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My sony dvd rw dru-190a Drive is not playing DVDs but Cds run properly....But it will RW DVDs before few months effeciently...

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SOURCE: Sony DRU 710 not writing DVDs or CDs

as with all writers eventually they fault at the lens and it gets out of line and cannot read discs, you can try the usual thing of checking Sony for any firmware updates, but first:- Go to my computer>right click>hardware tab>device manager, then down list to cd/dvd drives and click '+' sign and highlight your writer, right click on it and select uninstall. Restart PC and it will be automatically re installed, try again and if no change you will need to replace the drive as they are cheaper nowadays

Posted on Jun 20, 2007

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SOURCE: Sony DRU-710A DVD±RW Dual Layer Burner?

First I need a little more info from you, what operating system are you using( windows XP,Windows Vista,Linux?) What software are you trying to burn the DVD with?
What Happens when You try to burn the DVD,Do you get errors or crash or what?
Let me know I can see what I can do to help
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Posted on Oct 13, 2008

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SOURCE: Certain DVD disc can able to openSONY DVD RW DRU-810A, But I am unable to open with SONY DVD RW DW G521A. Kindly advise me to further course of action.

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SOURCE: Can't write dvds

i have same problem. i tried to fix it myself but didnt work its the problem of dvd-writer no problem with software, i know becoz i took my friend's dvd-writer and its woking absolute fine, so better take it to some hardware repair shop.

Posted on Oct 02, 2009

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SOURCE: dvd not recognised but plays cd

check wheather it is a DVD-RW or just a CD-RW.

Posted on Oct 08, 2009

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Sony dvd dru-190a not able to read dvd's but reading cd's. Please help.


It sounds like the laser on your drive is gone. But there are a couple of things you can try first before buying a new one.

Uninstall the driver for it in Device Manager and let windows reinstall it automatically on reboot.
or use DriverEasy to install it > download here .
Uninstall and reinstall whatever burning software you use.

Take a look at this thread. Some of the tips there might apply to you.
http://www.techsupportforum.com/micr...ng-cd-rom.html

The drive I had trouble with back when I posted in July finally died a couple of weeks ago. CD's worked fine, just like you. All my good settings with Auto Run, etc, were still there. So I bought a new drive and I'm back in business.

Jun 11, 2011 | Sony 20x Dvd Rw +And -Dru-190a Burner

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Till last month the drive was working fine and BIOS was displaying the name and model no. properly. But from then the name and model no. is overwritten and the OS is not able to detect the drive and...


Try changing the data and/or power cable using with the optical drive. If after that the bios don't see your optical drive then also try reseting your bios, after those 2 checks if the optical drive remains undetected is fried, need to be replaced.

Mar 16, 2011 | Sony 20x Dvd Rw +And -Dru-190a Burner

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Dvd not recognised but plays cd


well, we experienced the same problem, have you tried cleaning on the lens, if you already tried doing it, try to upgrade its firmware, if this not work, buy a new one this time not a sony, tnx.

Oct 08, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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Dru-190a sony it takes 50-60 min to write


Just right click on my computer, go to properties> hardware> device manager> IDE ATA/ATAPI Controllers. there u will find several primary and secondary IDE Channels. Right click on first IDE channel and goto properties> Advanced settings, change transfer mode to "DMA if Available". Repeat it with all the channels. If problem still persists then uninstall the channel containing ur DVD Writer and restart your computer. It will detect new hardware as DVD Writer. Now if it is showing the transfer mode "DMA if Available" by default then your problem is solved.

Dec 27, 2008 | Sony 20x Dvd Rw +And -Dru-190a Burner

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My dvd writer DRU-190A takes 50-60 minutes for each dvd writing.


Just right click on my computer, go to properties> hardware> device manager> IDE ATA/ATAPI Controllers. there u will find several primary and secondary IDE Channels. Right click on first IDE channel and goto properties> Advanced settings, change transfer mode to "DMA if Available". Repeat it with all the channels. If problem still persists then uninstall the channel containing ur DVD Writer and restart your computer. It will detect new hardware as DVD Writer. Now if it is showing the transfer mode "DMA if Available" by default then your problem is solved.

Dec 27, 2008 | Sony 20x Dvd Rw +And -Dru-190a Burner

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Sony DRU-500A Won't read DVDs... at all.


INSTALL VISTA ANY WAY the problem is that windows can use the drive..
BOOT OF THE VISTA DISC

enter setup when the system boots up
go to booting options
and select the dvd rom as the first boot device
ensure the vista disc is in the drive
and save and exir setup
it will tell you to pree any key to boot from cd/dvd
and it will install vista without any hassle

Dec 21, 2007 | Sony DRU 500A DVD±RW Burner

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DRU-810A not booting bootable cds


check your boot order in your bios and set your cd drive to first boot

Nov 18, 2007 | Sony DRU-810A DVD RW Dual Layer Burner

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Sony DVD RW DRU-710A won't burn dvds


sounds exactly like my old dead drive. if it cant boot from a cd its likely a bad drive

Nov 02, 2007 | Sony DRU-810A DVD RW Dual Layer Burner

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Sony DRU 710 not writing DVDs or CDs


as with all writers eventually they fault at the lens and it gets out of line and cannot read discs, you can try the usual thing of checking Sony for any firmware updates, but first:- Go to my computer>right click>hardware tab>device manager, then down list to cd/dvd drives and click '+' sign and highlight your writer, right click on it and select uninstall. Restart PC and it will be automatically re installed, try again and if no change you will need to replace the drive as they are cheaper nowadays

Jun 20, 2007 | Sony DRU-710A DVD±RW Dual Layer...

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