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Sometimes these drives get stuck closed and you cannot open them. 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 Turn on the computer and wait for Windows to start. Remove the side panel. my review here

It was working find until a few days ago I think it was a windows update that messed it up but now it burns media but it won't play burned dvds Turn on the computer and immediately press the F10 key repeatedly until the BIOS Setup Utility screen appears. did not fix my problem; it will check but will not run the auto repair. If the drive doesn’t work for any DVD, then connections for external drives should be checked. http://blog.supermediastore.com/article/how-to-quickly-fix-dvd-drive-problems

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Figure : Example of CD/DVD drive listing in notebook BIOS Press Esc, then press Enter to Exit BIOS. This is particularly true with external drives. So I'm thinking that it's not the software itself but the install wizard. Windows 98 users If the above recommendations have been attempted, try booting from a Windows 98 diskette or other bootable diskette with CD-ROM drivers to see if the CD-ROM works from

For internal DVD drives on desktop systems, the adventurous could remove the cover and try connecting a different power plug from the power tray. Follow these steps to use the Hardware and Devices troubleshooter to check for problems: In Windows, search for and open Find and Fix Problems. So many of you guys give this very useless information. Cd Drive Not Showing In other words, something is unplugged or there is an issue with something like a surge protector.

Under the Ltr column, find and remember the drive letter next to the CD/DVD drive that contains the disc. Cd Drive Not Working Windows 7 Don’t take this task lightly. Use the arrow keys to navigate to the System Configuration screen. http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000227.htm Maybe it will stop the questions – but I doubt it!

To do so, skip to Replacing the PxHelp20registry value. Cd Drive Not Opening Just as you checked the power, check the connectors. Verifying the CD-ROM cables are correctly connected. Z7_3054ICK0KGTE30AQO5O3KA30N0 hp-concentra-wrapper-portlet Actions ${title} Loading...

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Windows will throw a whole bunch of communication errors. http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03370738 If the drive doesn’t work for any DVD, then connections for external drives should be checked. Dvd Drive Not Working Windows 10 In the Boot Order list, look for a CD/DVD drive entry. Cd Drive Not Reading Disc Drivers, speed, everything.

Thanks a million!!! http://mffonline.com/drive-not/cd-dvd-drive-help.php 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 This is particularly true with external drives. The problem is simple. Cd Drive Not Working Windows 8

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 Report J- Dec 10, 2008 at 11:15 PM If you press edit -> new-> DWORD (32 bit value), once you are in the registry editor, it will allow you to create Report zim- Dec 12, 2012 at 05:54 PM Awesome! get redirected here Report cbuck- Oct 1, 2009 at 07:44 AM try that and mine still does not work.

DVD an CD are on two different wave links so it is possible that it would read one and not the other. Dvd Drive Not Detected Select the version of Windows the computer is using. First to try should be a CD/DVD lens cleaning disc - It solved the problem I had with the drive reading some discs but not others.Simples Reply to Gray Lee-Green LMNO123Jun

If the discs fail in another drive on another computer, the discs are probably bad.

These tips to fix dvd drive errors will also work for a CD or CDR drive. If the CD/DVD drive is not original equipment and was recently added, make sure that the drive cables are installed correctly. Some Windows 10 and 8 computers do not come with a software decoder for DVD and Blu-ray movie playback. Dvd Driver For Windows 8 Free Download Reply to Starpoint Renee Diggs SailorondateaMay 26, 2015, 11:07 PM I got an LG GSA-H55N super multi DVD RW.

Step 4: Resetting the computer power Under certain conditions the drive might lose communication with Windows even after restarting Windows, which can cause problems with CD or DVD detection. Try burning the disc at a lower speed. If the CD-ROM does work from MS-DOS, this indicates that you have a corruption issue with Windows. useful reference If the problem seems to be with a particular DVD disk, try cleaning it with a soft cloth or a DVD cleaning solution.

Repeat these steps using music CDs and DVDs (if your computer has a DVD drive). 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. Are you ready? Z7_3054ICK0KGTE30AQO5O3KA3016 hp-feedback-input-portlet Actions ${title} Loading...

If you do not see the UpperFilters registry entry, you still might have to remove the LowerFilters registry entry. Reply vijay May 6, 2015 at 9:32 am please help me...my pc dvd drive not working.........i cleaned lens but it does not works.........in my dvd drive lens i found two pins I tried the solutions listed but none helped. On ebay buy an external dvd drive.

I run my own consulting company, manage AskTheAdmin.com and work a full 9 to 5 job on Wall Street as a System Administrator. To check the status of the DVD drive, open My Computer, right click the drive and select Properties. I finally found a link to a Mirosoft link which solved my problem.