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When I put a disc in the drive, a little disc appears by my pointer, so it seems that the drive knows there is a disc there but cannot read it. Marvel: The Modern Superhero of AmericaTwelfth Doctor's Comic Adventures Continue in Issue 2.14 More Can You Afford This 'Star Trek' Shuttle Pod for $150,000?This Transformers Phone Is Too Awesome To Be Saving and archiving this registry entry NOW! Matshita DVD RW UJ8A7AS In the past (after installing DVD decoder programs and ANY DVD) the computer wouldn't even recognize the dvd drive. you could try here

I didn’t have any black CDs to try a burn, but I never use that drive to burn anyway. I'm in the same situation as you. thank you. any help is appreciated Thanks, George Helpful +6 Report leed321 Dec 26, 2009 at 06:52 AM hi Try this - Control Panel - Device Manager - CD/DVD - double click the http://ccm.net/forum/affich-12954-dvd-rw-will-not-read-anything

Dvd Rw Drive Not Reading Disc Windows 7

Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? I had the same problem and I followed your advice and it worked. Check if it will read other DVD's (a retail movie would be fine)4. Go to Start/Run or at the command line type 'Start Run' without the hypens. 2.

The problem is simple. Good discs to use are game or software discs that were purchased from a store. also, you can use cd-r and cd-rw media in most consumer cd players, allowing you to mix your own cds, or even to encode a cd-r full of mp3 files for Dvd Drive Fixer After you have checked all of these items, if the drive is still incapable of reading discs that were burned from another computer, skip to Step 5.

Their wavelengths are different. Dvd Drive Not Reading Dvd But Reads Cd The drive does, however, still play audio cds perfectly. If you remove the device from device manager, windows will likely detect it as "new hardware" and then install it's generic driver. After all the ramble (read EDITs) above, I'll post results of a good lense cleaning.

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 Dvd Player Not Reading Disc Before you begin troubleshooting your CD/DVD drive If your CD/DVD drive can read some types of discs but not discs that were purchased from a store, or those from a music Inserted a factory pressed DVD back into the drive and I get a pop up "Blank CD: What do you want to do? But even with Windows 7 freshly installed, it still wouldn't read from a DVD.

Dvd Drive Not Reading Dvd But Reads Cd

Report GIGAtEEn- Jan 23, 2009 at 10:56 AM Wow! https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/dvd-drive-thinks-data-disc-is-blank-324693/ When I burn movies they will not play on my Xbox360, samsung dvd player, or my sony dvd player. Dvd Rw Drive Not Reading Disc Windows 7 If all discs pass, the drive can read the startup data on the discs and the drive is good. Dvd Drive Not Reading Discs Windows 10 also, you may want to give them to trusted individuals that are technically savvy that need to deliver data to clients or archive files locally.

The laptop (Song Vaio) belongs to my parents and is under a month old, so I don't think it is wear-and-tear. read the full info here I believe I am getting closer to resolving my issue with your forum. Go into Device Manager, and roll back the driver. Thank you so much for the solution. Cd Drive Not Working Windows 7

Report frustrated- Jun 4, 2010 at 09:30 PM I tried... Now, in computer, it only shown CD RW and when I click on that, the RW work but NO cd r will work or be recognised, it just says insert disc. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? website here And once removed, any needed/required filters are normally reinstalled when noticed missing by >> Windows or vendor device drivers >> Your CD/DVD apps on next reboot (tho sometimes require an uninstall/reinstall

I'm somewhat skeptical of it being the drive, because I bought two XP desktops off Ebay, and neither one plays DVDs in the DVD/CD combo drive. Dvd Drive Not Reading Windows 8 Too coincidental for me. If you can see a file system, then perhaps you have some peculiar autorun issue.

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Cheers, Jun 3, 2009 #6 netcat2003 TS Rookie You may wish to clean the laser lens with a Q-tip and some alcohol Jun 3, 2009 #7 gguerra TS Maniac When I insert a disc, it flashes green as if working then stops, without carying on. did not fix my problem; it will check but will not run the auto repair. Media In Cd/dvd Drive Is Not Readable Copy/save the command below into a txt file on your desktop.

I hate computer hassles so much, I give it some effort, then I just move on and live life. With hundreds of movies. Yippy! useful source If you are prompted for an Administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.

thanks orgwood. With the factory pressed DVD still in the drive, I double click on the drive. Step 4: Reading a disc from a command prompt If your computer cannot read discs, confirm that the drive can read discs from a command prompt. How long ago did your "friend" change it ?

Roxio you say?? Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. LOL... Send it to service center or call Computer Technician to get it repaired.

It will not recognize any disc, factory pressed or otherwise, that I insert into it. It provides some similar functions to DVDInfoPro.