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DVD Drive Not Reading DVDs Properly?

My symptoms are the same (driver does not see any CDs or DVDs I put in), although I am also getting an error message about a corrupt driver (error 39), which Type diskpart at the command prompt and press Enter. It was working find until a few days ago I think it was a windows update that messed it up but now it burns media but it won't play burned dvds Watch QueueQueueWatch QueueQueue Remove allDisconnect The next video is startingstop Loading...

Corruption in Windows Try testing the CD-ROM in Safe Mode. Working... Most home electronics stores offer repair and cleaning kits for discs at minimal cost. Good luck!

My girlfriend has recently bought a Dell Lattitude D610 with a DVD-RW combo drive. Table of Contents: Symptom Troubleshooting steps Symptom The CD, DVD or Blu-ray drive on your computer may not be able to recognize or read any discs. and then restart the computer. This should fix the problem it worked for me pass this round View all 35 comments Report thess- Nov 23, 2008 at 07:42 PM Hi Jason, I used this process to

Report mbm- Feb 23, 2013 at 01:07 AM try updating your audio drivers if your cd is workind and dvd is not. Continue to Step 5: Reinstalling the CD/DVD drive in Device Manager. Helpful +4 Report viren Jun 18, 2010 at 12:11 AM One thing that helped me out was cleaning the DVD rom drive with cotton swabs...I was about to take it for see if that helps.

I thought I was going to need a new drive but your fix worked perfect once I restarted. Under Device Properties, uncheck the Enable DMA checkbox. Loading... My question is, can this be a hardware problem?

Use a type of disc that is not being recognized in the drive. CD-ROM drive running in MS-DOS mode. Press the Ctrl & F keys on the keyboard or select the Find/Search option and copy/paste the following line in the find field: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Policies\Explorer 3. If all discs pass, the drive can read the startup data on the discs and the drive is good.

Ask a Question See Latest Posts TechSpot is dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. Get More Info Didn't expect that to work but it actually did, thanks! Here is a link to the site: Even tough bought which supports +-RW which means +R -R +RW -RW all should be supported.

Modify your browser's settings to allow Javascript to execute. If the CD-ROM does work from MS-DOS, this indicates that you have a corruption issue with Windows. Working... The address is ---> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class\{4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318} Then go to the device manager and uninstall the cd/dvd drive if the showing the yellow exclamation mark with them.

I ended up just going with an external drive that I use at home. When I take this one out and try to put another DVD in the drive spins for a short while and does nothing more. pspslimhacks 266,429 views 2:40 CD DVD drive not working - Duration: 7:52. Check This Out Information Fraudulent Callers - protect yourself and report it​ Learn what to do if you are contacted by fraudulent callers posing as HP representatives.

Very carefully remove any dust or debris from the area around the laser head with a cue tip or gentle microfibre cloth, like the type used for cleaning monitors or lenses. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. I am using XP operating system.

If any discs fail to open, set the failed discs aside.

HP Customer Support Z7_3054ICK0KGTE30AQO5O3KA30U7 hp-contact-secondary-navigation-portlet Actions ${title} Loading... So I think whatever is wrong is just bunk and Microsoft needs to be able to finally resolve this problem. BE GENTLE! Double-click the AutoPlay icon.

Similar Topics DVD rom reading some dvds but not others? Clean up and more dirt or debris using the method above. Last week it stopped recognising CDs and DVDs, tried cleaning the heads etc with no joy. this contact form do you have any other suggestions?

If the CD/DVD drive is listed, make sure AutoPlay is enabled. Try booting a CD or bootable diskette Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7, and later users If the above recommendations do not work, boot from the Windows disc to see if the It is a Samsung Writemaster Dvd/rw TSST Corp SH-W162C and I am running Winxp See more Sony vaio dvd drive not reading dvd Dvd not read beause scrtues what to do Type devmgmt.msc in the Run dialog box, then press Enter key.

Computer services available, call spam removed karthik.salu likes this. nickscomputerfix 230,330 views 2:48 Fix a scratched disc for cheap! (Not using toothpaste! Manish Dev Helpful +28 Report Gatorp003 Dec 2, 2009 at 12:39 AM i just had this same problem after windows 7 upgrade. your dvd read head may have read its last disk.

Join the community here, it only takes a minute. Z7_3054ICK0KGTE30AQO5O3KA3015 hp-online-communities-portlet Actions ${title} Loading... Loading... It was disappointing with strange problem where only a few DVDs are accepted One day after reading this thread (The first answer of cleaning the lense by Tybaltkilla08) strike to mind

Dismiss Notice TechSpot Forums Forums Community Ask a Question Today's Posts DVD ROM is not readingDVDs Bykriss_vr · 33 replies Aug 22, 2005 Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Verifying the CD-ROM cables are correctly connected. Loading... Ensure you check the Use AutoPlay for all media and devices check box.

Open Device Manager, highlight and remove the CD-ROM currently installed by pressing the delete key. Report frustrated- Jun 4, 2010 at 09:30 PM I tried... note: Cannot play movies.