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If it is "stuck" straighten out a paperclip and insert it into the release hole in the front of the DVD drive

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Hello,

First try to unplug the laptop, then you open it up with a screwdriver, after doing that, remove the hard disk and the RAM and reinstall it back in, then reassemble the laptop back together to see if it will work.

If it does not work, then try to check if the module is still intact, then you insert an operating systems disc into the DVD tray to see if it will run a new window, if it does, then it means the operating system wiped out and need to be reinstalled.

Inserting the disc will solve the problem as the system will begin to run the operating system.

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http://reviews.cnet.com/laptops/lenovo-thinkpad-t41-2379/4507-3121_7-30567436.html

Thats the spec for yout laptop, if you have the plug-on module then you can write on it.

Optical Storage
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Dell Inspriron 700M- DvD drive plays audio on the dvd but not pic


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If you still get a bad image, then the fault could be a faulty video card or video RAM. Most laptops use part of the main RAM module for video RAM, try reseating the RAM modules and or test the RAM modules. If the RAM is OK then the fault is the video card.
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My dvd drive is taking some dvd/cds but not taking some others. Is there any screws for fine tuning the lens position or all? Some of original dvds are also not taken. If I open and close the compartment...


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An easy fix with a new one. There is one screw in the bottom of the machine that holds it in. Remove that screw, pull out the module, remove any mounting hardware that is attached (putting it on the new module) and reinsert new.

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Windows dvd maker


What OS are you using? Ultimate, Premium, Basic?
Windows DVD Maker has stopped working Issue : While trying to create DVD in Windows DVD Maker in Vista, or while creating a DVD from Windows Movie Maker, which uses Windows DVD Maker, the burn process stops with error message.

Error message : " Windows DVD Maker has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. "

Cause : Windows DVD maker stops working because of incompatibility with one or more codec files which are outdated or incompatible with the particular project or the DVD Maker software itself.


Resolution :

These Codec files should be located and renamed to resolve the issue.

1. Open Start menu and type Event Viewer in the Start menu search bar. Open Event Viewer from the menu.

2. In the Event Viewer window Click on Windows Logs in the left panel

3. Click on Application Logs under Windows Logs

4. Locate error messages listed in the Central panel of the Event Viewer window and double click the error to check if this is log is related to DVD Maker.

Sample Error Log :

Problem signature

Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: DVDMaker.exe
Application Version: 6.0.6000.16386
Application Timestamp: 4549b5b0
Fault Module Name: nevideohd.ax
Fault Module Version: 4.6.15.0
Fault Module Timestamp: 459bb828
Exception Code: c0000005
Exception Offset: 00008b89
OS Version: 6.0.6000.2.0.0.256.1
Locale ID: 1062


5. Locate Fault Module name, it should be a file with extension .ax.

6. Once the file name is identified, try to locate the file in C:/Windows/System32 folder. ( Please click on Show Contents if the files are not listed Automatically ).

7. If the files are not listed in System32 folder, search for the file, with search containing system files and folders.

8. Locate the file and rename it.

9. Check if the issue persists. If the issue persists and the error message again appears, locate the new .ax file that is causing the issue from the Event Viewer, error log.

These steps will resolve the issue instantly without a restart.


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Dell latitude c640


Hi

Both Dell Part numbers 18THT and 5W299 are 8X DVD-ROM Drive Modules. DPN 18THT is compatible with Latitude C series and DPN 5W299 is compatible with Latitude D series. The two drives have different and incompatible connectors.

Your Latitude C640 is a C Series Latitude. You can therefore not use DPN 5W299.

If you need a DVD drive module, get DPN 18THT or an alternative Latitude C series drive.

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