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Drive does not recognize inserted disks

Thinkpad T61p with Vista Ultimate will most often not recognize a CD, usually prompts to format the blank disk - only it is not a blank disk it is a valid data CD. Drive is a DVD-R ATA and I am using the standard Windows driver dated 6/21/06 version 6.0.6000.16386. If I run the drive troubleshooter from Lenovo from it will magically start working again. Even rebooting will not get it to work so if I don't have internet access to get to the troubleshooter I am out of luck

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  • Anonymous Jan 09, 2008

    Hey I Have The Same ProB
    I Use ASUS DVD RAM LIGHTSCRIBE And run vista ultimate

    The Drive Or OS Does Not Read Disc
    It Says Prepare Blank Disc
    This Is Really A Big ProBLEM IM SURE THAT THERE IS NOTHIN WRONG WITH OUR DRIVES .............................................................................................................



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You Have Got to Go to or

And Search For AutorunGUI.dll And CDROM.SYS
Download And Copy The AutorunGUI to Windows Drive System 32 Folder

And The Other to System32 Drivers Folder


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