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Helpful +6 Report Sneciva Feb 5, 2009 at 07:34 PM What about people using windows XP; I have the same issue. Open the system profiler in apps>utilities>system profiler and see if it shows your cd/dvd drive. Follow these steps to use the Hardware and Devices troubleshooter to check for problems: In Windows, search for and open Find and Fix Problems. Windows should then detect the CD-ROM and reinstall it.

The transport for the laser head moves too far toward the centre of the spindle and gets wedged in just far enough that the transport mechanism can't move it back. The drive name should be removed from the list (and the DVD/CD-ROM drives category will also be removed if there is only one drive). Accidentally or improperly altering other BIOS settings will make matters worse. Wait about 20 seconds for the disc to achieve full spin velocity. http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000227.htm

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Be prepared to deal with an unseated disk that may be jamming things up or to keep the drive from immediately closing again. Delete all other UpperFilters and LowerFilters values within the 4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318 key if any exist. Reply to coastie65 monkakkaDec 13, 2013, 4:45 PM coastie65 said: Ok. I uninstalled it and the problem was solved.

The money he required was not acceptable for fixing what I thought should be repaired for free. It is probably related to the software configuration in Windows. Report louisbrillon- Jan 2, 2010 at 09:40 PM How did you create the explorer file ? Cd Drive Not Opening probably over £50.

I plugged it in the usb port and it worked. Cd Drive Not Working Windows 7 For instructions on cleaning your CDs and disc drive, see the computer cleaning page. I did easily get to filters and administrative stuff.

Report Leon- May 4, 2011 at 02:29 AM Thankyou!

You can try replacing the drive and see if a new CD-ROM drive resolves the issue. Cd Drive Not Showing Open the DVD rom bay on your laptop. I tried the solutions listed but none helped. 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.

  1. Clean the laptop drive and itll surely work.This worked for me after a year of contemplating.
  2. 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
  3. Figure : Command Prompt: diskpart Insert a disc that contains files into the drive that is having the problem.
  4. Even though the disc type may be compatible with a 16x burn rate, the playback may be much less compatible in other drives.

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I posted the link on my Facebook too... http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03280768 I can insert a disk fine, but it never makes the whirring sound of a disk being loaded and no disk ever pops up on the screen. Cd Drive Not Working Windows 10 HP Customer Support Z7_3054ICK0KGTE30AQO5O3KA30U7 hp-contact-secondary-navigation-portlet Actions ${title} Loading... Cd Drive Not Reading Disc It's not yours or anyones burners....just an update in vista which buggered the policies up Go to your run command and type (start.....Run.....) type gpedit.msc Go to User configuration/Administrative templates/Windows components/Windows

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 Use the arrow keys to navigate to the Storage tab. Step 6: Using the Hardware and Devices troubleshooter Windows10 and 8 includes a troubleshooter that checks hardware, such as CD or DVD drives, for problems. More resources See also solved CD/DVD RW drive not reading CDs (making noises) solved Blu ray drive not reading or detecting any kind of discs at all solved Sony Vaio from Cd Drive Not Working Windows 8

Make sure the disc burning session was closed after the disc was finished. The illustration is for windows XP however it works in the same way in Vista as well. I've never cleaned the drive before. Within Device Manager, verify the CD-ROM has no exclamation marks or red X's.

HP Customer Support Z7_3054ICK0KGTE30AQO5O3KA30U7 hp-contact-secondary-navigation-portlet Actions ${title} Loading... Dvd Player Not Reading Disc Select Computer in the main window. I was really not looking forward to have to buy a replacement DVD drive as suggested by many on this forum.

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.

It does however spin up and try to read it. instanttechrelief 53 033 visningar 1:33 Computer Hardware Repair - Längd: 58:50. Once created, right click the new Dword to rename it and then you can right click the new DWORD select Modify, giving it a value of one. Cd Drive Not Working Mac YesNo Feedback E-mail Share Print Search Recently added pages View all recent updates Useful links About Computer Hope Site Map Forum Contact Us How to Help Top 10 pages Follow us

Läser in ... That link totally fixed the problem. Basically I am unable to burn cds or dvds but it did work before. The computer exits the BIOS and starts into Windows.

Can you explain it to me again, please?