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thanks orgwood. Make sure your ASPI (Advanced SCSI Programmer's Interface) layer is up to date, even if you have an IDE recorder. Please try again now or at a later time. can you help me out? have a peek at this web-site

The former is silly, but the latter has a lot of anecdotal evidence to support it. Nope, I'm NOT God, but I'm British (which is the next best thing ;) Back to top Back to Internal Hardware 0 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 0 guests, For that I do use Free Easy CD DVD Burner. Matshita DVD RW UJ8A7AS In the past (after installing DVD decoder programs and ANY DVD) the computer wouldn't even recognize the dvd drive. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/extremely-peculiar-problem-with-my-cd-r-w-drive.25378/

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But it WORKED!! ::happy:: ^.^. Restart the computer. Another thing to try is to burn the same disc twice. There are two big buttons to click on DirectCD -- one is 'Format" and the other is "Eject".

cant believe this was the problem. Eclipse95Aug 20, 2011, 7:43 PM Hi guys, I have this problem since a week already. And, if the system is out of warranty then you contact our Expired Warranty Support at the link below: http://dell.to/12LmNBq If you have any further queries please feel free to contact Dvd Drive Not Reading Windows 8 Folders on my hard drive > display the correct folder icons.

Help solved CD/DVD RW drive not reading CDs (making noises) DVD drive only recognizing Cd\'s and not dvd\'s More resources See also solved DVD-RAM will read CDs but not DVDs SONY Cd Drive Not Working Windows 7 Some people have asserted that *any* two CDs, pressed or otherwise, will sound slightly different. If you can see a file system, then perhaps you have some peculiar autorun issue. http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/316805-problem-dvd-cd-rw-drive-wont-read-any-disk.html indianacarnie View Public Profile Find More Posts by indianacarnie 31 Dec 2013 #4 Britton30 Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1 24,480 posts Mt.

On both Roxio 5 and 6 versions, I don't remember it "finalizing" during the format process. Cd Drive Not Working Windows 8 Once created, right click the new Dword to rename it and then you can right click the new DWORD select Modify, giving it a value of one. Some older notes: On Windows systems, check your ASPI layer. The problem is simple.

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A "quick" format takes just a few minutes. http://www.verycomputer.com/416_016c265dc9d11961_1.htm The disk thrashes, and you get nowhere. Cd Drive Not Reading Once i put a disk in the drive, i have to wait a lifetime for it to know if there's anything in the drive, and then always saying that there's nothing Dvd Drive Not Reading Discs Windows 10 EasyCD Pro or Easy CD Creator) it's possible that the DirectCD program won't recognize the disc as valid media, and you still won't be able to format it, until you restart

Car CD players are notoriously picky about media. Check This Out Easy CD Creator 3 instead of Easy-CD Pro) should produce better results. My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Home Built Desktop By DataTech OS Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1 CPU Intel i5-2550K, Differing ~4.4-4.8GHz No built in GPU Motherboard ASUS fzabkarMar 13, 2012, 1:48 AM All I can suggest is to create a bootable USB drive with some flavour of DOS that includes a driver for your optical drive. Dvd Drive Fixer

It's not clear whether this will help with Win98, but it doesn't seem to hurt. Grif -- I already have the latest updates -- I updated to ECDC 5.3.5.10 in May 2002, according to my program file date, and did another update in March 2005. It's possible the disc is physically damaged and can't be used. Source I am coming to the conclusion the cd reader on mine is bad.

My DVD drive has not read any DVDs anymore except CDs.I tried the ''Deleting Upper Filter and Lower Filter in regedit'' method to solve it but I couldn't find any stuff Laptop Dvd Drive Not Working Windows 7 On the Mac, you may just need more recent drivers. CD-R Diagnostic (6-2-6) and IsoBuster (6-2-20) may also be able to recover data.

So am I able to disable the cd burning even without the "Explorer" subfolder?

Grif, for your time and patience......and on a Sunday, too.Miki Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - (NT) Grif... I have 7 Macs in total at home and in the office and the superdrive all seem to have developed the same problem. Go to Start/Run and in the command line type 'regedit' without the hypens. 2. Laptop Dvd Drive Not Opening It can't be a glitch with one disc, because I've tried several.

Some examples: CD Recovery Services, http://www.cdrecovery.com/. Then try to perform a DIR on the DVD. At the top end of the scale are DVD-R recorders, which output around 100mW for 4x recording and 200mW for 16X recording. have a peek here If it's a CD-RW that you've used before, try erasing it first.