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Site Changelog Community Forum Software by IP.Board Sign In Use Facebook Use Twitter Need an account? but I see similar errors since early 2000's. Linuxrising, Aug 28, 2004 #1 This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies. but best to make sure the problem by VAPCMD / January 9, 2008 4:06 AM PST In reply to: Sorry, I guess I thought it was ok... Source

If I need to list this in another part of the forum let me know. that it could be QUICKEN conflicts... Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - (NT) What does 'InterVideo DVD XPack' software do ? What I want you to do is right click BOTH DRIVES LISTED and choose uninstall, clicking YES to the warning. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/348177/dvd-drive-changes-to-cd-drive/

I was able to burn a CD with Nero 6.6.14 I found all the articles from Microsoft on how to fix this problem and none of them worked. THANKYOU! Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: DVD writer turns into plain CD ROM when I put blank DVD in This post has been flagged and Join Date: Jan 2007 Posts: 23,001 OS: Xp Hi Uninstall the drive in Device manager >> reboot twice.

Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute. Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion Ok, I feel like I'm playing charades with the answer obvious to all the other players but me.

It did not! It happens on 3 completely different burners on my computer so it is in no way a device problem nor is it a burning software problem. Do... After I brought it home, I have:- Spent hours trying to get my computer back to where it was before this problem happened as many of my software programs had to

I can watch DVDs on the drive and run disks that have programs on them. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Believe you answered your question in your original post by VAPCMD / January 7, 2008 12:49 AM PST In reply to: Intervideo Xppac Everything was fine and suddenly one day I went to burn to a DVD+R. If it doesn't work ...

I was missing Blank CD and Video movie in the drop down selections to choose what to do when those types of disks were inserted. (Take a look at yours and Sngl GrmaJul 26, 2010, 4:07 AM Rainbows ... Now in the new window that appears, click the '+' symbol next to DVD/CD-Rom Drives. What's the matter?

When i put a blank dvd in my drive, my DVDRAM drive changes to a CD drive and my DVD burning program doesnt seem to detect my DVD drive and so this contact form I have written many many CD /DVD's. Anyway, thanks for the clue. I took my PC back to the computer store that installed the drive in Dec. 2008 last Monday and they kept it until Thursday.

The only way I can write to a CD or DVD here is to use the Nero software. I never got any response from Microsoft or anything useful from posting on the MS support newsgroups. This never used to happen and I was able to drag and drop. have a peek here but did you ever resolve this issue Rainbows7777?

This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Back to top #11 DaChew DaChew Visiting Alien BC Advisor 10,317 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:millenium falcon and rockytop Local time:12:19 AM Posted 18 September 2010 - 05:23 PM I hope Both found on this page in the first box.

I have sent technical support requests to: Microsoft, NERO and LiteOn (my DVD manufacturer).

every time I insert a blank dvd my drive turns into a cd-rom and asks me what I want to do with my blank cd. I noticed that under My Computer, my DVDRW drive shows up as "DVD-RW Drive(D:)" but after I insert a blank DVD, it changes to "CD Drive(D:)" Also, another CD Drive is Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. As soon as I took out the blank disc, the drive immediately switched back to a DVD Drive.

Proffitt Forum moderator / January 7, 2008 2:18 AM PST In reply to: Aha! Even went back to a system restore in which I had just burned some DVD's. Once I applied the changes to Winlogon, I got my missing Blank CD and Video movie back in my drop down selections and my drives now appear and work as they http://filevox.com/dvd-rw/dvd-rw-drive-not-working.html If it is showing in your device manager and there are no driver conflicts.

I have uninstalled the IDE Secondary and the DEvices themselves in the Device manager then let the system reinstall them. See http://www.dvdflick.net/ Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Blank media cannot be accessed by Steven Haninger / January 5, 2008 9:53 AM PST In reply to: DVD writer turns Barbara duggy09 said: My apologies for replying to an old thread... I have Quicken 2010 and when I read that link on a different web site, I tried to go to Quickens troubleshooting forum with the link the person put in there

Also I am able to write to a CD-R Back to top #4 rockmilk rockmilk Banned 202 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:12:19 AM Posted 18 September 2010 - 04:42 PM I tried uninstalling the disk drives, nothing. Did you find a solution to this problem? Shut down and restarted my computer more times that I can count to make sure everything is installed correctly.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Agree 'petty'. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - This is proper. And, I did the 2 steps suggested by Anolla, with great expectation that would help. I always got "Drive:\ is not accessible.

And if so, did you by any chance try and uninstall it? If yes to either one or both of these, you might want to start focusing your research in that direction. ~duggy Rainbows7777 said: I really appreciate that!