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Click start control panel administration tools computer management device manager scroll down cd-dvd rom drives you might see a yellow question /exclamation mark ? ! or a red X right click to update driver

you might have to physically unplug the leads for this cd/dvd restart your computer then plug them back this should activate the found new hardware wizard

if this does not fix the problem it might be a registry problem if you cant see your disk drive in windows explorer
Close all open programs

Click on Start, Run, and type regedit and press Enter
Click on the plus signs (+) next to the following folders

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE

SYSTEM

CurrentControlSet

Control

Class

{4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}

This folder is the DVD/CD-ROM Drive Class Description in the registry. Look for any of the following names in the right hand column.

Upper Filters

Lower Filters

Upper Filters.bak

Lower Filters.bak

If any of the above keys shown in step 4 are listed, right-click on them and choose Delete

After deleting the keys, close the registry editor
Reboot your computer

Open My Computer and check to see if your CD or DVD drives have returned. You may also want to open Device Manager and verify that the yellow exclamation and error code on the CD or DVD drive is gone.


hope it helps

Sony DRU 510A... | Answered on Apr 19, 2012


Click start control panel,administrive tools,computer management,device manager scroll to cd/dvd rom drives right click properties then properties again then tick enable cd digital cd audio for this cd rom device or scroll to dvd regions select the no _ for your specific area
If this does not fix the problem you might try
you might have to physically unplug the leads for this cd-rom then plug them back in this should activate the found new hardware wizard or
you might have to uninstall then reinstall your DVD/CD or uninstall the driver then reinstall for this device
click start control panel admistrive tools,computer management,device manager scroll down cd dvd rom drives right click you will see options to update driver,roll back driver,or
select properties general troubleshoot, select driver click to reinstall drivers click update driver or uninstall then reinstall
make sure that the cd-dvd burner is getting enough power test all leads that are attached to the dvd drive including electrical extensions and make sure they have a secure connection or just replace them there might be bad/faulty or

if this does not fix the problem it might be a registry problem
Close all open programs

Click on Start, Run, and type regedit and press Enter
Click on the plus signs (+) next to the following folders

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE

SYSTEM

CurrentControlSet

Control

Class

{4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}

This folder is the DVD/CD-ROM Drive Class Description in the registry. Look for any of the following names in the right hand column.

Upper Filters

Lower Filters

Upper Filters.bak

Lower Filters.bak
If any of the above keys shown in step 4 are listed, right-click on them and choose Delete

After deleting the keys, close the registry editor
Reboot your computer
Open My Computer and check to see if your CD or DVD drives have returned. You may also want to open Device Manager and verify that the yellow exclamation and error code on the CD or DVD drive is gone.
hope this helps

Sony DRU 510A... | Answered on Apr 03, 2011


Well a quick check here says it should manage 4 x DVD write speeds:-

http://reviews.cnet.com/dvd-drives/sony-dru-510a/4507-3212_7-21226932.html

The only thing I can think of is that lens may have some dust on it, try a CD lens cleaning disk or a blast of air from an aerosol spray can.

After this, I'm afraid its down a replacement.

Sony DRU 510A... | Answered on Mar 17, 2011


Same thing is happening to me. Does anyone know of a solution to this problem?

Sony DRU 510A... | Answered on Mar 17, 2011


The Sony DRU 510A is not a dual-layer burner.

Sony DRU 510A... | Answered on Jan 31, 2011


Hi! I had the same problem before when writing files to disc. What i did was to lower down the speed ex. from 16x to min or from 4x or 8x to 16. That should also fix your problem.

Sony DRU 510A... | Answered on Jun 14, 2010


if any error come that means your writer is ok only circuit loose

Sony DRU 510A... | Answered on Jun 18, 2009


inside circuit belt is loose. show to computer hadware

Sony DRU 510A... | Answered on Jun 18, 2009


you can try changing power plug or just get your device cleand some times when to much carbon gets into points the currents is effected...

Sony DRU 510A... | Answered on Jun 01, 2009


I just burned 6 movies, I noticed that when it goes to finalize, it ejects before finalization is complete. I use FAB Platinum 4.1. I'm going to go into the settings and use Nero burning rom before I remove my Sony and put in my other burner (Plextor) better then Sony I think. I used Nero before and it helped, maybe it will help this time. Why 3 movies did not play, and the others did is beyond me. Dan J

Sony DRU 510A... | Answered on Jun 04, 2008


get a new burner

Sony DRU 510A... | Answered on Feb 13, 2008


you cannot finalise after the dvd has been recorded on as if it's not rewritable then it cannot be reused, or rewriten or altered in any way.

Sony DRU 510A... | Answered on Nov 29, 2007


you need powerdvd or windvd which has the decoder for dvd. can it read regular data cd's ? like install a program?

Sony DRU 510A... | Answered on Nov 03, 2007

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