Question about Compaq Refurbished 7 EVO N410C DVD/CD-RW COMBO DRIVE (BULK PLEASE CONTACT SALES) (261741933) CD-ROM Drive
Can anyone tell me why my cd/dvd rom cannot read my cd's or dvd's and why I cannot burn phots on to a cd-r or burn a movie I downloaded onto my dell dimension E510. I have a HL-DT-ST-DVD+--RW GWA4164B. Thanks email@example.com
The laser that reads (or "burns") has failed.
Spend $30 to buy a new CD/DVD reader/writer.
Posted on Dec 28, 2014
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: CD ROM CR-589
Hi, A couple of possibilities: With a known good DVD with files inserted into your Compaq CR-589, double click in your My Computer, double click in your CD/DVD. 1. If it opens and displays the content, then there is nothing wrong with your DVD but the auto start feature of your OS was disabled, enable auto start; 2. If in My Computer or in Device Manager, the DVD doesn't show up, then it can be hardware problem, IDE/power cable problem, bios did not recognize DVD device, replace if and as needed; 3. If the DVD is in My Computer but will not display the files or contents, possibly defective DVD, replace. Hope this worksa out for you. Pls post again how things turn up. Good luck and kind regards.
Posted on Aug 05, 2007
SOURCE: nero burning on cd writer
use this tool to reset the cd in the registry
after you run the file - reboot the computer -
Posted on Dec 30, 2009
SOURCE: my DVD RW Drive is
Sometimes removing the CD drive and blowing into it will clear out dust and debris that could cause this.
Also.. if that doesn't work.. try to run this fix:
Click this link and on the right is a button that says 'Download Fix'.. this is a microsoft released fix that will take care of this..
Posted on Mar 31, 2011
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