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Back to Top Run the Hardware and Devices troubleshooter (Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10) You can run the Windows Hardware and Devices troubleshooter which is built-in to On ebay buy an external dvd drive. Please, can somebody help as I really need to burn a disk tonight? Graphic Cards Posting Permissions You may not post new threads You may not post replies You may not post attachments You may not edit your posts BB code is On his comment is here

When I go to registry this is what I have: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\­Policies. Step 5: Click "Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer". Make sure the format or codec of the movie or audio file you're saving to the CD or DVD is supported by the DVD player. YOU ROCK dj5!!!

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Although it all only has 0 bytes. I drive a big old dodge van so it's hard to believe they don't see me. yay.

Report • #5 Derek September 10, 2014 at 08:30:25 Can you let us know if the drive used to work and if so did it go wrong immediately after the re-install?Always I can`t say thanks enough. God bless you Report deep- Oct 11, 2012 at 05:39 AM thank you :) Report sudhe- Oct 12, 2012 at 12:10 AM thanku...:) Report Ian- Oct 24, 2012 at 09:43 AM Dvd Drive Not Reading Windows 8 Helpful +269 Report dj5 Dec 11, 2009 at 01:52 PM I had the same problem with my both my DVD drives in my desktop and the DVD drive in my laptop.

Report Inappropriate Content Reply 0 Kudos TimSu Expert Posts: 480 Registered: ‎10-10-2013 Message 6 of 134 (124,546 Views) Re: My sony vaio laptop does not recognize the cd/dvd drive. Cd Drive Not Working Windows 7 Most annoying for me is not being able to set a PIN password when logging in on ex-Windows 7 Home Premium upgrades followed closely by the upgrade messing up my folder Hope you can help, Thanks Report Jamie- Feb 16, 2010 at 12:53 PM Hey there, I have a Dell Desktop Dimension 5100, What was the fix on the WINDOWS XP when check over here I tried almost every solution given on net, but at last I am not sure what made it working..

CD-RW in CD-R or CD-ROM drive - Some CD-R drives are incapable of reading CD-RW drives. Dvd Player Not Reading Disc I tried numerous software as well so I think it has something to do with vista. I use to just use Nero to go from an .avi to DVD without a problem. Yippee.

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Report guest_andy- Dec 23, 2008 at 10:34 AM Hi, I've had the same problem, and attempted the registry-editing solution detailed in previous posts. check these guys out So simple it realy pisses me off how people including Microsoft wasted 3 solid days of my time with nothing but bullshit. Cd Drive Not Reading So many of you guys give this very useless information. Dvd Drive Not Reading Discs Windows 10 You can find the drivershere.

Disclaimer · Privacy Policy · Terms of Use · All Rights Reserved. this content Any he Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed Highlight Print Email to a Friend Report Inappropriate Content ‎12-12-2013 09:06 AM edited {1} Sure, It's VGN-FW520FThanks! I did easily get to filters and administrative stuff. Do not waste your time and money trying any of the recommendations that will only waste many hours, only to discover the people recommending them do not understand the problem. Dvd Not Detected

Lucia St. Reply to JohnLanka TeikJul 30, 2014, 5:18 PM JohnLanka said: I had the same problem before and DVD Drive Fixer worked for me. Anyone have any idea? weblink Download it from here.

Can you explain it to me again, please? Cd Drive Not Working Windows 8 Reason: more info for the OP Adv Reply August 3rd, 2011 #9 jtarin View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message The Lucky Rabbit Join Date Dec 2008 Location 43 7' OMG!!!

After 3 days constant searching and trying all the various suggestions with no resolve.

My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... An alternate driver may be providing this functionality. (Code 32) Windows cannot load the device driver for this hardware. Reboot or logoff/logon to apply. Media In Cd/dvd Drive Is Not Readable It is a Samsung Writemaster Dvd/rw TSST Corp SH-W162C and I am running Winxp See more Dvd drive not working My dvd drive doesn't read discs How to repair dvd writer

Click on the start menu, and type: devmgmt.msc in the search box and press the enter key to open the Device Manager window. LOL... Verify if the drive is detected in BIOS (Figure 1, 2 & 3). check over here I also tried burning a cd and it didn't work.

Join Date Feb 2011 Beans 50 Re: My CD RW doesn't recognize a blank dvd/cd Originally Posted by yetiman64 From a firmware info file for that drive, Taken from --this thread-- Helpful +40 Report Jason in Australia Nov 14, 2008 at 05:28 PM Try to turn off the vista's burning feature. Report Vanessa- Feb 11, 2009 at 10:33 AM YOU ARE AWESOME, IM A RETARD IN COMPUTERS and have been trying to fix this problem for ages I LOVE YOU THANKYOUUUUU Report Hope you come back (says one newbie to another!).

I paid £11 for mine. If Device Manager detects an error on the drive or if it has any other drives listed with errors, remove them and reboot the computer to let Windows re-initialize the drive. So many of you guys give this very useless information. You`re the best bro.

Yes DVD kind or CD kind, nothing works. Thanks Jason , it worked like a charm. You scratch that lense you are buying a whole new DVD drive. A data disk with MP3 files may work with a computer but does not always work in CD players unless they support MP3 format.

To run the Hardware and Devices troubleshooter: Press the Windows key + R to open the Run dialog box. Just because windows fix cant fix any thing bar the most simple issues it does not mean the drive is faulty. TRY IT Helpful +2 Report xsile Apr 8, 2009 at 01:23 PM I bought a external burner and it plays everything just fine, however when I go to burn anything it Normally the above will fix that issue if not work your way down through these even if you have done them before.

Do you have another brand possibly you could try before we get too far into this? Report • #10 JoLenn September 12, 2014 at 13:48:16 "Yes" it worked fine before I' got it reinstalled due to a problem I' encountered - i.e. There was a a part that said to Download Microsoft Fix it to test Optical drives. There is no listing for atapi drives.