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I mean, it sounds a little too coincidental that we all have the same brands of computers and cd drives. Ask a question and give support. Upgrading a Portable Hard Disk 210 How can I help an existing DVD drive to read DL media? Report • #7 Derek December 4, 2010 at 10:15:38 Has the world gone crazy (including MS) or is it me? this content

Hope this Helps Helpful +9 Report Frank Jan 23, 2009 at 10:17 AM You should delete your upper and lower filters in registry hkey local machine-->system--> currentcontrolset -->control --> class-->highlight the Enabling it disables all feature via Windows, but not 3rd party vendor software. Does that help? In the process, I wondered which was better: this, or changing a baby's diaper? this contact form

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Dec 14, 2005 #10 wlknaack TS Rookie Posts: 143 Reply to Stratus5b: Go to the following link and see if it provides some help: http://erpman1.com/current/atapi-xp.html Dec 15, 2005 #11 stratus5b If it happens again, you will know what to do. Any further suggestions?

For some reason the burning softwares I use tell me that it's not seeing a disc in the drive when there's one in there. It will definetly work. Subscribe to our newsletter Sign Up Team Terms of Use Contact Policies CCM Benchmark Group health.ccm.net DVD/RW will not read anything - page 2 Articles & News Forum Graphics & How To Format A Cd That Is Write Protected Reboot or logoff/logon to apply.

Troubleshooting Buffer Underruns 234 I want to reuse CD-RW media written with Windows XP's CD Writing Wizard. Dvd Drive Not Reading Discs Windows 7 I hope you find a solution that works for you. Troubleshooting CD-Mastering Drive Support Problems 223 I'm not sure which connectors to use for master and slave ATA/IDE drives. my response From time to time, apparently, it would come unseated, which is how it happened to be discovered.

Hope you can help, Thanks Report Jamie- Feb 16, 2010 at 12:53 PM Hey there, I have a Dell Desktop Dimension 5100, What was the fix on the WINDOWS XP when Media In Cd/dvd Drive Is Not Readable Well, just something more to learn.Real men don't use AntiVirus; they just reformat Report • Start a discussion Ask Your QuestionEnter more details...Thousands of users waiting to help!Ask now Weekly Poll Dec 15, 2005 #12 wlknaack TS Rookie Posts: 143 Try again: http://erpman1.tripod.com/current/atapi-xp.html If it still doesn't work, click on my name, then all posts, and go to the post "Is there Eventually bought a Memorex external drive.

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I believe I am getting closer to resolving my issue with your forum. http://ccm.net/forum/affich-12954-dvd-rw-will-not-read-anything Page 1 of 11 Next > + Share This 🔖 Save To Your Account Related Resources Store Articles Blogs Upgrading and Repairing PCs 22nd Edition, Downloadable Video By Scott Mueller Downloadable How To Format Cd-r Checking the Drive and Host Adapter Connection to the Data Cable 174 I've lost the documentation for my drive and need information about jumpers and other settings. Cd Drive Not Working Windows 7 Reboot or logoff/logon to apply.

It still plays Oblivion (dvd) after repeated attempts, but refuses to play others. news Just now bought a new batch of disks, that wasn't the problem. Report the genius- Mar 22, 2010 at 09:31 AM hey man it worked for me,so tanks alot.keep it up and bring those solutions more often.thnx Report dkkpollock- Jun 15, 2010 at Select the "Format" action in the right-click drop-down menu. Dvd Drive Not Reading Discs Windows 10

I think we are now saddled with both forever. BE GENTLE! incorrect function" error. http://magicnewspaper.com/dvd-drive/sony-dvd-drive-not-readying-properly.html When I get back home (@work currently) I will attempt the 'uninstall' and reinstall technique, but the no 'recording' tab is bothering me.

Open the DVD rom bay on your laptop. Dvd Drive Not Reading Dvd But Reads Cd Incorrectfunction. Report J- Dec 10, 2008 at 11:15 PM If you press edit -> new-> DWORD (32 bit value), once you are in the registry editor, it will allow you to create

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I have not changed anything. Reboot or logoff/logon to apply. Thanks Jason , it worked like a charm. Dvd Drive Not Working Report trigel- Feb 13, 2009 at 05:38 PM I have been told it is probably the higfh and low filters I need to fix....I can get there but do not know

Jun 26, 2007 #18 NDXDMB TS Rookie hey, Sadly I am having the same exact problems. Type gpedit.msc 3. Report tary- May 6, 2011 at 05:33 AM thks jason, it worked for my laptop, thank you so mach Report Annie- May 7, 2011 at 09:23 AM thankies sir jason. check my blog Report • #5 Derek December 3, 2010 at 17:07:59 Whatever, you DO NOT format a CD-R before use and I am surprised to see posters that think you can or should.

I see that for people using vista they already have an answer. Can't Change Contents of Floppy Disk 695 I can't erase files from a floppy disk. Report • #3 worldlibrary December 3, 2010 at 08:27:16 First I would make a separate directory for files I want to burn to cd.Then download and install a free burning program....example GuanhaoJun 4, 2013, 6:44 AM It's worth the try, it won't damage your system anyway.

First open regedit open HKey_local_Machine Tree archy and keep going until the last part. I have windows XP, and I've tried troubleshooting and looking through windows' online support/information, and I'm not finding it very helpful. It is what these forums are about. I realized something might be wrong with the driver when looked at its properties and saw the Drive H capacity is all used space.

For more information, see Help and Support Center at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp. Such opinions may not be accurate and they are to be used at your own risk. Move or copy it and any other files you want to put on the cd to the directory for burning.Insert a blank cdr. If you're reading this book after your old hard disk has been packed off to the manufacturer for replacement, we can still help.

Jun 25, 2007 #16 Krymson TS Rookie Some, I did the uninstall/reinstall and managed to get the 'recording' tab. Of course the device status response that I'm getting is "The device is working properly". Click the "Start" tab, located in the lower-left corner of your computer's task bar, then select the "Computer" or "My Computer" tab folder in the list options. After that, restart your computer and try again.

when restart windows found new hardware and installed the device and drivers. Verify that the port is working by using Device Manager. This problem has evolved progressively, at first the drive would play dvds sometimes and not others, but now virtually not at all. but it is fine with a cd-r not with a cd-rw.

I tried the above solution but when I type in run and enter gpedit.msc I get error message that windows can find the file.