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CD/DVD will not burn a cd.

Says no compatible Recordable or Rewritable devices could be found on your system.

Do I need to download drivers? and where can I find them online?

Dell SN-324 CD/DVD Drive

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LITEON DVD/cd rewritable device not reconized


Hi,

Since the system originally had another version of Windows did you run the Upgrade Advisor and
check the Compatibility Center for the CD/DVD compatibilty (and other devices as needed).

Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor - please run this now.
http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windows-7/get/upgrade-advisor.aspx


Also check the Compatibility Center (for major devices)
http://www.microsoft.com/windows/compatibility/windows-7/en-us/default.aspx
Check with the System maker and the Device maker for information about drivers for Windows 7.
(BIOS, low level chipset drivers, and other major device drivers).

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Check these :
The DVD drive does not function after you install Windows 7 - these are different Sony drives
however the same issue could be affecting your drive.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/975270/
Your CD drive or DVD drive is missing or is not recognized by Windows or other programs
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/982116
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If the System can run Windows 7 AND there are drivers for the devices these might help :

References to Vista also apply to Windows 7.
Stage 1 : Please do all the below even if you have done some before as it is often the total
process which solves the issue.

Try this - Control Panel - Device Manager - CD/DVD - double click the device - Driver's Tab -
click Update Drivers (this will likely do nothing) - then RIGHT CLICK the drive - UNINSTALL -
REBOOT this will refresh the default driver stack. Even if drive is not shown continue
below.
Then work your way through these - remember the drive could be bad, could have a loose
cable or slight corrosion on the contacts (usually for a laptop) and other issues.

Your CD drive or DVD drive is missing or is not recognized by Windows or other programs
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314060 - a Mr Fixit

Manually try this fix if the 314060 Fixit did not work
http://www.pchell.com/hardware/cd_drive_error_code_39.shtml
Your CD drive or DVD drive is missing or is not recognized by Windows or other programs -
a Mr Fixit
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/982116

The CD drive or the DVD drive does not work as expected on a computer that you upgraded to
Windows Vista
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929461

When you insert a CD or a DVD, Windows Vista may not recognize the disc
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/939052

Your CD or DVD drive cannot read or write media - A Mr Fixit
http://support.microsoft.com/gp/cd_dvd_drive_problems

CD/DVD drive does not appear in Windows Vista, or you receive this error during Windows Vista
setup after booting from the DVD (AHCI)
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/952951
CD-R drive or CD-RW drive is not recognized as a recordable device
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/316529/

Hardware devices not detected or not working - A Mr Fixit
http://support.microsoft.com/gp/hardware_device_problems

Another possibility is that the cables are loose. Remove ALL power, then check cables in both
ends. Remove and replace, do not just snug. For laptops you can often clean the power and
data contacts with a pencil eraser.

Some DVD drives do not use the Windows default drivers so check with the System maker and
device maker to see if there is firmware or drivers for you drive if needed.

===============================

Stage 2 : You could have drive issues as the CD/DVD is actually 4 drives in 1 case ( CD & DVD
burn and CD and DVD read). So it is not unusual for 1 or 2 parts to not function while the others
do so properly.

Did you complete the troubleshooter for the drive that still does not work? There are some
registry entries that the troubleshooter does not fix and those "might" be the cause.

Check with your System Maker and Device maker for both possible firmware updates and the
correct Registry entries for your drive.

These are the keys I think are the ones in question - for the CD/DVD drive sub-keys of course
as there will other sub-keys in these keys. Be sure to ask for specific keys involved as well as
the settings.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Enum\IDE

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Hardware Profiles\0001\System\CurrentControlSet\Enum\IDE

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class\{4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}

-----------------------------------------------------------------------

You probably can find more info here and maybe even the exact registry settings for your CD/DVD
drive from someone with the same model.

Forums - a lot of real expert help
http://club.myce.com/

CD/DVD units
http://www.myce.com/storage/
Use DevManView to locate CD/DVD in registry (be careful and make a Restore Point before
changing anything) - find the device in DevManView and then Right Click on it Open in RegEdit.
DevManView - Free - an alternative to the standard Device Manager of Windows, which displays all
devices and their properties in flat table, instead of tree viewer
http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/device_manager_view.html

Hope this helps.

