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I dont remember encountering this problem before the last time I successfully burned DVDs.I tried the same and hooked my external DVD RAM on another desktop and it was occuring the Windows XP will correctly display the optical > > drive as a DVD-RW. Now my > > > >computer > > > > shows it as a dvd-ram and it won't recognize blank dvd's. DVD drive show as CD when DVD inserted Blank DVD-R recognized as CD-R Blank DVD-R recognized as CD-R Xp dvd-r burn insert blank [Solved] DVD drive will not recognize blank DVD-R Source

Go and check it out, you might land a code for a free game. At the bottom of the bios screen it shows the keys to navigate, save, exit without saving etc.In advanced bios features you will see1st boot device. I think I'd like to buy an external dvd drive. Any thoughts on what I can do to get it to detect/display properly 1ddqd on September 20080 Posts capable heart Registered User regular September 2008 edited September 2008 Right click on https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/323585/dvd-rw-showing-as-dvd-ram/

I have also removed their recommendations of the del the upper limit and lower limit registers, but, the problem is still there.Can anyone out there please help me out and tell This drive is connected to a usb slot in the back of the tower. Edited by petewills , 18 June 2010 - 08:50 AM. A good point, in NeroExpress when I go to burn, my LG is listed twice in the Recorder drop down.

Go > figure, eh? > > SC Tom > (XP Home SP3, BTW) The one wiht Lightscribe "probably" can also use DVD-Ram media. in which case you will want the driver that came with it (most likely on a CD, which Windows will ask you for . . . In my opinion, it does not matter as long as it is working like it should. Here's just one:http://www.dooyoo.co.uk/dvd-burner/liteon-dh-20a4p/Note under Technical details:Product Description LiteOn DH-20A4P - DVDRW (R DL) / DVD-RAM drive - IDE Device Type DVDRW (R DL) / DVD-RAM drive Optical Storage DVDRW (R DL)

How long ago did your "friend" change it ? Is it an internal or external? There is a small aplication and more troubleshooting to try.http://kgiii.info/windows/XP/general/missing_CD-DVD_drives.html 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - What does by cmiller5400 · 9 years ago In reply to Windows XP Pro thinks DVD https://forums.techguy.org/threads/dvd-rw-drive-shows-up-as-cd-drive.496203/ Sandra xx Reports: · Posted 7 years ago Top myaticangel Posts: 7 This post has been reported.

Hello LH have done that and it said there was nothing to roll back to Reports: · Posted 7 years ago Top LH Posts: 20002 This post has been myaticangel, And NO spare optical drive right ?? Reports: · Posted 7 years ago Top LH Posts: 20002 This post has been reported. A last resort.? · actions · 2014-Apr-3 2:21 am · LibraPremium Memberjoin:2003-08-06USA

Libra to asdfdfdfdfdf Premium Member 2014-May-10 10:20 am to asdfdfdfdfdfSamsung Portable dvd/rw drive (bottom left item)Hi asd,I ended up

If you absolutely do not want to buy another drive, there is always the full factory restore option(where all the info on your hard drive is wiped and you start anew) http://www.howtogeek.com/forum/topic/says-there-is-no-disc-in-dvdrw-when-there-is-help so i downloaded [email protected] DVD Eraser to Erase it and it worked. Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service. Hahaha!

This part is "just in case." Then switch to a non-crappy burning program. http://filevox.com/dvd-rw/dvd-r-drive-is-missing.html You just can not use any built-in XP tools to write to it. Windows loads a temporary driver that makes it work while repairing your operating system. The link to the Nero site is for both the Reader and the full InCD (both now FREE). 0 Share this post Link to post Share on other sites Kelsenellenelvian   

you may find (as I did) that shutting off the updates prevents problems (such as the CD drive disappearing) (such as the audio drivers disappearing) (etc...) But these type of incompatibilities It's easy! We need to determine when the problem was created and roll back the entire system to before then. have a peek here Can't make the point any more firmly.We are assuming that the drive is OK, perhaps not.

myaticangel, well with friends like that, who needs viruses? :-( Let's see: "friend" changes drivers, then immediately after drive stops reading discs? Penny Arcade The Trenches PAX Child's Play Pinny Arcade Sign In Join Club PA Penny Arcade Comics News PATV Podcasts Archive Forum Shop Best Of... I'd suggest you go into device manager and remove/uninstall the DVD drive, immediately after doing this, restart the OS.

Anyway, try removing the device (BUT FIRST WRITE DOWN THE DEVICE MANAGER DESCRIPTION), and let Windows detect it as "new hardware" and see if it can install a generic driver from

I'll take a look at Newegg.Sincerely, Libra · actions · 2014-Mar-22 1:45 pm · aguenPremium Memberjoin:2003-07-16Grants Pass, OR aguen to Libra Premium Member 2014-Mar-22 11:09 pm to LibraNot that the DVD/CD-rom ZoneAlarm Free Antivirus+ Firewall | Bitdefender Safebox | avast! I see a disk as part of the burner. Sign in here.

Reports: · Posted 7 years ago Top LH Posts: 20002 This post has been reported. I tried a Linux disk and it went straight to Windows twice. freeken1968, Aug 24, 2009 #1 Advertisements Rich Barry Guest Open MyComputer>rt click dvd drive Icon>select Properties>Recording>check box Enable recording on this drive. "freeken1968" <> wrote in message news:... >I moved a Check This Out Now my > >computer > > shows it as a dvd-ram and it won't recognize blank dvd's.