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Reply Tyson says: April 4, 2009 at 8:07 am this has been happening to for three weeks. by Watzman / May 15, 2009 2:42 PM PDT In reply to: Don't waste time figuring out what's going on ! It takes less than a minute and is completely free! My work is on hold … I need my DVD drive!

If prompted for a missing file, browse to c:\Windows\i386, or c:\i386. Register now Not a member yet? i even tried a new drive and cabels recofigure bios and all other i could think of.. I don't have a windows xp home Installation CD, only XP Pro. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/help-dvd-drive-doesn-t-recognize-music-cds-anymore-341210/

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After that just reboot the system. Reply CS says: April 16, 2009 at 8:20 am I also have the problem with XP Pro SP3 and all patches/updates from MS. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - application to know the problem by khanshabb / May 17, 2009 5:48 PM PDT In reply to: can't play cd's/dvd's I am also This fix worked perfect for me .

  • That ‘FIX IT' crap does NOT work if the "Upper and Lower" crap is not on your computer.
  • I tried to install ubuntu on it but when the HDD is reinstalled back into the laptop, same problem, it wont be detected by the laptop.
  • Do NOT click Next.
  • Right mouse click your computer name and select Scan for hardware changes g.
  • DVD drive doesn't recognize music CDs anymore I am having the same problem.
  • I accessed the 'Boot Sequence' option, which is located underneath the 'System' heading.
  • Reply Bob Hyatt says: May 9, 2009 at 1:28 pm i tried reformatting the laptop which experienced this, and after its done, the dvd drive still not appearing on ‘My Computer'
  • tried the "fix" worked for one day.
  • company they treat too many of us as beta testers by default.I agree that windows may be very complex but as the great designers they should hire some smart hackers to

I may try to recover the operating system from the recovery partition of the HDD… I think the registry got hammered by the Roxio software… Anyone tried this yet? Right-click Uninstall. Windows setup disk, OEM recovery disk) in the CD/DVD drive, reboot and verify the computer is able to boot from the bootable CD 2) Check for a newer CD/DVD driver a. Audio Cd Won't Play On Computer I had the same problem in my Windows XP professional edition.

please help Reply serge gracovetsky says: March 25, 2009 at 11:20 pm Same problem as everyone else. Windows 10 Won't Play Cd As I said, some drives don't read discs as well as others.If the disc has worked in a different optical drive, you can take that optical drive and stick it in And you can't chat with Microsoft without paying money for it. http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/xp-pro-installs-but-wont-read-cds-98822.html When done, open Windows Media to see if it works properly.

Thanks! Windows Media Player Not Recognizing Cd Information Make sure that Deny is not selected next to read. Nothing happens. I run the fix here because my computer (XP) still did not recognize the drive and now I can play my drive but not burn anything.

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Designed for failure. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/240795-45-windows-boot-drive We can't afford that! Windows Xp Won't Boot From Cd But my Toshiba tech fixed and now I have the CD/DVD icon in Vista with Toshiba logo. Cd Drive Not Recognizing Disc Windows 7 I am amazed that there still is no resolution to this!

When the CD or DVD drive is booted up it will look for this partition to do the re-installation process from which it gets configuration files that are proprietor to the You will have to check with the computer manufacturer to determine if there is a newer BIOS version available. Reply zalds says: June 9, 2009 at 5:04 am cd-rom not appear in device mananger/also in my computer what should i do? DVD drive doesn't recognize music CDs anymore DVD drives go out from my computer-repair-job experience. Computer Wont Read Disc Windows 10

Both my work and home computer have dvd and cd drives that are useless!!!! Page 1 of 1To Reply to this topic you need to LOGIN or REGISTER. Step 1: Checking if the drive is in Device Manager If you can see the drive in Windows or you know that the drive plays some discs, skip this section. Reply Foxie says: May 30, 2009 at 2:35 pm This solution functioned very well at several of my customers (also for Vista).

For example, if the drive letter was listed as J in the diskpart list, you would type the following: J: Press Enter and type the following at the new command prompt: Dvd Drive Doesn't Recognize Disk All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart For IT Pros Get Reply Mazz says: June 21, 2009 at 1:10 am This is getting totally disgusting and ridiculous!

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Reply pankaj says: March 28, 2009 at 12:05 pm m just installing drivers and the forgot to remove dvd and now i m unable to eject it m using dell studio MS ‘fix it' did the trick. Modify your browser's settings to allow Javascript to execute. Computer Doesn't Recognize Cd Drive Windows 10 Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - gearaspiwdm by rwh0255 / May 16, 2009 10:39 PM PDT In reply to: gearaspiwdm may be the problem i agree with abd4evr,i had

Figured it must have something to do with some software interacting with the writing aspect of the writers. To summarize if the CD Drives go missing everybody thinks it is a software problem but ensure 1. I really need to reinstall Windows XP again! Reply Rosa Santiago says: March 26, 2009 at 4:05 am How can I fix it?

My DVD/CD player/writer (Dell M1710 laptop) was working fine, I was making some cds for a long trip, then it just stopped being able to read or write any CD. its free. Microsoft, as a suggestion, please make available to the users of your ops software…Windows XP, Vista, etc., the necessary drivers or issuse an update to check whether or not CD/dvd drive Tried the auto "Fix it" with the result that it does not apply.

Do you have a fix? Reply syahbar says: May 9, 2009 at 3:58 pm i've been missing my DVD drive, but CD drive it's ok. The drive does not appear in device manager, can anybody please tell me how to get this back? Then I closed the drive with a disk inserted and it worked fine.

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