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I've tried all the forums and nothing works. Thanks to the inactivity of micosoft I now have my life back. In such a case, this fix will probably not work for you, try first solution Report Xiloh- Apr 27, 2010 at 05:00 AM Your registry solution worked like a charm. A trick that he employed in the past was to install a piece of software that would employ the use of the DVD. http://magicnewspaper.com/dvd-drive/resolved-cd-rom-and-cdwriter-drives-listed-as-removable-drives.html

When a blank is inserted in the drive "my computer" changes from DVD to CD and will not identify the blank DVD. I have service pack 2 and have reinstalled all my drivers hardware from my discs but nothing is happening. On the Edit menu, click Delete, and then click OK. 4. But out of the blue, you could not find the DVD drive option in This PC (Windows 10 OS) window like the following screen shot. Also, it is nowhere to be seen in

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I don't think I have them any longer but I'll look around. If you are having problems with this device, click Troubleshoot to start the troubleshooter." Any ideas of how to fix it? "HELP" >.< Useful suggestions are appreciated. DVD R/W is recognized but won't Read or Write. Thanks for posting, just wish I would have found it sooner.

Helpful +98 Report Lioness Sep 18, 2008 at 09:23 AM Ok for the unrecognized CD in the drive for the writing process perform the following. I have used the delete upper/lower registry hack with great success in the past, but this time, the upper and lower filter values are not there to delete. by Lee Koo (ADMIN) CNET staff/forum admin / January 16, 2009 5:52 AM PST Question:Last week my computer stopped recognizing both my DVD and CD drives, drives E and F on Cd Drive Not Working Windows 8 FIGURES.

Any suggestions as to how I can check this out myself without taking my computer into a shop. For this particular incident, Vista did not offer any Restore Point for me to go back to. Report kangaroo- Oct 21, 2008 at 10:16 AM Hi Did you get your problem sorted, because I have the same problem with vista Helpful +7 Report vintage72 Oct 25, 2008 at dig this Didn't work.

In October '08, I purchased an RCA Opal MP3 and connected it to USB port. Dvd Drive Not Reading Discs Windows 10 System Manufacturer MEDIONPC System Model MS-6743 My OS is Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition Version:5.1.2600 Service Pack: 2.0 I have never installed or replaced any drivers. Windows XP Reply Joe says: March 31, 2009 at 3:53 am great application…fixed my dvd and burner problems Reply Dale says: March 31, 2009 at 8:47 pm I am haveing the Installed it several weeks ago and all was fine.

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I would disconnect the two drives and reboot. CDs load fine and I can burn to them. Cd Drive Not Reading Disc Reply Lugi says: April 25, 2009 at 4:59 pm Sorry, forgot to mention that the Upper/Lower fixit was the very first thing I tried. Dvd Drive Wont Read Discs Windows 8 TSSTcorp DVD+-RW TS-L532B drive, however, will not show files on burnt CD's for music.

No change in how music files might be accessed. http://magicnewspaper.com/dvd-drive/solved-boot-up-doesn-t-find-dvd-drives-after-cleaning.html I have seen many similar posts. I shut down the PC as I had to go out for a few minutes. I've: 1. Dvd/cd-rom Drives Free Download

I rechecked the cables and they all look good and pluged in right. ie everything I can try, yet it still will not recognise any disk. But nothing helped. have a peek here Reply Chard says: April 13, 2009 at 1:38 am My DVD drive is no longer recognized.

Could not access the drive in any way - Explorer, msinfo32, FAR, etc. Asus Dvd Drive Not Working Windows 10 Have you recently deleated anything? Double click to expand DVD/CD-ROM drives d.

Windows would always think that any CD inserted was a blank one and you could not explore the CD.

What could possibly cause this? My dvd drive is not reading blank dvds but reading cds DVD Drive not readingCDs but reading DVDs only!! Please help. Asus Dvd Driver Ask a new question Read More Drivers DVD Drives Windows 7 Related Resources Bluray Drive not reading Blurays, dvds or cds?

Dvd on my dvd rw drive keep going out Cd rom no media CD-ROM/DVD Drive won't work (windows 7) [Solved] (Solved) Vista - How to fix missing CD-ROM/ DVD DRIVE I It indicates that the device cannot start. I still don't know what I did in the first place. Check This Out I rebooted my laptop, it was still there.

I click open a window for E drive (which shows it as empty) so now I have both windows open next to each other. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - CD & DVD drives not working? I followed your instructions, found that my registry only had the UpperFilters key. It loaded the correct one for me!

Upgraded the firmware 3. In my case I simply installed Nero's trial version and my DVD was back and functioning. Thanks again :-) Report 123- Apr 24, 2010 at 03:15 AM there is no upp er or lower filter Helpful +13 Report fuck May 22, 2010 at 08:47 PM you try When we click on the drive it says, "please insert disc" as if there is not one in there already.