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My Teac dvd/cd-rewritable w28e CD-RW, won't read any discs!

I don't know what to do with it. I can't get my cd-rom to play any discs at all. Please help!!!

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  • TARock Dec 10, 2007

    Thanks James,

    yes, I have windows xp, microsoft windows is the os.

  • TARock Dec 13, 2007

    Thanx James,

    Turns out after following your directions, I've found that I need 2 replace the device...I'll have to go back in and change the rating to fix-ya!!


  • Anonymous May 27, 2008

    same but it says the drivers are installed and the device is working fine but it does not play any cd

  • Anonymous Feb 22, 2009

    I've problem of can't read of my cd/dvd disc of my dvd player, also all disc not read of data, not open the folder. what should i do?



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If you just installed this device you will have to go to the utility manager and make sure all the functions are turned on, do you have windows xp. what os are you using and i can give you instructions how to go this.

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    james kilgore Dec 10, 2007

    1st click start then go to and click control panel, click sounds and speech, then click sounds and audio devices, then click on hardware, the first thing on the list should be your teac dvd,cd rewriter, we will get to if it aint in a minute, if it is near the bottom right there are two choices trouble shoot and properties you can trouble shoot if you like just to see if its working properly which is a good idea, then click properties. which will tell you if it is working properly anyway in the first category which is general, at the bottom it should say use this device enable if not click the blue tab and turn it on that will fix the problem but if not and it is on, click properties and see if the digital setting is on if not turn it on if so turn it off your player might not have the drivers for digital play, well click on the driver at the top right this wikll tell you the driver date and so forth if no info you dont have the drivers, and will need to either put in the disk that came with the unit or down load them from the net the E mail address should be on the warrenty info. oh if the unit name isnt first on the list back where i said before you will have to go to device manager and add the component just click add drivere details and they should all be listed in the box if not try to up date the drivers with the click to that next one down and follow the instructions. you should get it operating with this info if not the thing is probably bad and you will need to replace it.

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    Kershy Kershaw Jan 04, 2013

    keeps saying incorrect funtion. any ideas please James.

  • bolognasandwich Jan 05, 2013

    it usually gives this error code when the player will not play the selected format check the manual to see what formats the player will recognize then make sure that the player has the ability to do the function make sure that the jumper on the back of the unit are set correctly as slave or master



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