a thought. Thoughts? this contact form No more delayed starts and every disc I insert reads and plays.

I am pretty sure it is a write error bug in Vista, though this is just a hunch. Report Jupimako› Top - Dec 30, 2008 at 01:38 PM Thank you so much!!! I also have iTunes installed, and after some digging I found this article support.apple.com/kb/TS2372?viewlocale=en_US explaining how to restore the GEARAspiWDM driver and stop the annoying popup that says it’s missing. I've tried all of the solutions that others have posted and my dvd drive still won't work.

Specifically, MultiRead requires that compatible drives read Red Book CD audio and CD-ROM information contained on prerecorded (pressed), CD-R and CD-RW discs. Have you recently installed/uninstalled any virtual drive software (like Virtual Clone Drive or Daemon Tools)? Report cbuck- Oct 1, 2009 at 07:44 AM try that and mine still does not work. Why is it working for everyone else and not me?

Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. I have tried: 1. It's worth a shot anyway, especially before resorting to more drastic measures. After you have checked all of these items, if the drive is still incapable of reading discs that were burned from another computer, skip to Step 5.

Join the community here, it only takes a minute. And once removed, any needed/required filters are normally reinstalled when noticed missing by >> Windows or vendor device drivers >> Your CD/DVD apps on next reboot (tho sometimes require an uninstall/reinstall Then I would have to reinstall AnyDVD so that IT would recognize the drives. I probably should not have have put 7 on PC as I'm not really qualified or expert enough to troubleshoot.

Facebook Google+ Twitter YouTube Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Graphics Laptops Smartphones CPUs Storage Cases Transcripción La transcripción interactiva no se ha podido cargar. The disc drive works fine in safe mode as well. Ensure you check the Use AutoPlay for all media and devices check box.

Report Leon- May 4, 2011 at 02:29 AM Thankyou! Deshacer Cerrar Este vídeo no está disponible. Jul 13, 2007 original cd rw drive does not work after installing expansion dvd rw drive Jul 26, 2005 Add New Comment You need to be a member to leave a