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Report thesims2issues- Jan 30, 2010 at 12:57 PM I have a Dell Inspiron 1500(not sure about number) and it reads the double deluxe but it doesnt read freetime or teen style Why not just reinstall Windows?Well, for starters, depending on the amount of "stuff" on the hard drive, that can take tens of hours. Because a replacement drive is like freaking $376 from HP or around $200 aftermarket. You need some sort of decoder program to read any disk. http://magicnewspaper.com/dvd-drive/dvd-drive-reads-dvd-r-but-not-commercial-dvds.html

You'll find an entry for the CD/DVD drive in there. But I couldn't find out what it is a drive has to do to change and read between DVDs and CDs. Now it spins up and everything seems to be working but in BIOS the drive is not picked up, so I cannot boot up from this drive. 1. Or do I still need some sort of drivers/dvd software? http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/272630-32-drive-reading-dvds-reading-only

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I was trying to rip or even play some cds and it wont work. Basically I can play a DVD movie, it can read the disk. The Device Manager reports that the device is working properly. Ask !

Open the drive and carefully clean the laser. This cd rom works on my other computer but not in mine as does the one in the other computer in mine. More about : laptop read dvds bennie101 April 4, 2013 9:34:20 PM Try getting a cheap dvd cleaner disk also you need software to read dvds such as movies I am Dvd Player Only Plays Audio Cds I know they come resident with new computers, but what do we do with these wiped ones?

I hear you there, but if it was just this one used XP computer, I'd buy in....but not when I buy two of them, from separate Ebay sellers, both wiped with Dvd Drive Not Reading Dvd But Reads Cd I'm not very techy so bear with me ok? My DVD drive has not read any DVDs anymore except CDs.I tried the ''Deleting Upper Filter and Lower Filter in regedit'' method to solve it but I couldn't find any stuff http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/dvd-cd-rw-only-reads-dvd-and-nothing-else.23193/ That has 4 screws).

I like pioneer drives usually. Deleting Upper Filter And Lower Filter In Regedit If your drive stopped reading only DVDs but will read CDs, most likely there is a problem with the drive and it has to be replaced. If you can see a file system, then perhaps you have some peculiar autorun issue. Laptop Freak March 24, 2009 | dbm2, I’vd read about the registry settings and removing the upper and lower filters.

Dvd Drive Not Reading Dvd But Reads Cd

DVD drive doesn't recognize music CDs anymore It sounds to me like the drive is failing since the problem got worse over time. http://www.computing.net/answers/hardware/laptop-dvd-drive-wont-play-some-dvds/87257.html I've tried cleaning it. Dvd Rom Not Reading Cd I don't buy that both drives on both computers are bad. Dvd Player Only Plays Cds It CAN READ CDs, it CAN'T BURN CDs, it CAN'T READ DVDs and CAN'T BURN DVDs.

and opens autoplay the way it would open if u insert a blank cd. Discover More so plz help tried every thing i cud. Then it stoped working. I have installed no additional multimedia related application software. Lance Cleaner Cd

They're very easy to replace. Would not play on either.I downloaded and installed VLC Media Player.....should that not take care of the codec? fzabkarMar 4, 2012, 3:02 AM If Explorer is able to display the contents of a data CD but not a data DVD, then the optical pickup is probably faulty. useful source WhenWhen!

Raj February 4, 2009 | I am having lenovo y500 4461 series laptop. Can Dvd Drive Read Cd To verify that you are in the appropriate registry subkey, make sure that the Default data value is DVD/CD-ROM and the Class data value is CDROM. 3. It won't even read it to play it.

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I would get a sync error message. I inserted the dvd disk and it worked. I think it has to do with wavelengths like the drive is stuck on the DVD wavelength. Will A Dvd Rw Drive Read Cds So im assuming that it's optical drive that's somehow died .

Notice the separate pins for LD(DVD) and LD(CD). The first 20 commenters will…Mystery Prizes!What's more fun that winning a prize? Can anyone help? read the full info here If you can see a file system, then perhaps you have some peculiar autorun issue.