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My dvdrom drive wont let me access the drive

Everytime i try to use my cd/dvd rom drive it wont read the disks....i put in a blank disk and it reads that its there but wont let me use it. it has a red circle with a line through the icon. i have no clue how to fix it...any ideas would be greatly appreciated

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Re: my dvdrom drive wont let me access the drive

I had the same problem and the only way i was able to fix this was to re-install Vista.

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Re: my dvdrom drive wont let me access the drive

ITs a dvd rom drive. It will not burn blank dvds
in order to burn, it has to cd-r/cd-rw/dvd-r/dvd-rw. If a drive cannot write to a blank disc, it will eject it. Rom drives read only (Read Only Memory), Combo drives- burn cd's only read dvd's, and super drives both read and write to cds and dvds.

Posted on Oct 24, 2007

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