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Figure : Uninstall DVD/CD-ROM drive in Device Manager Click Yes or OK to remove the drive listing, and then close Device Manager. I see that for people using vista they already have an answer. You scratch that lense you are buying a whole new DVD drive. Bluray Drive not reading Blurays, dvds or cds? get redirected here

If you click on the drive in explorer and you get the message that there is no disc in the drive, then it isn't reading it charlie2000Jan 14, 2016, 6:50 AM If any discs fail to open, set the failed discs aside. Hope you can help, Thanks Report Jamie- Feb 16, 2010 at 12:53 PM Hey there, I have a Dell Desktop Dimension 5100, What was the fix on the WINDOWS XP when This is pretty ridiculous. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/272630-32-drive-reading-dvds-reading-only

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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). Report henry- Oct 24, 2012 at 06:01 AM Thanh you very much................. Replacing the drive and retesting would give the answer. Or is it possible to "set" the region for the DVD drive, as firebird indicated?

  1. When a commercial DVD is inserted, Windows Explorer or My Computer just lists it as "DVD-RAM Drive" as if no disc was inserted.
  2. Here is a link to the site: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314060.
  3. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.
  4. I can finally use my CD/DVD/RW player!
  5. note: Cannot play movies.
  6. I will give it a shot, but until I find one that says "works on apple superdrive" I'll probably wait until I'm just about ready to replace the drive.
  7. It's up to you.
  8. The DVDs that will play on my computer wind up (you can hear the sound) in the DVD drive within about 20 seconds and they start playing automatically in the Windows
  9. Figure : Use AutoPlay for all media and devices Click the drop-down menus and select Ask me every time next to every DVD, Blu-ray, and CD item, and then click Save.

Some Windows 10 and 8 computers do not come with a software decoder for DVD and Blu-ray movie playback. Step 7: Using Microsoft System Restore If the computer still cannot read the disc, use System Restore to go back to a time when the drive was known to be functioning. My DVD drive has not read any DVDs anymore except CDs.I tried the ''Deleting Upper Filter and Lower Filter in regedit'' method to solve it but I couldn't find any stuff Deleting Upper Filter And Lower Filter In Regedit Mac OS X provides a "remote disc sharing" feature, while it's possible to share discs over the network on Windows, too.

I tried all the solutions online and none worked. There are many tools you can use to create ISO files on Windows, including InfraRecorder. If the CD/DVD drive is listed, make sure AutoPlay is enabled. Discover More Visit now Z7_3054ICK0KGTE30AQO5O3KA30H4 hp-feedback-banner-portlet Actions ${title} Loading...

so i went onto powerdvd xp that i have a copy of and installed that...it basically said that there was no disc in the drawer....i am also not greatly familiar with Dvd Drive Wont Read Discs Windows 7 I use it mostly for importing and archiving files.I'll probably be making another trip to apple with many, many DVD's in tow sometime later next week. Most home electronics stores offer repair and cleaning kits for discs at minimal cost. Since Media Player Classic does not actually install, and it just runs from the folder that the zipped file is extracted to, then I don't see how that would affect the

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Maybe something with reading certain encoding. https://discussions.apple.com/thread/3148832?tstart=0 I'm dealing with the same situation only reverse my... Dvd Rom Not Reading Cd You could also check the Properties of the disc.Other than that, I have no more ideas. Dvd Player Only Plays Cds Bad data, scratches, or smudges on discs are preventing the drive from reading the data.

Other discs (ones I have burned, Young Frankenstein) I've had for almost 10 years and they worked fine.You seem to mention swapping out the drive pretty casually. Get More Info Type gpedit.msc 3. The time now is 08:10. But, wanted to run a DVD, so here I am again. Dvd Player Only Plays Audio Cds

The Device Manager reports that the device is working properly. 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 I mean, even if it installed additional codecs on my system, that doesn't make my DVD drive see anything differently, right? http://libraryonlineweb.com/dvd-drive/dvd-drive-not-reading-cds-or-dvds.php Still, it's worth a shot for accessing those files over the network without copying them to a drive or making an ISO file first.

Once the area is clean, use a small, blunt object like a paperclip or plastic pen tip to gently, but firmly move the transport away from the centre spindle toward the Sony Dvd Player Wont Read Disc I was looking at a disc the other day in my local Best Buy and that disc said "take special care when using with slot load players." I don't even know If the DVD drive can read CDs but not DVDs, insert a DVD movie.

With hundreds of movies.

Once you install it, you can insert a disc, right-click it, and select "Create image from CD/DVD." This will create an ISO file. it just appears that the DVD drive is empty, whereas when there is a DVD in the drive that will play, it shows the disk and the name of the disk I'm not sure how that could help either, but it's a suggestions I've seen floating about and it's easy enough to do.Here are some of my specs:Macbook Pro, Intel Core2 Duo, Dvd Drive Fixer Your transport it jammed, likely due to vibration or some shock to the system that you may not even be aware of.

I was actually about to purchase an external myself today, but I decided to wait until I go back to the Apple Store next week since It isn't too urgent for I'm still holding out hope there is something else I can do. Hope I can undo the other silly stuff I tried first... http://libraryonlineweb.com/dvd-drive/dvd-drive-won-t-read-dvds.php Good luck!

Thanks again for the feedback. cant believe this was the problem. Step 5: Reinstalling the CD/DVD drive in Device Manager Use the following steps to remove and reinstall the drive name in Device Manager: Remove any discs that may be in the Also clarify what version of Windows is in use.

Do you know of any solutions for this issue? Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Hmmm by Agamaras / August 13, 2010 7:30 PM PDT In reply to: DVD drive won't play DVDs Well, if you installed the Double-click DVD/CD-ROM drives to expand the category. As the CD/DVD drive in your computer ages, it is affected by vibration, dust, mechanical wear, and other factors.

Not sure what else to try and i do understand that lasers can get so damaged that the drive needs to be replaced"The meaning of life is to be happy and Use discs that are in good condition and are known to work in other drives. I don't buy that both drives on both computers are bad. orgwoodJan 25, 2015, 6:20 PM radiospotz said: billybgame said: fzabkar said: Game DVDs are just software/data DVDs.