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Missing DVD/CD Rom Drives. No upper and lower filter values

Hi,
Saw your post on this board. I'm having same problem. Code 19 says I have no upper and lower values. Did you ever get yours resolved if so how?
Thanks in advance

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  • killex33 Nov 18, 2008

    Hi,

    I searched a lot for this and still havet found an answer

    It says my upperFilters and Lowerfilters are missing

    Please let me kno if anyone ahs the answer
    I have a 2-in-1 dvd/cd drive which wont read off any cd i put in
    Also, all the burning ive done lately has resulted in a corrupted dvd :S

    HELP!!


  •  Luis Moreira
    Luis Moreira May 11, 2010

    Hi,

    please descrive your problem in detail

    Best regards

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Greetings WhiskyRNR (great name by the way) and Killex33.

This is a funny problem so bare with me as this might be a bear.

It is possible that your have a bad reader/writer lens as this is a frequent case. But I understand that replacing a drive is both more money then we'd like to spend and more effort then we care to put forth. So, I'd like to suggest some basic things such as updating the drivers and codecs. Perhaps even purchasing an inexpensive Laser Lens Cleaner. Then give it a go. I suggest the updates because you got an error message often, when the device itself gives up all together it won't give you a message except maybe that it is missing. However, a bad lens motor will still give the computer the presents that it is there but doesn't normally tell it that it is out of a job (It doesn't want to get evicted and wants you to find out on your own). The lens cleaning because it is possible that the computer is seeing something but still fires back a misread.

Let me know how that works for you and take it easy on the little drive. They worked to hard and broke themselves.

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