Question about Dell Dimension 8400 Desktop P4 630 3G 1GB 160GB XP Media Center

1 Answer

Dell ~ Cant Save to Drives D or E

Dell w/ WinXP
Philips DVD+RW DVD8631 ~ Drive E
TSSTCorp CD-RW TS-H292B ~ D

For some reason I cant save ANYTHING to either drive.
Not Notepad, WordP, Excell, Adobe, Office, Folders ~~ NOTHING!!!

Both Drives show connection & readability. Properties are normal.

I have tried not formatting & formatting cd-rs & then saving with No Luck.

Missing Data File? Exe File? Dll? Suggestions?????

Posted by on

  • 1 more comment 
  • Bridget Ewer Feb 08, 2009

    Hi there.

    Nope.

    I've tried it both ways & just tried to copy & send my Documents Folder over & it wont go. Says:



    E:\ is not Accessible. Incorrect Function.



    Ive done this before & it worked but, doesnt it figure that my 2 yr Warranty on this just expired before the drives stopped saving what I send them.

  • Bridget Ewer Feb 08, 2009

    That's what I was thinking. I installed Webroot Web Sweeper & Trend Micro Anti~Virus.

    As for when it worked last, I couldnt tell you. Been an issue for months.

  • John LeFebvre May 11, 2010

    Normally you would save to a folder on your hard drive, and then copy the files to the CD-R for burning.

    You can still copy over updated files usin this method.

    See if this fixes your problem.

×

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Expert
  • 258 Answers

Try restoring your PC to a date when it last worked, probably corrupt drivers or can also be caused by installing or uninstalling software or your Anti-Virus or Internet Security program

start --> All Programs --> Accessories --> System Tools --> System Restore
Click Restore my computer to an earlier dat
Click Next
Choose a sutable date and then on the right click a restore point
Click next
and leave to restore

Posted on Feb 08, 2009

  • Peter Conway Feb 09, 2009

    Can you try switching them off and retrying??

×

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

TSSTcorp DVD+-RW TS-H653G disk was working well, but after installing and uninstalling Dvix software made my CD ROM drive useless. It cannot read any CD or DVD. My computer is dell Optiplex 360 and I am...


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 computer then plug them back in restart your this should activate the found new hardware wizard. If this does not fix the problem it might be a registry problem "you only need to do the following" 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. if this fails to fix the problem

It could be a problem with the lens you could use a liquid type lens cleaner place 2-3 drops on top of a cd/dvd then run it http://www.nextag.com/dvd-lens-cleaner/shop-html

Feb 14, 2013 | Dell OptiPlex 360 Desktop Computer

2 Answers

TSS corp cd burner stopped working TS-H292B errow code 28 how can i get it working, wisard can't find hardware


TS-H292B error code 28 go to the device manager, to get there click Control panel, systems, Hardware, Device Manager
click the plus sign given before dvd cd rom drive right click dvd or cd rom and uninstall the driver.
Then restart computer and allow it to recognize cd rom and install updated drivers if this does not work chances are you have a faulty dvd or cd rom go to any wal mart or office depot and get new drive and install it is not very hard follow this link for installation instructions. http://www.fonerbooks.com/r_cd.htm

Nov 28, 2009 | Dell Dimension 2400 PC Desktop

1 Answer

My Philips DVD R/RW Drivde DVD8631/96(manufactured 2005)has died


Honestly, head over to a local computer shop and grab yourself a new OEM DVD RW. It should cost you somewhere in the range of $30. Don't go somewhere like BestBuy, as you will get charged obscene prices.

Make sure it has the right connectors, as many DVD drives are SATA these days. If you're not sure which you have, just bring it with you, and the staff should help you select the correct type.

Aug 04, 2009 | Dell PC Desktops

1 Answer

Trouble saving data to dvd+r dl


kung cnung may cheat paki pasa nalng sakin



bunso_delosantos@yahoo.com



jan nyo ipasa

Apr 06, 2009 | Dell Dimension 4700 PC Desktop

1 Answer

Dvd/cd rom not working


Are you fimiliar with the Inside of a computer box?

Apr 03, 2009 | Dell Dimension E520 PC Desktop

4 Answers

CD/DVD-RW Drive


Any DVD Read writer will work

Jan 01, 2009 | Dell Dimension 3000 PC Desktop

1 Answer

Media Center Receiver Service has encountered a problem and needs to close.


If you delete the information in the Control Panel and restart your computer, it will look for the driver by itself.

May 25, 2008 | PC Desktops

2 Answers

DVD Drive Troubles


This can be due to the reason that the certain cd roms cannot be read by your drive. please insert and check other brand cd roms...if they run then the cd rom u r using cannot be read by ur Cd.dvdw DVD drive

Mar 08, 2008 | PC Desktops

Not finding what you are looking for?
Dell Dimension 8400 Desktop P4 630 3G 1GB 160GB XP Media Center Logo

166 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Dell PC Desktops Experts

joecoolvette
joecoolvette

Level 3 Expert

5660 Answers

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18299 Answers

Brian Sullivan
Brian Sullivan

Level 3 Expert

27725 Answers

Are you a Dell PC Desktop Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...