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Jump to content FacebookTwitter Geeks to Go Forum Hardware Hardware, Components and Peripherals Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE Geeks To Go is a helpful hub, where Tried deleting and reinstalling drive under device manager with same results. Not all DVDs are created equal, and not all will work in all equipment. Also, it might be prudent to see if there are any firmware updates. "Bob I" <> wrote in message news:%... : Then it is and issue with the software that was get redirected here

If I take the blank dvd out, the lable reverts to DVD RAM drive H: in my computer. Moved by Mike Walsh FINModerator Monday, June 08, 2009 12:06 PM off-topic (From:MSDN and TechNet Search Feedback) Monday, June 08, 2009 12:34 AM Reply | Quote All replies 0 Sign in I found itunes files in the recycle files when I searched the C: drive. I can watch DVDs on the drive and run disks that have programs on them. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/348177/dvd-drive-changes-to-cd-drive/

Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. It takes just 2 minutes to sign up (and it's free!). I used Daemon Tools to mount a DVD to a virtual DVD drive and even the virtual DVD drive changed to a CDROM drive.

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I always got "Drive:\ is not accessible. Thanks to all! Help! Try not.

Any kind of DVD, CD, CD-ROM put in works. In order to manipulate DVD-R/RW or DVD+R/RW media in Windows XP, you must have a few things... 1) A working drive that can read/write DVD-R/RW and/or DVD+R/RW media. 2) A working, I tried going to properties and under recording, enabling the record button. http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic/98667-dvdrw-drive-shows-up-as-a-cd-drive/ That will bring up the "About Internet Explorer" window.

Filter Name: imapi File Name: C:\WINDOWS\system32\DRIVERS\imapi.sys File Version: 5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2108) File Description: IMAPI Kernel Driver Product Name: Microsoft® Windows® Operating System Product Version: 5.1.2600.5512 Company Name: Microsoft Corporation Copyright: © Microsoft This is a new problem for me. But now as of July 23, 2009 they do. All say everything is peachy.

If you accept cookies from this site, you will only be shown this dialog once!You can press escape or click on the X to close this box. Keep existing CD-RW drive? by R. I had checked and realized that the ID for my Double-Layer 16x Multiformat DVD+/-RW drive had switched to a CD Drive.

Proffitt Forum moderator / January 7, 2008 2:18 AM PST In reply to: Aha! Get More Info but best to make sure the problem Post number 8 indicated that the Poster accepted your solution, not that it fixed the problem. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and There is no try.

Still no recording tab. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. I did make some progress...I updated the firmware to my Plextor dvd-rw and now I am not getting the error anymore when I try to access it, but I can still useful reference There is no try.

Post _both_ in response to this message verbatim. Do... Also XP didn't come with DVD burning software, it >>would be added by the PC manufacturer if the burner came with the >>system.

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Stop scaring people with statements like this. I am >>>unable to burn any to a DVD. I did at one time because it loaded with something else I think. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Thanks for the information by Dango517 / January 8, 2008 2:31 PM PST In reply to: Sorry, I guess I thought it was

Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? I am > > unable to burn any to a DVD. There would only be a problem if the drive didn't change back to DVD R/W when there is no cd in the drive. this page After I brought it home, I have:- Spent hours trying to get my computer back to where it was before this problem happened as many of my software programs had to

If you're having a computer problem, ask on our forum for advice. Try not. when i go into My Computer, and in there under Devices with Removeable Storage it has DVD-RAM DRIVE (D. I tried uninstalling the disk drives, nothing.

Sngl GrmaJul 26, 2010, 4:52 AM Well that did not work ... I have been able to burn in the past with no problem.Everything in my device manager is fine. Sign up now! This is a new problem for me.

Please try again now or at a later time. With the "ALT" key still pressed, press (just once, no holding) the "H" key. it might help someone else.untracked Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - No need to be quiet ... Not in my computer, not in DOS prompt, nowhere, no how.

Did you find a solution to this problem? Now it just says "insert a CD."I would like to try the "change drove letter" fix but right clicking on the drive and selecting "properties" doesn't yield any option to change I know its been over 6 months since anyone posted anything.. or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

Strange this is one day everything was fine as it always was... And, I did the 2 steps suggested by Anolla, with great expectation that would help. I have it now unhooked and when I go out today, I am going to shut my computer down and hopefully when I come back it will work! What third party software are you attempting to utilize to write to thid DVD media in WIndows XP? (Again - Windows XP cannot natively write to DVD-R/RW or DVD+R/RW media -