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My drive cannot detect dvd disc but can read and write cd

After i bought it, it works well but when i reformat my pc my drive is having difficulty in reading dvd disc and now it cannot completely read any dvd disc.

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  • Anonymous Oct 28, 2008

    MINE too, its a SAMSUNG WRITEMASTER. It can write and read any CD-ROM, games, songs, anything.. but when it comes to DVD, it cant read any.. not even movies, songs, games.. when i insert a DVD and open MYCOMPUTER, the DVD-ROM icon is just the SAME, and it doesnt AUTOPLAY, and when i double click it, it just says NO DISK or please insert disk, or nothing at all


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    my combo didn't detect any blank dvd

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Check device manager in control panel under hardware to see if you have a problem with anything (a big yellow check). The most likely casue is that your DVD burning software (not the microsoft programs) did not install properly. Find out the exact info about yours by downloading a freeware program called Belarc Advisor (Googe it), Oddly enough, you don't need drivers for the CD/DVD drives. They aren't even recognized unless you have a non-microsoft burning program. After you find out what burning software you have-- you have to seek a download at the computer manufacturer's website, if it came with the computer, as it may be a special program not related to the burning software if you purchased from the software manufacturer---go to their website for downloads or upgrades,and that should get you going.

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