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Gateway 5200XL dvd-rom sd-616E drive no longer recognized by computer. I do not have any disks associated with this computer.

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Reboot the computer and go into the BIOS, see if its recognized in there, if its not recognized then you'll need to turn the computer off and unseat and reseat the cable and the power connector to the dvd drive. Then turn on the computer again and go into the BIOS, if the dvd drive is still not recognzied then you'll need to replace the drive.

If the dvd drive is recognized in the BIOS and not in windows then you'll need to go into the system restore in windows and choose a date the last time the computer was working, it will restore your computer back to this date and reboot. At that point it should recognize your dvd drive. If it doesn't then your OS is corrupt and you'll need to wipe out the drive and restore your computer back to factory defaults.

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I have a dell dimension 8300 computer/ windows XP OS with a Samsung Sd 616e internal dvd Rom Drive. When I insert a dvd or CD nothing happens, except a whirring sound of continuous spinning. Also, when I...


make sure that the dvd burner is getting enough power test all leads that are attached to the dvd burner including electical extensions and make sure they have a secure connection or just replace them there might be bad/faulty or
your drivers may have been corrupted or you might have a virus run your antivrus program
you might have to physically unplug the leads for this cd/dvd burner then plug them back in or
you might have to uninstall then reinstall your DVD/CD or uninstall the driver then reinstall for this device
control panel admistrive tools,computer management,device manager scroll down cd dvd rom drives right click you can you can update driver,roll back driver,or select properties general troubleshoot, select driver click to reinstall drivers click update driver or uninstall then reinstall

if this does not fix the problem it might be a registry problem

Close all open programs

Click on Start, Run, and type regedit and press Enter
Click on the plus signs (+) next to the following folders

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE

SYSTEM

CurrentControlSet

Control

Class

{4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}

This folder is the DVD/CD-ROM Drive Class Description in the registry. Look for any of the following names in the right hand column.

Upper Filters

Lower Filters

Upper Filters.bak

Lower Filters.bak

If any of the above keys shown in step 4 are listed, right-click on them and choose Delete

After deleting the keys, close the registry editor
Reboot your computer

Open My Computer and check to see if your CD or DVD drives have returned. You may also want to open Device Manager and verify that the yellow exclamation and error code on the CD or DVD drive is gone.




hope this helps

Dec 06, 2010 | Samsung SD 616E (729507925578) Internal...

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I am trying to install windows 7. I get to the


try selecting custom installation instead of upgrade. if same error occur there's a problem in your windows 7 cd. some of the files inside is corrupted

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Media player says that it cant find the burner


I guess you have a Read-Only drive - ROM. You need a CD/DVD RW drive for burning.

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Samsung dvd-rom 616E won't play sounds


I decided to check to see which video player programs were already on my computer. I have a Dell, so there were several that came preinstalled.
Did I mention that Windows Update had installed several new fixes recently?
My toolbar no longer worked like it did last week, that was a clue.
2 of my programs were no longer in the programs list, Interplayer and Power DVD were missing.
I went to the Power DVD site and downloaded the latest update.
Now my DVD player works fine.
I don't know why RealPlayer or Media Player didn't work, even with the updates.
I don't care, as long as something works.
I could have tried Winamp too but Power DVD worked and I didn't try anything else after that.
It doesn't have to be a problem with the hardware, but could be the software.

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DVD/CD - RW Combo Drives


Any brand should work as long as you have the correct drivers.

Either IDE (internal) or USB (external) will work.

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Samsung SD 616E Internal DVD


mmm! thats very strange! your drive could be damaged internally or have you checked all internal connections Ie: checked that the IDE or Sata cables are connected, By the way i will only recommend you do this if your technically minded.

you can do one of the following

1, have your system checked fully by a local engineer or
2, buy a new Drive if all other parts of your system is working

Dvd-roms / recorders are cheap enough now just to throw away and replace.

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Samsung SD 616E Internal DVD not working


I have the same problem, wont read anything in the drive. It is a master and there is no slave dirve so its not that, jumpers etc checked, drivers, cables. Just wont work.

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Samsung DVD-ROM SD 616E won't open!


hi joe your dvd rom is stuck for some reason it's definately not software all cd/dvd drive got a little hole in the front for an emergency and it looks like you gonna need to use that to force the drive open all you need is a paper clip or a really small screwdriver put it in the little hole and push your drive should open. i would just replace it as the are going really cheap hope i was of some kind of help to you regards

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Unable to read some of the DVDs......


It's possible that the drive has died. CD and DVD drives are notorious for short lives but then I've seen some last 5 years. The lens could be dirty, just a small piece of lint is enough to cause hassles. Try using a Lens cleaner, available from all good audio shops. Some machines don't like +R disks and a firmware upgrade is needed. I've done many Liteon Drives with terrific results but if the manufacturer hasn't put one out then you're lost. It's possible you've used the wrong upgrade to fix your problem. With the prices of drives today it's sometimes cheaper to replace it. Believe me they can die quickly, my record is a week from brand new to unuseable and that was a Sony. BMW

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