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My laptop is out of warranty of course. Here is a link to the site: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314060. TechSpot Account Sign up for free, it takes 30 seconds. it's perfectly fine now. :P Helpful +31 Report Dev Jun 4, 2010 at 08:42 AM Just delete the upper lower filter key from registry. check over here

When I pressed the lens it was moving in to/fro motion, I moved it left/right couple of time rotated the bud to clean the lens.... It has to be software based.... Locate, and then click the following registry subkey: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class\{4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-
08002BE10318} Caution There can be many instances of the registry subkey that is mentioned in step 2. Laptop Freak March 24, 2009 | dbm2, I’vd read about the registry settings and removing the upper and lower filters.

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If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). The light blinks again and again, but nothing happans. The only thing I can figure is that I uninstalled an expiring version of Norton 360 and when I tried to read the new Norton disk, I discovered the problem.

All i got was a broken OS installation and had to restore from a system image. The drives do not show up on my COMPUTER page but they do appear in Device Manager. Often times a good 'blowing out' of the inside of the drive - with a can of compressed air - will restore the drive to it's proper operation. Dvd Player Not Reading Disc Can anyone help?

Try cleaning the optical drive lens with alcohol. 2. Dvd Drive Not Reading Discs Windows 10 Please help Reply 0 0 DavidPK Provost Posts: 44,104 Member Since: ‎09-24-2010 Message 4 of 28 (30,662 Views) Report Inappropriate Content Re: My DVD/CD Drive is not working :( Options Anyone have any idea? great post to read Just to test I reinstalled pc tune up and to my surprise, the problem hasn't reappeared.

God bless you Report deep- Oct 11, 2012 at 05:39 AM thank you :) Report sudhe- Oct 12, 2012 at 12:10 AM thanku...:) Report Ian- Oct 24, 2012 at 09:43 AM Dvd Stops Playing Halfway Through solved CD/DVD RW drive not reading CDs (making noises) solved Sony Vaio from Japan Optical drive not reading discs solved My TV Stopped reading my USB drive after formatting Tom's Hardware I can only assume it broke my OS installation. Reply 0 0 DavidPK Provost Posts: 44,104 Member Since: ‎09-24-2010 Message 10 of 28 (30,633 Views) Report Inappropriate Content Re: My DVD/CD Drive is not working :( Options Mark as New

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That usually does NOT require a setting to close the disk as it IS a disk image. http://ccm.net/forum/affich-12954-dvd-rw-will-not-read-anything Articles in Roxio and iTunes forums didn't help. Dvd Drive Not Reading Discs Windows 7 Report GIGAtEEn- Jan 23, 2009 at 10:56 AM Wow! Cd Drive Not Working Windows 7 Bad disks are a possibility.

Yay! http://windowsrefund.org/dvd-drive/cd-dvd-drives.php I didn't read in the original problem that Ronnie W. Not sure if the prpblem is with DVD drive. CD-RW? Dvd Drive Fixer

I checked that it is at it maximum level. Tiffany November 25, 2008 | My HP Pavilion dv5000 DVD drive suddenly stopped reading any burned or blank DVDs. I know it's working, because I can still play games that require a CD, but I can't burn cds, play music, or watch DVDs *sigh* Sofia November 23, 2008 | Huzzah! this content But JCitizen is dead on accurate.

were such a problem at work, that we banned them and put an AD policy in place to enforce it!!! Cd Drive Not Working Windows 8 So, how do you CLOSE out the disk? In my case it was working for few CDs/ DVDs but not all Cds/ DVDs esp never for '-R' CDs/ DVDs At one point of time, I thought my CD/DVD rom

once clean and the transport is moved to the outer limit, place in a dvd and close the tray.

CD?Hope something here helps,. Report zim- Dec 12, 2012 at 05:54 PM Awesome! however, it's as if the computer no longer recognizes programs from cd's any more. Laptop Dvd Drive Not Working Windows 7 Lots of highly rated burners listed over at Newegg.com.

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Are you getting an error? THANK YOU!!! I prefer to pay the money (at least once) for something good like NERO.Have you changed brands of CD/DVD media? I have a dell inspiron 1501 and my dvd rom stoped working all of the sudden.

So, of course, I cannot install any software from a DVD or CD now!!! Report KRUZ- Apr 28, 2009 at 12:26 AM YOUR SOLUTION WORKED PERFECTLY!!! Is there any way I can tell the dumb thing that the burner should recognize both CD & DVDs? It will play DVD's and will Play Audio CD's.

I have an HP touchsmart with Windows 7 which after installing 7 I cannot burn or even play a DVD in drive. You may also... The optical drive DOES appear in Windows Explorer and it will PLAY CDs and DVDs, but it won't burn them. So, I cannot use either.

I probably should not have have put 7 on PC as I'm not really qualified or expert enough to troubleshoot. Login _ Social Sharing Find TechSpot on... DVD-R? etc?Also, when you do your burn, do you make sure the software matches the type of media?

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