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If nothing happens or the computer stops responding, the laser is unable to read the initial startup information on the disc. Figure : List Volume Type Exit and press the Enter key to return to the command prompt. Report AK- Oct 25, 2012 at 01:51 PM Many Thanks..it was really helpful...:-) God bless you. by R. check over here

Sign up now. My Sony sI also have a Sony Laptop - VGN-A297XP with a sonyDVD RW DW-D56A. THANKS Report Cole- Jun 6, 2009 at 12:31 PM Hi Jason, I have a HP DV6757ca laptop and having an issue with my dvd burner. Why is it working for everyone else and not me?

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I would say that what spike said earlier applies here then.. What is the significance of the sheriff's colored sunglasses in Kill Bill vol 1? Disc is a recordable disc that the drive or player does not support Verify the drive supports the recordable media you are attempting to read. when restart windows found new hardware and installed the device and drivers.

Figure : Command Prompt Insert a disc that contains files into the drive that is having the problem. Also ever since the last windows Update I received a few days ago the start up seems to be longer and I receive many non responding programs especially windows explore programs Went to change autoplay settings and changed the blank cd and dvd settingd from grayed out to ask me every time. Dvd Player Not Reading Disc Ask !

You'll have to research how to turn it on (I won't tell how because it's off due to security risks) or learn how to start your burning app.Bob Flag Permalink This If all discs pass, the drive can read the startup data on the discs and the drive is good. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. The data stored on the disc may still be bad, but an AutoPlay window proves that the drive can read data on the disc.

TechSpot is a registered trademark. Dvd Drive Not Reading Windows 8 HP PCs - Drive Cannot Read Discs (Windows 7) This document pertains to HP and Compaq PCs with Windows7. 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. DVD ROM is giving some sounds.

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It just won't read> > the recordable ones. If other discs of the same type cannot be read, skip to Step 8 to test the drive to see if the drive has truly failed. Dvd Drive Not Reading Discs Windows 7 SHOW ME NOW CNET © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved. Dvd Drive Not Working Windows 7 Only now it will only read CD's not DVD's.

I used it regularly for burning both cds and dvds, up until 2days ago when it suddenly decided to stop working for reasons unknown. Brian Cooley found it for you at CES 2017 in Las Vegas and the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Old CD-ROM or early DVD drive - Some early CD-ROM drives and Generation 1 DVD drives (some of the first DVD drives released) do not support CD-R discs or CD-RW discs. Report no no- Nov 4, 2012 at 10:16 PM My laptop dvd/cd drive has had problems for a long time and I can never find the solution. Dvd Drive Fixer

Report jason999- Nov 3, 2012 at 10:41 AM I had the same problem but I could read a self burned DVD only once after reboot then I would have to reboot I log into the computer as local administrator and there are no other accounts on this system. If cleaning the CD-R drive does not help, the drive should be replaced. Can\'t Format DVD+r or DVD+RW Anything to choose between DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD-RW, DVD+RW?

After another 5 minutes you can see autostart window showing up. Dvd Not Detected I have 64 bit. Disc or DVD contains media content not supported by the player Not all home entertainment DVD players are capable of supporting and playing all the different formats of movie and audio

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SOMEONE PLEASE HELP May 30, 2008 #2 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Topic Status: Not open for further replies. Oct 12, 2005 #1 towlee TS Rookie I have the same problem!!!! Computer CD and other disc drivers. Dvd Drive Not Working Windows 8 As far as cleaning, I have dusted it and used a lens cleaner.

Wear&tear on a drive even if not used are prone to laser misalignment and/or mech. They would play CDs but would not recognize a DVD. by R. Any help is greatly appreciated.

Try burning the disc at 4x before playing it from other computers. Just how does high VSWR damage RF amplifiers? What is my problem? Repeat these steps using music CDs and DVDs (if your computer has a DVD drive).

If the troubleshooter detects problems, follow the instructions to fix the problem. I can put a CD such as windows or Driver DVD but I cannot play anything that I burned or ripped. CD-RW in CD-R or CD-ROM drive - Some CD-R drives are incapable of reading CD-RW drives. though I had to create an Explorer file and then do the new NoCDBurning thing.

and the options came back and when I click on the drive with the blank cd/dvd in windows explorer it asks if I want to use the drive as a cd/dvd I use to just use Nero to go from an .avi to DVD without a problem. Yours seems like a h/w fault as drives get older. Visit now Z7_3054ICK0KGTE30AQO5O3KA30H4 hp-feedback-banner-portlet Actions ${title} Loading...

Under System and Security, click Find and fix problems. this fixed my issue. wow what a simple fix. Not only does this apply to computers, but also home entertainment DVD players.

Good Luck. When in doubt, try a different brand of CD-R disc. After trial and error to fix this issue I opened divice manager uninstalled the the device and then restarted the computer.