If the new drive does misbehave - then you've effectively ruled out the drive as a source of the problem.Then I'd update your motherboard/chipset drivers (to include the drive controllers) to My drive works fine with other DVDs, including a 32 bit version of Vista, 64 bit Ubuntu 8, and an XP sp1 disc. is my shout. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Why not just reinstall Windows? navigate here
Also, try the unreadable CDs in another drive and computer; it could be the discs, although that seems unlikely if the problem occurs with multiple CDs. turn it off again and then turn it back on (esp for older os users) shut down attach the power cables tot eh opticals. The DVD/CD rom is a NEC ND-3540A. Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: Help!
Posted by jlhunt on 20 Jan 2008 21:47 Um...er...um... All Vista updates have been d/l. Report DOucheBAGD- Dec 4, 2008 at 11:45 AM Vintage, what did you do to get it to work ??? Recently i've noticed that my DVD ROM drive is missing.
says: May 27, 2009 at 3:28 pm Help!! Regards One very annoyed Customer thinking about switching to MACs Reply Bobby says: May 5, 2009 at 10:34 pm I've done everything that's been recommended and still have the inability to Anyway, i have a disc i burned using Xp that contains a mess of pix. I tried the FixIT without results and then I did this fro the prompt as suggested here above (it might have helped): set devmgr_show_nonpresent_devices=1 start devmgmt.msc (Device Manager starts).
Please help! >> >> >> XP needs a decoder. >> Such as http://www.nvidia.com/object/dvd_decoder.html. >> >> Use mastered instead of live format. > I also said use mastered format. My first run of the registry cleaner can up with over 1800 errors. Everything loaded up OK and all facilities worked until suddenly, after a day's use, I found that the DVD/CD drive would not read or otherwise act on the contents of any It played an old Family Values Tour CD .It will play a commercially recorded CD.
Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Good advice by funkid7 / May 16, 2009 1:17 AM PDT In reply to: DVD drive Sound Advice Hackerness. DVD drive doesn't recognize music CDs anymore Hardware or software? It is advisable to have a backup of registry before attempting above steps: Registry - Backup and Restore Keep us posted with the results so we can advise you further. This issue is pushing 2 months on this message board alone.
This week I had a similar problem. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Have you tried this by w9smith / May 1, 2009 11:50 AM PDT In reply to: Help! Reply mike says: March 24, 2009 at 4:19 pm My HP Pavillion DV2000 laptop looses the DVD every so often. his comment is here Please reinstall itunes. - I get this when I open itunes, then I can go to my playlist and click burn cd but then I get a message at the top
Installed it several weeks ago and all was fine. Report andy- May 3, 2010 at 09:09 AM worked for me thanks Helpful +7 Report this is terrible Oct 5, 2008 at 12:17 AM I am having the same problem as The > only > thing I find is this threat copied onto several other websites.
on some rarre occasions i have heard of a virus finding its way into the M.B.R. You never said how old your drive is or how often you had ripped and or burned cds or dvd's. Go to Start and type in "devmgmt.msc" (without the quotes) and press Enter. Please email me with potential update(s).
it works fine in bios boot. Apparently there are no viable solutions available for this problem. Double click to expand DVD/CD-ROM drives d. I found a fix recently that may help you.