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I don't know how to download cd's and dvd's on dell EL-1210-09


What do you mean download cd's and dvd's? You don't download them, you simply put them in the drive and play them. If you purchased a music cd or a movie dvd that you want to play or watch, then just put it in the drive. The system will recognize it and automatically open Windows Media Player for you to play it or you can open it yourself if autoplay is not active.

Exactly what is it that you are trying to do?

If you are talking about putting a blank cd or dvd into the drive to copy music or a movie to it, that's another story and will take a while to explain. You will basically need to make sure your CD/DvD drive can burn CD's or Dvd's. Then you will need some type of burning software (later versions of Window Media Player will burn).

Click Start/My Computer and look at your devices. if your DvD/CD Drive is listed look for RW which means rewritable (it can burn or copy). If it say DVDrw it can read and write dvd's. If it says CDrw it can read and write cd's. You can also look on the drive door on the computer where you would place the cd or dvd. If it says Rewritable CDrw (it can write cd's) or DvDrw (it can write dvd's). If it says ROM (read only media), that means it can Read Only and not write.

If the drive is rewritable then the software such as Media Player will allow you to go find what you want to put on the cd or dvd. You have two ways of putting things in the software to burn or write. You can copy and paste, or you can drag and drop.

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you might have to physically unplug the leads for this cd/dvd then plug them back this should activate the found new hardware wizard or you might have to uninstall then restart your computer then reinstall your DVD/CD then reinstall the driver for this device
if your computer came with a motherboard disk the drivers could be on it click start control panel administrive tools computer management device manager scroll down cd dvdrom drives if you see a yellow question or exclamation mark?! or a red x right click you will need to update the driver or select properties general troubleshoot, select driver click to reinstall drivers click update driver


http://download.cnet.com/sun-cd-dvd-burner/3000-2646_4-10308060.html
Sun CD/DVD Burner can back up data on CDs and DVDs, store large media files, and compile music CDs. It can burn and save whole ISO files, as well as create multisession CDs and erase rewritable CDs. Sun CD/DVD Burner supports almost all kinds of driver types including CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD-RW, DVD+RW, and DVD-RAM (SCSI, IDE, EIDE, and USB). The program also supports the ability to drag and drop. Version 3.10 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, and bug fixes.
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Can these disk be re write or erased? Please send me an email via affordableshutters@yahoo.com Corrington Maycock


Hi,

Welcome to Fixya. The CD is not a Rewritable disk you can only burn once. If you need a DVD or CD that can be rewrite or erase look for DVD-RW or CD-RW.

Thanks for using Fixya

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It could be your CD-RW software trying to write to the music CD check the settings in the CD-Drive proprieties. If you have to you can uninstall and reinstall the software. Before you replace the drive you might try some over the counter remedy's buy some compressed air/gas and a laser lens cleaner CD.you could also buy a CD cleaner for the CD's you are using. Please rate me mysleuth

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General requirements for the core functionality
DVD ROM drive is required for installation
Microsoft® Windows 2000 (Service Pack 4 or later); Windows XP SP1*1) ; Windows 2003 server SP1; Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows Vista
Microsoft® Windows XP Professional x64 Edition (All applications besides InCD, Nero Scout and Nero ImageDrive work in the x86 emulator that allows 32-bit Windows applications to run)
Microsoft® Windows VISTA x64 Edition (All applications besides InCD, Nero Scout and Nero ImageDrive work in the x86 emulator that allows 32-bit Windows applications to run. Gadgets are NOT available under VISTA x64!!!)
DirectX 9.0c installation is required
Internet Explorer 6.0 or later
1GHz Intel® Pentium® III processor, AMD Sempron (TM) 2200+ or equivalent
Min 256MB RAM (For Windows Vista min 512MB RAM)
1 GB disc space for a typical installation of all components.
Up to 9 GB available hard disc space for DVD images and temporary DVD files.
Graphics card with at least 32 MB video memory and minimum resolution of 800 x 600 pixels and 16-bit color settings. 24-bit or 32-bit true color is recommended.
CD or DVD recordable or rewritable device.
Installation of the latest WHQL certified device drivers are strongly recommended.
Online connection required for Nero online services. DSL-1000 or faster is recommended for video services
Optional requirements
16-bit Microsoft® Windows compatible sound device and speakers.
Installation of latest WHQL certified device drivers recommended.
Blu-ray Disc / HD DVD recordable or rewritable device for Blu-ray Disc / HD DVD functionality
Blue Laser reading/writing device for Blu-ray Disc / HD DVD support (Check special blue laser system requirements here)
Up to 25/50 GB hard disc space for Blu-ray Disc / HD DVD disc images
SecurDisc compatible CD/DVD drive
Special requirements for home entertainment

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LG recordable no longer recognized by pc


Go to Start/Control Panel/System/ Hardware /Device Manager/DVD/CD Rom Drives
double click on the Icon and click on the driver tab
click then on the update driver.

