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Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - The lessons over the years is ? You will get more response with a new post and a good title. Type in " sysdm.cpl " into the dialog box that it shows. Ask Your Own Computer Question Customer: replied7 years ago. http://filevox.com/windows-7/dvd-drive-driver-problem.html

I have used the same disc on the same drive prior with no problem. Click okay and it should bring you to a "System Properties" dialog box. Once again cannot thank you guys enough for your help. Reply Reply With Quote August 28th, 2009,07:17 PM #10 stroyal View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries Millwright Join Date Dec 2002 Location New Hampshire Posts 8,189 Welcome to http://www.howtogeek.com/forum/topic/says-there-is-no-disc-in-dvdrw-when-there-is-help

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It installs ok but when I try to run the game it says "please insert the correct DVD-rom" The same happened with the expantion but it is fine when running master Mine had an question mark but in some cases it might have an exclamation point next to the name. I am sure it will come back some day, next time it's just 1 day to restore the computer to factory state then re-install everything else.

  1. When I got home and stuck in the disc, my computer's LED light on the tray showed it was trying to process it but it started making clicking noises.
  2. At first, I put in the cd and there's a yellow light appears just for 2 seconds and it stopped.
  3. LH is on the right track.
  4. and if you don't have one, Windows will try it's generic.) If you ask Windows to apply a driver, it will give you a list to select from.
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  6. Is there a remedy?

Right-click the drive in Explorer, and click "eject". If it plays, we know the issue is with Media Center and we can troubleshoot that.Let me know... Play menu does not allow me to highlight the DVD selection in the menu. Cd Drive Not Reading Disc It says they are.

The expantion says it is comparable with vista. Dvd Drive Wont Read Discs Windows 7 I assume i am right in regards to it being dead because noone else has said otherwise in my topic so i would suggest buying you another drive. I received this error message.Playback failure: DVDRead could not open the disc "E:\2". https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/dvd-drive-thinks-data-disc-is-blank-324693/ Report Karen- Nov 28, 2009 at 09:33 AM I am having trouble with my CD- ROM/DVD Drive.

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. Cd Drive Not Working Windows 7 dannimal: Maybe it's a matter of driver/firmware? View all 18 comments Report rach- Mar 19, 2010 at 01:45 AM heey mine wasnt called aopen and that all 3 of them was differnt which one do I choose thanks Your advice worked perfectly and I am someone that doesn't even understand computers.

Dvd Drive Wont Read Discs Windows 7

I have service pack 2 and have reinstalled all my drivers hardware from my discs but nothing is happening. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2372688/dvd-drive-disc-empty.html good luck all and if all else fails -- contact the maker of your computer and see if it is under warranty -- they will replace it for free is what Dvd Showing Blank In Windows 7 keep shoving it in its slot....!!!!! Dvd Showing Blank In Windows 8 No suitable decoder module: VLC does not support the audio or video format "undf".

Have used Everest as sugested to find the make of the drive, and below is listed the results on the DVDRW drive. http://filevox.com/windows-7/dvd-cd-drive-can-t-read-dvds-after-windows-7-install.html i wish that unistalling 3rd party burning software was the trick for me. Thanks for any help you can give me. all died(or at least thats what i assume). Dvd Drive Wont Read Discs Windows 10

Does still mean we have a drive problem Expert: Christopher Bessler replied7 years ago. When you reboot, Windows will reinstall the drive. Blow an amazingly huge $30 on a new SATA DVD+/-RW. Check This Out Are we talking about the same disk or is one disk burner and one factory made?

If you remove something like a USB key or MP3 player, Windows will remove the temp drive, and the directory will default to the next directory on the list. Cd Drive Wont Read Discs Windows 7 My dvd drive is not being located and I am getting the error "please insert a disc into the drive E" everytime any disc is inserted. It played or opened up a disc I had for a free 1175 hours AOL disc.

Restart system, it should be ok.

If it is and it's a known good disk, (try disk in another computer?), try going into device manager, find the drive and uninstall it, then reboot, windows should detect the Vern They say technology slows down for no one. The computer is able to eject the disk, but it just seems to not be able to read any disks inserted. Burned Disc Showing Blank The time now is 12:34 AM.

I think it may have been Blindwrite. Get a Professional Answer Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.Ask follow up questions if you need to. 100% Satisfaction Guarantee Rate the answer you receive. I changed the DVD Rom for testing purpose, then it works fine.Some people say that it may be the problem of power, but after changing the DVD Rom I must face http://filevox.com/windows-7/dvd-rw-drive-problem-will-not-read-blanks.html I click open a window for E drive (which shows it as empty) so now I have both windows open next to each other.

The DVD drive was F: and it skipped G: (empty CD-ROM drive) and H: (Empty memory card reader on the printer) and went to Shared Documents. what is head clean please show me picture so i clean it easily Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Link to Lens/Head Cleaner by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: dvd drive thinks data disc is blank The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Not a media issue.

it has done it ever since i reinstalled vista on my laptop please help me fix it. Report Amazed- Jan 7, 2009 at 06:11 PM Has ANYONE ever managed o TRULY , TECHNICALLY solve this ? As to the reading problems that's not unusual with older drives and more.Then there are those that maintain it is a Vista bug.