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My cd and dvd drives are not working

The rest of the computer is OK

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Check the Dvd or CD room.. the connection, reading lens,

or the cd room board


.. you try another cd/dvd room to check

thanks

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I put in a cd and it now wont recognize the drive at all. i can't get the disc out, no idea how to fix it


Hi Laurenleighd

Have a look at your CD/DVD drive and you will see a small pin hole that about the size of a needle. You can take a straightened paperclip and push it in there to open the CD dirve manualy. After you've removed it, try another CD that you know is working and see if you have the same problem. If this CD also get stuck in there then we know the CD/DVD ROM may be faulty.

Is this a Dell Laptop or Desktop?
Can you open and close the Drive with or without anything inside it?
Can you hear any noise coming from CD/DVD ROM when you insert a CD?
What Happens when you insert any other CDs or DVDs that you know is working fine?

When you open your MY Computer/Computer in the Start Menu, Can you see the drive there, or is it not showing the CD dirve there at all?
If the you are 100% sure this is not a power issue, then it might be the CD/DVD driver that needs to be re-installed.

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How do I Install my LG GCC-4320B


ok take this step to connect the cd 0r dvd drive

To install an external DVD drive:
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  3. To install an external DVD, just follow the instructions provided with the drive.
To install an internal DVD drive:
  1. Look for a DVD with the letters RW on the box. This is so you can read disks and record them as well. Make sure the speed rating is 16X and that the DVD is dual layer so that it takes care of the latest technology.
  2. Read the instructions that come with the DVD. It may require you to load the provided CD software before installing the DVD player. Leave the disk in your CD ROM player for the rest of the procedure.
  3. Disconnect the power cord from the back of the computer (goes to the wall socket of your house.)
  4. Open the case of the computer.
  5. Locate the hard disk or CD drive. Most have two connections and can only be snapped in place one way. One connection is for data and one for power.
  6. Check to see if your computer mounts the DVD/CD ROM drives from the inside or if they are pushed through the front panel (you may have to remove the plastic panel on some models.)
  7. Carefully remove the plastic “knock-off?? cover on the outside of your computer. Make sure you do this only when you are ready to install the DVD drive.
  8. Slide the DVD drive into an empty compartment or bay. If it’s an older computer you can secure it with screws that come with the DVD drive. Many newer computers have spring clips to secure the drive in place.
  9. Connect the DVD drive to the data cable. The data cable is wide like a ribbon and is also called a ribbon cable and has a red stripe on one side. There are two or three connectors on the data cable. One is connected to the circuit board, one is connected to your CD drive or hard disk and one in the middle (optional third connector) is usually not connected to anything. Use the middle connector for the DVD drive. If your data cable only has two connectors replace it with the one that is generally included with the new drive.
  10. Hook the DVD to the power connector. This is a normal round looking cable. There are usually several power connectors in the computer.
  11. If you don’t have an available power connector, then you can buy a “Y?? connector to hook up to the existing power cable. Unhook the power connector and hook it to one side of the “Y?? and hook the DVD to the other side of the “Y??.
  12. Re-assemble the cover and plug the computer back in.
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I want to downlaod window xp on my acer zg5 . i can't pls help


providing that you have enough room on the harddrive all you should have to do is insert the cd and turn off the computer and restart than it will say boot from cd than it will say boot from cd press any key than after this it should start the examining process and after this it will ask you if you want to install or upgrade or repair say either upgrade or install and go from their.
If it shows the partition with the current version on it you can delete the partition or create a new partition so this is up to you but be advised if you delete the partition all data (will) be lost ok ? and you will have to create a partition DONT FORGET THIS STEP IF YOU DECIDE TO DELETE THE PARTITION OK? BUT IF if no partition is shown just continue with the installation and the rest is very self explanitory ok? i hope this helped out a lot
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My E drive is not working. how can i fix it.


Have you tried cleaning the laser assembly? If your OS still sees the drive then it may just be having trouble reading.
Try this

First try to boot from your xp cd. If it fails to boot from the cd then your drive is screwed. If it does boot from the XP cd then ONLY try the following


Click Start.
Click Run.
The Run dialogue box appears.
Type devmgmt.msc in the run dialogue box and click OK.
Click on the plus sign next to DVD/CD ROM Drives.
Locate your DVD/CD ROM drive in the list of devices.
Verify the type of drive in your computer and that the type of media you are using is supported by the drive. Use the table below to determine the supported media types.
DVD+/-RW Read CD or DVD media, write DVD+RW, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD-R, CD-R, CD-RW media.
CD-RW/DVD Combination Drive To read CD or DVD media, and write CD media.
DVD-ROM Drive To read CD or DVD media.
CD-RW Drive To read and write CD media.
CD-ROM DRIVE To read CD media.

