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Reply to rahul132001 Gray Lee-GreenMay 14, 2014, 1:45 PM Luna_Solara said: I don't really understand much about computers, but my computer's (windows 7) disc drive won't read anything! I did download that fix but Avast anti virus blocked it from running. coastie65 said: Hi. You can also try hooking up your burner to someone elses machine and see if it works or doesn't work there.5) Check the event log. check over here

Reply to Inmate 001 Oxygene1841Aug 8, 2016, 4:19 PM Inmate 001 said: does anyone have a solution like NicoleHillAuthor's but for windows 10? Melde dich bei YouTube an, damit dein Feedback gezählt wird. It was very slow and then in the end I guess it didn't finalize correctly because the cd does not play. Reboot or logoff/logon to apply.

Dvd Drive Not Working Windows 10

I think my DVD drive is not functioning. If the CD-ROM works in Safe Mode but not in normal Windows, it's likely another program is running that is causing the issue or that the drivers are corrupt. Then see if it will read either CD or DVD. Since Microsoft updates weekly you have to go back at least three weeks to see if that is the fix.

Report cbuck- Oct 1, 2009 at 07:44 AM try that and mine still does not work. HP PCs - CD/DVD Drive Is Not Detected (Windows 10, 8) This document applies to HP and Compaq computers with Windows10 or 8. You may have to restart the computer. Cd Drive Not Working Windows 8 Type the following into the Value Data field: PxHelp20 Click OK.

Reboot or logoff/logon to apply. Anyone have any idea? All i got was a broken OS installation and had to restore from a system image.

So, of course, I cannot install any software from a DVD or CD now!!!

The DVD will auto align, and your troubles should be over. Cd Drive Not Opening Now I just replace them when they start hiccuping on the verifies.Thankfully, they are only about 20 bucks on Newegg and are easy to replace. The alternative, which was lens cleaning, was a bit tedious since the drive is a slot drive and we had to unscrew a lot of parts to get access to that CD/DVD DRIVE CANNOT READ OR LOAD WINDOWS 7 DISC-HELP!

Cd Drive Not Working Windows 7

Click UpperFilters only. Helpful +0 Report joephe Apr 6, 2010 at 06:15 AM thahk you so much,it is really works Helpful +0 Report Ahsan May 2, 2010 at 07:52 AM Now my loptop is Dvd Drive Not Working Windows 10 To reset the drive, follow these steps: Press and hold the power button for 5 seconds to turn your computer completely off. Cd Drive Not Reading Disc To do so, skip to Replacing the PxHelp20registry value.

If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). http://mffonline.com/drive-not/cdrom-stopped-working-overnight.php Hope this is helpful. I ended up talking to a windows engineer live on line who insisted he could fix this problem with remote control with my computer while I watch. DVD an CD are on two different wave links so it is possible that it would read one and not the other. Cd Drive Not Showing

MIcroSoft update. I have enabled External... Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - What's causing my CD/DVD burner to suddenly stopped working? this content Just because windows fix cant fix any thing bar the most simple issues it does not mean the drive is faulty.

Let us know how you get on. Dvd Drive Not Detected Close the Registry Editor and restart the computer. Diese Funktion ist zurzeit nicht verfügbar.

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I was really not looking forward to have to buy a replacement DVD drive as suggested by many on this forum. Good luck! Step 5: Testing for CD/DVD drive failure If you suspect that the drive may be bad after using the previous steps, test the drive to see if the hardware has failed. Dvd Drive Not Showing Turn off the computer, unplug all cords from the computer, then press the Power button for five seconds.

For years it just laid in a corned inside a box, in a good condition. 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 Flag Permalink This was helpful (17) Collapse - CD and DVD players by quiggo / October 27, 2012 4:01 AM PDT In reply to: Something to try with your CD/DVD burner/player have a peek at these guys Unless the disk is closed, everything in the system buffer will NOT go to the disk.

Sometimes the factory formatting will hose all the disks in a pack. Can you explain it to me again, please? I had one fail about a month ago and it just stopped working. This will stop dvds from workinghttp://support.microsoft.com/kb/314060 Related Resources solved CD/DVD drive not reading any discs solved CD/DVD drive not reading discs at all CD/DVD drive not reading discs CD/DVD drives not

I plugged it in the usb port and it worked. Do one of the following actions depending on what is listed in the BIOS: If the drive name appears, the drive is recognized by the BIOS and should also be recognized A copy of the registry has saved for back-up purposes to the Documents folder.