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The computer will automatically detect the device and install the driver. I used it regularly for burning both cds and dvds, up until 2days ago when it suddenly decided to stop working for reasons unknown. Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: My PC stopped recognizing both my DVD and CD drives, help! Our editors bring you complete coverage from the 2017 International CES, and scour the showroom floor for the hottest new tech gadgets around.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Motherboard... If so, I will reluntantly reload that version back. Hope this helps Helpful +15 Report micro01 1Posts Monday January 12, 2009Registration date January 13, 2009 Last seen Jan 13, 2009 at 11:50 AM I can not find HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\­Policies\Explorer also. Right click on UpperFilter and/or LowerFilter and delete them.

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SOMEBODY PLEASE HELP Report Xander- Apr 22, 2009 at 03:54 PM I tried your solution...it didn't work...did it exactly to the letter created a new DWORD (32 bit) Named it NoCDBurning...assigned Our editors bring you complete coverage from the 2017 International CES, and scour the showroom floor for the hottest new tech gadgets around. Instead, change the virus scan time to a time that does not interfere with your viewing. Sign up now.

can you help me out? If you have added a new drive, use the disc burning software that came with the drive or use the native burning capabilities of Windows. HP DVD Play: Click the DVD Play icon in the lower left corner of the screen to check for updates. Dvd Drive Not Reading Windows 8 Usually, if your graphics card is compatible with Blu-ray 3D, your processor can support 3D.

reinstall the dvd player in device managerm--> fixed Helpful +8 Report Anon Apr 2, 2009 at 11:21 PM I have the same problem as micro01. Please help. I have had the DVD player for awhile now sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn't depends on the DVD sometimes, like some movies work and other don't. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-hardware/bad-block-dvd-cd-rom/c3fc6103-2f13-4520-94be-751210461a58 This page requires Javascript.

If a CD/DVD drive name is listed in BIOS, the BIOS recognizes the device and the problem is most likely software-related. Dvd Player Not Reading Disc Marked as answer by Niki HanModerator Friday, July 08, 2011 9:47 AM Monday, July 04, 2011 8:42 AM Reply | Quote Moderator 0 Sign in to vote The registry change made Resetting the BIOS may also resolve this problem. You don't want to accidentally delete/edit a file that is critical to your system--which can/will wreak havoc in your computer.

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Yes, I believe it is your MoBo which went bad. You scratch that lense you are buying a whole new DVD drive. Dvd Drive Not Reading Discs Windows 7 I have an HP touchsmart with Windows 7 which after installing 7 I cannot burn or even play a DVD in drive. Cd Drive Not Working Windows 7 Helpful +2 Report johdee Jun 5, 2010 at 03:47 AM i didnot get any benefit from that solution Helpful +1 Report rv Oct 10, 2012 at 05:02 PM This fix it

Testing the drive of a Windows 7 computer to see if it can read files on the DVD or Blu-ray movie disc to troubleshoot playback problems If the drive cannot read Another simple method is to right click using the mouse over on the right pane, a popup menu should display, select New/Dword. I was so angry with my NEW laptop!!! Under System and Security, click Find and fix problems. Dvd Drive Fixer

If problems occur after using these steps, browse to the file and double-click it to restore the registry. When Windows Media Player or Windows Media Center process the AC3 sound format from a movie, sound volume is lowered. Resetting the computer power can fix this problem. Click the DVD Region tab, select a geographic area and then click OK to make the change.

Any thoughts Thanks, Cole Report Sandy- Aug 9, 2009 at 05:05 PM I was having the same problem with a CD-ROM I bought for a game and was about to return Cd Drive Not Working Windows 8 I can put a CD such as windows or Driver DVD but I cannot play anything that I burned or ripped. Please try again now or at a later time.

Report Evan› Top - May 27, 2009 at 09:46 PM The solution you gave for the DVDRW drive fix worked perfectly thx tons thought I broke my parents computer haha do

Even tough bought which supports +-RW which means +R -R +RW -RW all should be supported. Why is it working for everyone else and not me? If Windows does not recognize the drive, repeat Step 2 to see if the drive name appears in Device Manager and troubleshoot disc burning software if needed. Laptop Dvd Drive Not Working solved [SELF-SOLVED] Windows 7 Install "A required CD/DVD drive device driver is missing" solved I have an acer Aspire E 15 ES1-512-C1PS does it have a cd/dvd drive More resources Tom's

Figure : Power cable and data cable Power cable Data cable Reinsert the power and data cables into the back of the drive making sure the cables fit snugly into their too bad..>.> my dvd's were kept way back since that feature was not working but thanks a lot. Some drives handle damaged CDs better than others.Tim De Baets http://www.bm-productions.tk Proposed as answer by Niki HanModerator Friday, July 08, 2011 9:47 AM Friday, July 01, 2011 4:23 PM Reply | 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

On the Boot Options sub-screen, select Boot Order, then press Enter. The second is to use some sort of abrasive compound, such as toothpaste Geeks Weigh In: Can You Fix A Scratched CD With Toothpaste? Remove the upper filter and lower filter values from the Registry ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 1. i have tried acer's website without success. 2) do i need to change the device?

Thanks a million!!! Figure : PxHelp20 LowerFilters key Close the Registry Editor and restart the computer. This goes anywhere from a cable that was unseated, to a bad drive or motherboard connection somewhere down the line.