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Dell dimension E310 DVD ROM does not recognize DVD

I know that the product below says i have a 4600 pc desktop. I really have a dell dimension E310. That was not an option on your list.

My DVD will not recognize a DVD or PC/DVD game software. It runs standard software and music CDs but when a DVD movie or software is inserted it says "no dvd". I cannot run the DVD manually or automatically. I reinstalled powerDVD and still have the same result. My Driver is: TSST corp CDRWDVD TS-H492c. What can I do?

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  • dougmiller Dec 18, 2007

    Thanks for your input but the Player is a DVD Rom player with CD RW. It just doen not recognize the DVD

  • chefgka2 Jan 09, 2008

    My DVD cd-rom player keeps saying no disk inserted, what can I do???and yes I did put a disk in.

  • Anonymous Jan 24, 2008

    What kind of DVD player should be put in?

  • lilbitofire Sep 01, 2008

    Dvd/Cd Drive never Recognizes any discs and does not burn cd or dvd's

  • Anonymous Sep 30, 2008

    piece of ****

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Hi

From the driver, it looks like it is a dvd reader.

Try to delete the filters from the registry by performing the following steps.

If u have win XP, click start and then click run and then type 'regedit' and then hit ok.

If u have win Vista, click start and then type 'regedit' in t he Start Search field and then hit enter.
Once you get the registry editor screen, click on the + sign next to computer and then + next to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHIINE and then + next to CURRENTCONTROLSET and then + next to CONTROL and then + next to CLASS.

Under Class, you will find a lot of folder in sequence with numbers and letters.
This time click on the folder itself and on the right side of the screen, u will find some entries.
Pls look for either 'Upper Filters' or Lower Filters' and right click on them and delete them.
Close registry editor and restart the computer. After restart, the dvd's should get detected.

If this doesnt work, then download the original drivers or any updates from the manufacturers website,

Posted on Feb 05, 2008

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Don't delete "Upper Filters" or "Lower Filters" from registry. Otherwise you may lose the connection to keyboard and mouse.

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It may not be a DVD Player, sounds like just a CD rom, you can ge a DVD player and put it in.

Posted on Dec 18, 2007

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