Help!!! I have a Philips freevents X51 laptop notebook and my CD drive icon does not appear at all when I try loading a disc. Can somebody please help? It would be much appreciated thank you very much! I fixed it myself last time but I cant remember how...but now after a long time I did a system recovery and it does not work anymore! :(
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Hi, There could be a lot of reasons why your drive is not working properly. It could be that there is a service from your burning software that is not running properly thus affecting the CD-ROM. If you have any of these software, try un-installing them. You can also try this for an automated fix from microsoft. http://support.microsoft.com/gp/cd_dvd_drive_problems Read and follow the instructions.
how long is the whole process of burning the dual layer dvd's
your computers hard drive might be getting to hot try blowing out all of the dust from your laptop computers keyboard using a fine air blower from an air compressor making VERY sure there is no MOISTURE in the lines. dust causes static which causes lots of unforseen problems with a computer and its parts also you might buy a laptop usb 3 fan cooler pad just to keep things cool/er you might check the leads ((motherboard to hard drive)) they might be bad/faulty hope this helps
i ran into this problem a while ago. I had to test different dvd's. I then looked on the manufacturer's website. there they stated which dvd-r, dvd-rw would work. once i tried that brand It worked fine.
well, sounds like common error promblem have you tried looking and seeing if mite have bought the wrong kind of dvd's I have done this before i bought dvd's instead of Cdrw's discs.? or try dowloading www.slysoft.com thier cd player plays and reads and rewrites almost anything .. lala linda
Ha dell inspiron is a waste dvd.. writer.
i myself have one.
it cant write at a speed more than 4x and nowadays dvds come with 16x speed..
so its always gives error when u try 2 write at low or high speed..
this whole burning process sucks..
im trying 2 find a soln..
as soon as i find one i will tell u
in the mean time
try reducing ur speed to 4x and try
I used to have a DVD/CDRW driver on my Sony Vaio and I had to replace it twice it died on me and I had to buy a new one every time the truth is that many things can go wrong for such small device so try this go to http://drivers.softpedia.com/get/FIRMWARE/Nec/Nec-ND-6500A-firmware-424.shtml
Download the firmware, if after that it still wont work your chances are that you have to buy a new one.