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WHAT IS GOING ON!!!!!!! Laptop Freak July 1, 2008 | Tyrone Jordan, My Toshiba A215-56804 laptop has a problem with the dvd-rw drive. Last week it stopped recognising CDs and DVDs, tried cleaning the heads etc with no joy. Notice the separate pins for LD(DVD) and LD(CD). my review here

FINALLY, this microsoft automated fix it thing has solved the problem. DVD's do nothing and show no contents in Explorer. Wait about 20 seconds for the disc to achieve full spin velocity. but not sure, that created this problem]. have a peek here

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Any help would be greatly appreciated!!!! To check that the drive is in Device Manager, follow these steps: On the Windows 8 Start screen, type Device manager to open the Search charm, and then select Device Manager Step 8: Testing for CD/DVD drive hardware failure The laser alignment and the hardware that supports it must retain a high degree of accuracy. After trying several of the solutions posted around the net here is the one that worked for me:1) Right click on "Computer" in the Start Menu (or the on Desktop if

Apr 1, 2006 #14 jorge_ddl TS Rookie sonyDVD RW DW-D56A problems hardware or software Geek Squad #851 said: If your drive reads cd's, but not dvd's That indicates that the hardware Will this work for me as well? When I try to play a different track sometimes it does the same other times it won´t play anything else until I reboot. Dvd Player Wont Read Disc It played or opened up a disc I had for a free 1175 hours AOL disc.

Proffitt Forum moderator / May 29, 2007 4:12 AM PDT In reply to: dvd drive turned into cd rom!! Cd Drive Not Reading Disc Is there any way I can tell the dumb thing that the burner should recognize both CD & DVDs? thanks so much guys! In the right pane, right-click LowerFilters, and then click Delete. 6.

The Device Manager reports that the device is working properly. Dvd Drive Fixer You could also check the Properties of the disc.Other than that, I have no more ideas. Automatic Windows update. The sims downloader said there was an error so I kept having to stop it loading it and begin again.

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First question, What F key etc do I press to get the selective boot menu? http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/258975-32-drive-read-movies-reads run the program and it will fix your drivers or recover your drivers. Dvd Drive Wont Read Discs Windows 7 I can read all DVD discs, but not any CDs, especially home-pressed data discs. Dvd Drive Wont Read Discs Windows 10 Still reads no DVDs...reads CDs fine.

fzabkarMar 7, 2012, 5:42 AM AIUI, data DVDs should show up in Explorer, but video DVDs won't play until you install appropriate application software plus the required audio/video codecs.In fact I http://mffonline.com/dvd-drive/dvd-rom-reading-problems.php Terms of Use Privacy Policy Licensing Advertise International Editions: US / UK India CNET Reviews Best Products Appliances Audio Cameras Cars Networking Desktops Drones Headphones Laptops Phones Printers Software Smart DVD player will play in the DVD's whereas it will not see CDs it won't recognize the CD is in there at all.and this is my second DVD player that I SOLUTIONS I'VE TRIED: 1) uninstalling and redetecting my cd/dvd driver from device manager -- at least the light turns green more times than not now. 2) attempted to find driver updates Cd Drive Not Working Windows 7

Click Power, and select Restart. I have windows xp with service pack 3. DVD drive now recognizes CDs again. get redirected here What's wrong?

Apr 18, 2006 #18 jimmie7700 TS Rookie it would appear that your cd is done. Dvd Drive Wont Read Discs Windows 8 I have tried the registry and no upper and lower filters.Here is what it says:Default REG_SZ DVD/CD ROM drivesClass REG_SZ CDROMClassDesc REG_SZ @%SystemRoot%\System32\StorProp.dll,-17001EnumPropPages REG_SZ storprop.dll,DvdPropPageProviderIconPath REG_MULTI_SZ @%SystemRoot%\System32\imagers.dll, -30Installer32 REG_SZ storprop.dll,DVDClassInstallerNoInstallClass REG_SZ Sofia November 22, 2008 | I'm having a similar problem, I get Code 39 too I just bought this Toshiba Satellite A305 in July.

I did everything Sony asked including a full recovery.

Thanks in advance . I go to the properties and the disk says that they are full. It's killing me here I need help!!! Media In Cd/dvd Drive Is Not Readable I have service pack 2 and have reinstalled all my drivers hardware from my discs but nothing is happening.

The Microsoft article I found says that there is a supported hotfix available. This problem with Unreadable DVD Media with perfectly FINE Burners and Media is absurd. I have a dell inspiron 1501 and my dvd rom stoped working all of the sudden. http://mffonline.com/dvd-drive/cd-dvd-rom-drive-not-reading-some-cds.php soz, not a clue, don know much really bout comps jus wot ive fumbled thru myself, can ya elaborate?

Dec 29, 2005 #10 ccmedic953 TS Rookie I'm also having the same problem. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Reply by webdetails / September 10, 2006 2:47 AM PDT In reply to: DVD Drive problem ?