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Mar 31, 2006 #12 Alfa Romeo TS Rookie These drives MUST have a manufacturing fault Not good news I'm afraid. Figure : Find and fix problems in Control Panel Under Hardware and Sound, click Configure a device. I would get a sync error message. How can I fix the problem in XP. http://filevox.com/dvd-drive/dvd-hardware-or-software-problem.html

Country: United States Select a location Americas Europe, Middle East, Africa Asia Pacific and Oceania Select a language Confirm Back Z7_M0I02JG0KOT530A6KJKFRQ0816 hp-detect-load-my-device-portlet Actions ${title} Loading... My Lite-On DVD drive, started acting up shortly after I purchased my Dell. OMG!!! Manish Dev Helpful +28 Report Gatorp003 Dec 2, 2009 at 12:39 AM i just had this same problem after windows 7 upgrade. http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/disk-drives/f/3534/t/17280280

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though I had to create an Explorer file and then do the new NoCDBurning thing. Policies does not have a values. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - can't play cd's by frankgw / May 1, 2009 1:45 PM PDT In reply to: can't play cd's/dvd's continued....also try downloading the KLTE

Reply 0 0 mulford Student Posts: 1 Member Since: ‎03-23-2016 Message 6 of 6 (3,447 Views) Report Inappropriate Content Re: CD-DVD ( Optical Drives ) Common Problems and Solutions Options Mark The drive is a LITE-ON DVDRW LH-20A1H and I cannot find any indication that there is any driver or other software that could be a problem. The cost of a new drive is so cheap and will come close to the cost of a cleaning kit that might not work. Dvd Player Not Reading Disc Isn't there any application to know the exact problem with the DVD Drive as the drive is functioning instead of shooting blind shots?

Report J- Dec 10, 2008 at 11:15 PM If you press edit -> new-> DWORD (32 bit value), once you are in the registry editor, it will allow you to create Dvd Drive Not Reading Discs Windows 10 Once rebooted it recognises CDs but not DVDs. The address is ---> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class\{4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318} Then go to the device manager and uninstall the cd/dvd drive if the showing the yellow exclamation mark with them. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/help-dvd-drive-doesn-t-recognize-music-cds-anymore-341210/ There are different ways to test your computer's disc drive and determine if it's bad or has flaws that are causing issues with your computer.

Insert at least three more software discs in the same manner. Dvd Drive Not Reading Dvd But Reads Cd There are many different brands and types of writable discs with unique burning properties - some perform better than others. Unplug all non-essential external plug and play devices, especially cameras. If a LowerFilters value is listed on the right side of the registry editor window, select the LowerFilters value and press the Delete key.

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I live in Arizona, and I was burning a lot of discs and little by little it became hotter and then got erratic in its performance. your dvd read head may have read its last disk. Dvd Drive Not Reading Discs He checked it out and said it is definitely scrapped. Dvd Drive Not Working Windows 7 Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - DVD drive by Hackerness / May 1, 2009 2:25 PM PDT In reply to: Help!

If it happens again, you will know what to do. http://filevox.com/dvd-drive/dvd-drive-won-t-work-software-problem.html this fixed my issue. I realized something might be wrong with the driver when looked at its properties and saw the Drive H capacity is all used space. Figure : Opening Device Manager Figure : Device Manager Double-click DVD/CD-ROM drives. Dvd Drive Fixer

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - USB problems by Ron_dear / May 20, 2009 6:32 AM PDT In reply to: Why not just reinstall Windows? HP PCs - Drive Cannot Read Discs (Windows 10, 8) This document pertains to HP and Compaq computers with Windows 10 or 8. They're very easy to replace. have a peek here Learn How to Post and More  Community News  Best of the Community Blog  Notebooks Notebook Operating System and Recovery  Notebook Boot and Lockup  Notebook Wireless and Networking  Notebook Audio  Notebook Video,

I'm using a Lenovo ThinkPad X61 with drive in the Ultrabase. Media In Cd/dvd Drive Is Not Readable Figure : Registry Editor Click File, Export, type a filename that is easy for you to remember, and then click Save. Aug 22, 2005 #1 Spike TS Evangelist Posts: 2,168 Welcome to Techspot uninstall and re-install the dvd rom drive from device manager.

Anyway, I'm not a tech but that worked for me.

Wait about 20 seconds for the disc to achieve full spin velocity. But if you aren't careful, a bad burn could still happen--and leave you with only a bicycle reflector for your effort. Z7_3054ICK0KGTE30AQO5O3KA30H5 hp-country-locator-portlet Actions ${title} Loading... Cd Drive Not Working Windows 8 I've tried all of the solutions that others have posted and my dvd drive still won't work.

Use discs from different manufacturers and recording labels. If the message "device is not ready" is shown, or the screen fails to update after 30 seconds, the disc or the drive may be bad. The first one just kinda crapped out one day, and I had no luck getting it to read anything. Check This Out yay.

Reboot or logoff/logon to apply. After booting the first DVD I put in is read fine and can be used normally. Our family laptop`s dvd drive suddenly locked up , so I followed your instructions , and now its working perfectly! Report uzie- Nov 28, 2008 at 12:53 PM i have a problem with my dvd/cdrom it stopped working for some reason its doesnt play both dvd's and normall audio cd's,my laptop

Software and Hardware solutions CD and DVD disc drives can sometimes get dusty and dirty inside, causing problems with reading discs.