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My dvd drive CAN read CDs BUT it CAN'T read DVDs!!! Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. thank you once again. Sep 10, 2005 #3 chef_mercer2003 TS Rookie I`m having the same problem.. get redirected here

Wait about 20 seconds for the disc to achieve full spin velocity. thanks for your time Gidget-ann Flagg Report dude123› jim - Feb 26, 2010 07:17AM Don't change ur DVD Drive Just bring a Disk that will clean d lens of ur DVD more hot questions question feed about us tour help blog chat data legal privacy policy work here advertising info mobile contact us feedback Technology Life / Arts Culture / Recreation Science By Sephiroth666 in forum Blu-ray Ripping Replies: 40 Last Post: 10th Dec 2009, 18:48 Can't play PAL dvds on my region free player anymore By bubblefaerie in forum DVD & Blu-ray http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/272630-32-drive-reading-dvds-reading-only

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How could this be possible Pls help me out . XORO 415, Samsung HR-757 Windows: "Where do you want to go today?" Linux: "Where do you want to go tomorrow?" FreeBSD: "Are you guys coming, or what?" Quote 28th Apr Why does Smith keep asking the duration of employment to his staff members Why are Linux system call numbers in x86 and x86_64 different? If the usual remedies (like cleaning the drive of dust/debris, checking the disks for damage, etc.) don't help, then the fix is to replace the DVD combo drive; which is a

perhaps i will try koyotesoft after all since it may help to read all my dvds (although I think part of that problem was the age/condition of the dvds).thank you thank You could also check the Properties of the disc.Other than that, I have no more ideas. Running Windows Vista. Deleting Upper Filter And Lower Filter In Regedit Regards Howard :wave: :wave: Sep 7, 2005 #2 Geek Squad #851 TS Rookie If your drive reads cd's, but not dvd's That indicates that the hardware works fine.

billybgameMar 7, 2012, 5:53 AM Ok....and these are game DVDs..so I am guessing not data DVDs...Titan Quest was the main one I tried to install. Ask here! (not via PM!) FAQs: Best Blank Discs Best TBCs Best VCRs for capture Restore VHS Quote 9th Sep 201003:34 #12 Binu Chackappan View Profile View In any case, I doubt that you will be able to find a replacement optical pickup unit. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/my-dvd-is-not-reading-dvds-but-it-reads-cds.32758/ Click the Hardware tab. 3.

Is this normal?The driver file isC:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\cdrom.sysProvider: Microsoft CorpFile version: 6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm090713-1255)I have also cleaned the drive with a cleaner. Dvd Drive Wont Read Discs Windows 7 They`re only cheap, and this will undoubtedly solve your problem. TechSpot is a registered trademark. If any discs fail to open, set the failed discs aside.

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Want my help? Then it stoped working. Dvd Rom Not Reading Cd I just moved on to a newer program - Free Easy CD DVD burner from koyotesoft and my problems were solved. Dvd Player Only Plays Audio Cds I found out that I had to completely reinstall the media player again and the updates for the latest.

If that computer cannot play it, something is wrong with the disc or the other computer's burn capabilities. Get More Info It would be interesting to see if any other operating systems (perhaps booted from a LiveCD, if the system allows the boot media to be ejected) can read DVDs. Find Solutions, ask questions, and share advice with other HP product owners. They're good drives, and they're inexpensive. Lance Cleaner Cd

He told me to get a lens cleaner CD. I'm dealing with the same situation only reverse my... I put a blank disk in and nothing happens. useful reference Windows simply ejects the tray when I try to open a disc and asks to put in a disc.

Click Hardware and Sound, and then select AutoPlay. Dvd Drive Fixer I do not know which one I should touch, but since I have nothing to loose with this player I can try to tune both. I solved that problem with help from this forum by first uninstalling the dvd software I had installed including ANY DVD and then fixing the registry edit upper and lower filters.

If your computer does not have this software decoder, to watch movies, purchase and install DVD and Blu-ray movie playback software that is compatible with your version of Windows.

DVD drive doesn't recognize music CDs anymore It sounds to me like the drive is failing since the problem got worse over time. My Lite-On DVD drive, started acting up shortly after I purchased my Dell. Do not pay extra for the DVD cleaner.Woody Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Probably a bad drive by hacker27 / May 1, 2009 12:27 PM PDT In reply Dvd Player Wont Read Disc Windows 7.

Umm, if you're using recordable media, older drives may care about whether you're using DVD-R(W) or DVD+R(W). Pls help Regards Binu Quote 2nd Aug 201216:05 #13 asdd View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Member Join DateAug 2012 Originally Posted by unixoidal IT WORKS NOW! A DVD Video disc IS a data disc and there will be 2 folders visible when the disc is viewed in explorer. this page Give it a try, please!

The cost of a new drive is so cheap and will come close to the cost of a cleaning kit that might not work. I have a Samsung Chronos 700z model bought in 2012. If it works, you are done. setaFeb 10, 2015, 11:37 AM Hi all, I am going to add on to this thread because I am experiencing the same problem.

Even though you may want to open discs through File Explorer or other software means, use the following steps to make sure AutoPlay is enabled so that discs can be more Password Advanced Search Show Threads Show Posts Advanced Search Go to Page... I solved that problem with help from this forum by first uninstalling the dvd software I had installed including ANY DVD and then fixing the registry edit upper and lower filters. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Why not just reinstall Windows?

I would like to no why I fixed new cd rom and the machie could recorgnest it. Although that is true the majority of the time, and might be always true now, I have in fact seen an old dvd player that DID have TWO lenses. Step 5: Reinstalling the CD/DVD drive in Device Manager Use the following steps to remove and reinstall the drive name in Device Manager: Remove any discs that may be in the It is not, It works fine in Linux.

I hope this topic will help somebody to solve similar problems. Probably manufacturer did not really adjust it properly and upon the time something has degraded, so it failed eventually. You tell them your problem, they send you a RMA and you ship the product to them and they send you a new one. Report thesims2issues- Jan 30, 2010 12:57PM I have a Dell Inspiron 1500(not sure about number) and it reads the double deluxe but it doesnt read freetime or teen style stuff.

I don't buy that both drives on both computers are bad.