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If the computer or a computer component goes into power saving mode during the recording process, it can cause issues. it's like there's not evn a disc there! Helpful +0 Report Tyler Aug 30, 2009 at 03:28 PM I had the same problem. Note what happens.

However, you can first try to clean the CD-R drive using a CD cleaning disc. Bad disc If after reading through the above recommendations, you still continue to have the same issue, it's possible that the disc is a bad disc. If it does not, test the CD/DVD hardware for failure. Report georgesjeandenis 24Posts Friday July 6, 2012Registration date March 9, 2013 Last seen - Mar 9, 2013 at 07:03 PM This is not always a lens' problem. http://ccm.net/forum/affich-17795-dvd-rom-not-reading-cds

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You could also check the Properties of the disc.Other than that, I have no more ideas. And I solved it by deleting the upper and lower filter registry keys.These may be in different locations in different OS's, but you can try this path--> regedit.exe\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class\{4D36E965 (look for that The pickup has two lasers, one for reading CDs, and the other for DVDs. I would say like AARRGGHHH: It looks like an IDE-0 Master to IDE-1 Slave problem, since there is nothing wrong with the lens' themselves.

thank you once again. Try burning the disc at 4x before playing it from other computers. This can help determine if the drive has a problem reading certain types of disc formats. Will A Dvd Rw Drive Read Cds Double-click DVD/CD-ROM drives.

I had neither. To check that the drive is in Device Manager, follow these steps: In Windows, search for and open Device Manager. Too coincidental for me. You could also check the Properties of the disc.Other than that, I have no more ideas.

lol. Lance Cleaner Cd But, don't want to go that route, until I'm sure.What do I need to do, for this back to defaults, XP computer to get the DVD drive to read DVDs?Thanks in All Rights Reserved. Hope you all get the same results.

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They should contain a file system that is recognisable by Windows.In Explorer, if you can see the file system on a CD but not on a DVD, then AFAICS there must http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/88350-dvd-drive-reads-dvds-but-not-cds.html Try more software CDs to get an idea for how the drive is functioning. Dvd Rom Not Reading Cd They should contain a file system that is recognisable by Windows.In Explorer, if you can see the file system on a CD but not on a DVD, then AFAICS there must Dvd Drive Not Reading Dvd But Reads Cd Report Someguy- Feb 1, 2009 at 11:09 PM Try updating your Drivers If that doesn't work you need a new rom Report Guru- Mar 31, 2010 at 10:21 AM HI everyone

Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. Feb 9, 2007 #1 mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 7,006 +375 In the Device Manager try uninstalling the channel to which the optical drive is connected under IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers, DVD recordable discs - If you have a recordable DVD that cannot be read make sure it is not a Generation 1 DVD drive and that it supports recordable DVD media. I'm just a newbie right here. Can Dvd Drive Read Cd

Helpful +1 Report karine555 81Posts Tuesday March 11, 2008Registration date February 9, 2009 Last seen Feb 5, 2009 at 02:15 AM hi shockman, yes its a typical problem with dvd roms It worked instantly. Plastic discs can be easily scratched and the data on the disc can be destroyed if left in the sun. Driver says its up to date, diagnostics show everything is installed and working properly.

It is a standalone utility that doesn't have to be installed. Dvd Player Only Plays Audio Cds Helpful +0 Report PlayfulWolfCub 1Posts Friday September 18, 2009Registration date September 19, 2009 Last seen Sep 19, 2009 at 09:23 AM Whoah... Make sure you type the correct drive letter for the drive that contains the disc, followed by a colon (:).

Once you have tested several types of discs, try using the failed discs in another drive in another computer to see if they can be read.

If nothing happens or the computer stops responding, the laser is unable to read the initial startup information on the disc. Complementary Content wSkip to Main Content Search Help Tips Dictionary History Forums Contact You are here: Help > Hardware Help > CD-R Help Unable to read a CD-R or other recordable If any discs fail to open, set the failed discs aside. ''deleting Upper Filter And Lower Filter In Regedit'' Click Next.

How could this be possible Pls help me out . Windows 7. Any help would be appreciated. CD-ROM Properties In Device Manager, under the CD-ROM properties, ensure that Auto insert notification, Sync Data Transfer, and DMA are all disabled.

I have a Samsung Chronos 700z model bought in 2012. The cd rom drive worked. Matshita DVD RW UJ8A7AS In the past (after installing DVD decoder programs and ANY DVD) the computer wouldn't even recognize the dvd drive. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?

Your cache administrator is webmaster. It couldnt read DVD Videos or DVD Games. It used to read DVDs with no problems whatsoever but not CDs. Please....

They do need cleaning.