Try cd drive now before trying the next step


Click the Start button, right-click My Computer, and click Manage.
The Computer Management window appears.
Click Device Manager.
Click the (+) plus IDE controllers section.
Double-click the appropriate IDE channel.
The IDE Channel Properties window appears.
Under the Advanced Settings tab, verify that the transfer mode is set to DMA if available.
Click the OK button to save the change. At this point, you may need to restart for the change to become active.

Check to see if the drive will work in safe mode. I it still does not work Update the firmware for the optical drive.
Try cd drive now before trying the next step

Click the Start button, click Run.
In the Open box, type Regedit, and then click OK.
Click the plus sign (+) next to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE.
When you click the plus sign (+) next to a folder, it will expand displaying the folders it contains in the left-hand pane of the Registry Editor. When a folder is highlighted, its contents will be displayed in the right-hand pane of the Registry Editor.

Click the plus sign (+) next to SYSTEM.
Click the plus sign (+) next to CurrentControlSet.
Click the plus sign (+) next to Control.
Click the plus sign (+) next to Class.
Click {4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}.
On the right side of the window, click UpperFilters.
Click Edit on the menu bar.
Click Delete, and then click OK.
On the right side of the window, click LowerFilters.
Click Edit on the menu bar.
Click Delete, and then click OK.
Click File, and then click Exit.
Restart the computer normally.

If all these steps fail then you will need to replace your drive.
Thank you.

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Cd-r dvd


1. If the CD/DVD drive tray not open.

Open "My computer" windows and select the CD drive . "Right click" onthe CD drive.You will get a pop up windows with the "Eject" option.

If it open that's means the power supply is ok

2. If the DVD drive is not showing on my computer windows or the DVD is not detect the CD/DVD disk

To fix the problem we need to delete the UpperFilters and LowerFiltersregistry key for more details about the troubleshooting step please follow the below link.
No longer access the CD drive or the DVD drive
3. After follow the above steps if you still face the same problem then need to contact the local hardware vendor.

Jul 22, 2009 | Acer Aspire M1201 Athlon X2 320 Gb PC...

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DVD DRIVE/CD-WRITER


GO TO CONTROL PANNEL
SYSTEMS
HARDWARE
DEVICE MANAGER
CLICK DEVICE MANAGER(WINDOW)
EXPAND CD /DVD ROM DRIVES
RIGHT CLICK ON SELECTED DVD/CD DRIVE
SELECT PROPERTIES

1.SELCT DRIVER ( CLICK UPDATE DRIVER)
2.CHECK DVD REGION CODE.
3.UN-INSTALL DRIVER
4. REINSTALL DRIVER AGAIN(AFTER STEP 3)

OR
IN DEVICE MANAGER RIGHT CLIVK DVDCD ROM DRIVE
UN-INSTALL DRIVER

OK

REBOOT COMPUTER

ADD HARDWARE(CONTROL PANNEL)
IT WILL PROPMPT FOR INSTALLATION OF DRIVER
SAY OK.
PROCEED WITH WINDOW INSTRUCTIONS
DVD/CD ROM DRIVER WILL GET INSTALLED AFRESH.


HOPE IT WORKS.

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HL-DT-ST DVD-RW GWA-4082


ya it ll work... first change the cd to write mode ..hence not able to burn files...

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C400. DVD - ok! CD- cannot see!!


Hi,

you can try the steps below to fix this issue.

Edit the registry:-
1. Click Start, and click Run.
2. Type regedit in the Open box, and click OK.
3. In Registry Editor, click the plus (+) sign next to each folder name to expand the following registry path:
4. HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class
5. Under Class, click {4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}.
6. In the right pane, right-click Upper Filters, and click Delete.
7. Click yes when prompted to delete the registry value.
8. In the right pane, right-click Lower Filters, and click Delete.
9. Click yes again.
10.Close the window and restart the computer

Please do not forget to rate the solution.


Regards,
Musheer.

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