This will refresh the system.
But of course it may the the device itself that has failed
Only a replacement will cure that.

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DVD+RW


dot.gif Unable to read a CD-R or other recordable disc. Question: Unable to read a CD-R or other recordable disc.
Answer: Unfortunately this can be a difficult question to answer because of the amount of potential reasons for this issue to occur. Below is a listing of several steps and recommendations that can be taken to help identify the cause of the issue and/or resolve this issue.
Drivers Verify you have the latest drivers installed for the CD-R or recordable drive. There are numerous driver related issues that may cause a CD-R drive or other recordable to stop reading a CD-R disc. If you are running Microsoft Windows verify your drive is properly detected and listed in Device Manager with no conflicts or errors.
If Windows Device Manager detects an error on the drive or if it has other drives listed in Device Manager with errors on them remove the device from Device Manager and reboot the computer to let Windows re-initialize the drive.
If Windows shows no errors, the above steps did not resolve the issue, or you are running a different operating system check with the drive manufacturer for updated drivers. A listing of disc drivers can be found here.
CD-R disk Not all CD-R disks are compatible with all types and speeds of CD-R drives or other recordable drives (especially earlier CD-R drives). Verify the manufacturer gives 100% guarantee for supporting all drives and disc speeds, for example, TDK discs often give a 100% guarantee.
Pre-mastering/Mastering Software Pre-mastering software can sometimes produce incorrect tracks due to bugs. An incorrect ISO image could be generated, or incorrect sub header codes could be recorded in the case of Mode 2 discs. A good way to check whether the incompatibility problems lie with the originating software or with one of the other causes listed above is to test the same disc on several CD-ROM drives. If one drive is capable of reading the disc back correctly, chances are that the problem was not in the mastering, but is one or more of the other factors listed.
Disc is a recordable disc that the drive or player does not support Verify the drive supports the recordable media you are attempting to read. Below are some situations to watch out for.
  • Old CD-ROM or early DVD drive - Some early CD-ROM drives and Gen 1 DVD drives (some of the first DVD drives released) do not support CD-R discs and/or CD-RW discs. Not only does this apply to computers but also home entertainment DVD players.
  • CD-RW in CD-R or CD-ROM drive - CD-R drives are incapable of reading CD-RW drives. If you are using a CD-RW disc verify the drive is a CD-ROM or CD-R drive is capable of reading the disc.
  • DVD recordable discs - If you have a DVD recordable disc and are unable to get it to read verify that the DVD drive is not a Gen 1 DVD drive and/or that it supports reading the DVD recordable media you are using. Additionally a standard CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW, etc drive is not able to read DVD discs.
Disc was created incorrectly Make sure you're creating the disc properly. For example, a common mistake users make when creating audio CD's that they can listen to in their computer, car, or home stereo is burning the MP3 files or other files directly to the CD as a Data disc and not an Audio disc. All this will do is burn the data files to the disc and not create an audio disc. This may allow you to listen to the audio files in the computer but will not allow you to listen to the music in the majority of other CD players unless they support MP3 format.
Disc or DVD contains media content not supported by the player Not all home entertainment DVD players are capable of supporting and playing all the different formats movie files and audio files are stored in. Make sure the format or codec of the movie or audio file you're saving to the CD or DVD is supported by the DVD player. If you're computer is capable of playing the files off the DVD but your home entertainment DVD player is not able to play the file it's likely you're encountering this issue.
Bad disc If after reading through the above recommendations you still continue to have the same issue it's possible that the disc is a bad disc. Try re-burning the disc and if possible try a different type of recordable disc.

Computer DVD Support

Click on the above link should get ya back up and going/Good Luck....Please dont for get to Vote.Thank you.

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