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If updates are available for the CD/DVD drive or recording software, select the ones that apply. Install the updates according to the instructions on the download page. If the drive is still not detected, close Device Manager and skip to Resetting the computer power to reset power and reseat the drive cables if necessary. With hundreds of movies. this content

Once you have checked if the CD/DVD drive appears in the BIOS, check the drive name in Device Manager. Figure : Example of CD/DVD drive listing in desktop BIOS Press the Esc key to exit Device Configuration. Läser in ... Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - What's causing my CD/DVD burner to suddenly stopped working?

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It would have been on the system already Barney6262Oct 24, 2014, 12:36 AM I tried to 'manually fix registry errors', followed instructions by the letter. If a drive name is shown with a disabled icon (the drive icon is marked with an arrow pointing down ), the drive has been disabled. note: Disc recording software applications that come with HP and Compaq computers are made to recognize only the original CD/DVD drives that come with the computer. free stuff?

Report Sincere- Dec 12, 2008 at 02:36 PM I have a gatway M-series Laptop with Vista Home Premium, they want $59.99 because warranty expired last month to give me solution. Figure : Example of CD/DVD drive listing in notebook BIOS Press Esc, then press Enter to Exit BIOS. If the drive is still missing after using the troubleshooter, continue to the next step. Cd Drive Not Working Windows 8 When I go to registry this is what I have: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\­Policies.

However, it's not working for me. My Cd/dvd Drive Is Not Working You can try replacing the drive and see if a new CD-ROM drive resolves the issue. it immediately started working again. They are as easy as pie to replace.

For more information about testing for CD/DVD drive hardware failures, refer to one of the following HP support documents: Desktop PCs: Testing for Hardware Failures (Windows 10, 8) (in English) Notebook Cd Drive Not Opening I tried all the solutions online and none worked. etc?Also, when you do your burn, do you make sure the software matches the type of media? Very carefully remove any dust or debris from the area around the laser head with a cue tip or gentle microfibre cloth, like the type used for cleaning monitors or lenses.

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It never hurts to check your OEM driver updates too.Sometimes I've had to re-install or update my burning software; especially because of DRM issues.

guys if you have a similar problem give this a go. Cd Drive Not Reading On Vista machines, Run is accessible through Accessories. Dvd Drive Not Working Windows 10 It would have to be Microsoft DRM or a combination of Microsoft DRM and Roxio if this is some Digital Rights issue. (You're not trying to copy a copyprotected CD or

Figure : Example of CD/DVD drive listing in desktop BIOS Press the Esc key to exit Device Configuration. http://mffonline.com/drive-not/cdrom-stopped-working-overnight.php The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Report trigel- Feb 13, 2009 at 05:38 PM I have been told it is probably the higfh and low filters I need to fix....I can get there but do not know Figure : CyberLink Power2Go error message example Step 1: Reinstalling disc recording software Upgrading the operating system or installing certain types of software can cause other recording software to lose their Cd Drive Not Working Windows 7

There are no subfolders in "Policies." I didn't even realize my DVD Driver was acting up until I tried to install Sims 2 Double Deluxe, which is a "DVD-ROM." I paid Good thought! by JCitizen / October 27, 2012 3:12 PM PDT In reply to: Could it be your screen saver? have a peek at these guys It still plays Oblivion (dvd) after repeated attempts, but refuses to play others.

Just make sure that you get the right burner for your connectors. Cd Drive Not Showing If a LowerFilters value is listed on the right side of the registry editor window, click the LowerFilters value, and press the Delete key. To access the BIOS, first shut down the computer using the following steps: On a notebook computer Press and hold the power button for 5 seconds to turn your computer completely

Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - By the Way by Hforman / October 30, 2012 4:06 PM PDT In reply to: Upper and/or lower register filters..key problem........

note: If you have a new notebook computer, make sure the computer actually has a CD/DVD drive. by Lee Koo (ADMIN) CNET staff/forum admin / October 5, 2012 9:11 AM PDT Question: What's causing my CD/DVD burner to suddenly stop working?I was copying my music and videos onto Right-click CyberLink Power2Go, then click Uninstall. Cd Command Not Working problem.

In my experience, when CD/DVD burners go bad they have the poor manners to appear to be working, but you only end up making a bunch of coasters. The disc drive should now be recognized by Windows. That last move always works, and takes the least amount of trouble, when the problem is chronic.Here recently my IR controller in the Device Manager showed that it had a "splat"(IT check my blog Then might I suggest that you change your CD/DVD burner.

I'm wondering if my DVD/CD burner hassimply gone bad or another program has caused it to malfunction? Report Venkat- Sep 16, 2009 at 04:46 PM Jason, I had a problem with my drive for about a year. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. Note: If the CD-ROM drive is not found in the Device Manager, it is likely the drive's cables are not connected properly or that the drive is bad and needs to

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