Question about Dell Dimension 5100 (D51L1) PC Desktop

1 Answer

Have new dell studio touchscreen desktop and cd won't come out of burner. have not had problem with other cds. just this one. computer not even recognizing that there is a cd in there.

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Sergeant:

    An expert that has over 500 points.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 20 times.

  • Expert
  • 148 Answers

Look for a tiny hole located in the front of the rom drive.
Bend a paperclip straight as possible.
stick it in the hole and push slowly.
This is a manual (Mechanical) eject hole.

If you are satisfied with my answer, be sure to click on the "Thumbs-Up". If you have further questions, please feel free to ask them. Thanks for using our service!

Posted on May 11, 2010

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

My burner won't burn in my dell Studio 1537


Inside the DVD drive is a laser optical eye. This eye get's dirty.

Suggest remove ALL power, then open DVD drive tray. Use a can of compressed air for computers to clean, and aim down towards the bottom of the tray.
(Remove AC adapter {Charger}, and Battery)

Disk cleaners have the tendency to wipe the 'gunk' off, then wipe it back on.

Also make sure you still have burner software. Nothing like going to use the DVD burner one day, only to find the Nero burner software was just a trial.

http://infrarecorder.org/

http://infrarecorder.org/?page_id=4

http://infrarecorder.org/images/screenshot_main.png

It's FREE, and NOT a trial.

Plus a DVD drive is mechanical. Wears out over time. Has a 'Life Cycle'.

http://www.laptopdvdrw.com/dell-studio-1537-slot-cd-dvd-rw-burner-drive-p-37670.html

Just an example. You may find a better price from another reputable dealer.

The DVD drive is held in with ONE screw,

Dell Support > Studio 1537 Notebook PC > Main Support page,

http://www.dell.com/support/troubleshooting/us/en/19/Product/studio-1537

Dell Support > Studio 1537 Notebook PC > Service Manual >

Click on Manuals & Documentation > Dell Studio 1535 / 1536 / 1537 Service Manual (1103KB)

For additional questions please post in a Comment.
Regards,
joecoolvette

Nov 25, 2012 | Dell Studio 1537-USE042ST Laptop...

1 Answer

Cd player won't rip certain cds


"Quality" of the CD's has a lot to do with it. The lower the quality, the more likely better CD burners won't acknowledge them.

Sep 11, 2012 | E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC

1 Answer

I have the hp inspiron 531s.Can i burn cd or dvd??


Yes your computer has a DVD writer... It should have the software to burn DVDs and CDs


The Dell Inspiron 531 is a desktop personal computer with a Microsoft Windows operating system. An Inspiron equipped with a CD burner can be used to record audio discs using Windows Media Player, which comes installed on the Inspiron as a standard part of the software package Dell loads onto its computers. Blank, recordable discs and pre-recorded audio CDs are the only supplies needed for the project.


Read more: How to Burn Audio CDs With Dell Inspiron 531 ' eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/how_6210098_burn-cds-dell-inspiron-531.html#ixzz1XyrRh8L7

Sep 15, 2011 | Dell Inspiron 531s Desktop Computer

1 Answer

How do I install software on my GT5404 Gateway desktop computer to burn music to blank cd?


Hi cbenn, Below are some links to free Open Source software for burning CDs. Click on the link and follow the install instructions. Hope this helps you.

Dec 29, 2010 | Gateway GT5404 PC Desktop

1 Answer

I have a Sony Vaio desktop with XP. My DVD-CD


Have you tried burning a CD in the new drive? Because the drive is a DVD it will always be recognised as a DVD, but should work perfectly well with CDs both playing and recording.

Nov 07, 2009 | Sony VAIO Digital Studio PCV-RS220 PC...

2 Answers

My dell 4700 cd burner will not work


You say it will not work
This could mean it won't open any CDs or it won't burn CDs
In either case, you best get a new CD burner. This one has gone bad on your.

Nov 06, 2009 | Dell Dimension 4700 PC Desktop

2 Answers

Can i burn dvds on my 2350 dell dimension computer if not what do i need


well if u have a dvd burner or a dvd writer installed on ur computer

then u will need to install softwares like NERO or ROXIO on ur computer

first chk, i thnk it mite be already installed on ur computer.

use them and u will be able to burn DVD's

Nov 02, 2009 | Dell Dimension 2350 PC Desktop

1 Answer

DVD/CD burner/player does not read, play or burn.


try this go to start-controll panel-system-hardware-device monitor and click the plus sighn by the cd/dvd if it is listed the dirve went bad if not 1 of 2 things will happen 1 right click and clock scan for hardware changes if it still dont reconize it than the drive is definitly bad you will need a new one.

Jun 29, 2009 | Dell Studio Slim-Tower Desktop Computer

1 Answer

Cd burner won't work.


Could be several things, try a different brand of cds. if that is a no go...try this, go into the device manager and click on DVD/CD-ROM drives and get your exact model of burner. then go to this page: http://support.dell.com/support/downloads/driverslist.aspx?c=us&l=en&s=gen&ServiceTag=&SystemID=INSP_DSKTP_D531S&os=WLH&osl=en&catid=&impid= and find that one and download and install the drivers. also looking for firmware updates and Urgent updates.
It isn't that bad to do...good luck hope this helped,, please leave a rating.

May 02, 2009 | Dell Inspiron 531s Desktop Computer

1 Answer

My windows media player wont burn cds no more


The free one with Dell does not burn CDs it only writes data..download a good free DVD burner like ImgBurn from CNET.com and save yourself some headaches.

Rate this solution

Mar 15, 2009 | Dell Dimension 3100 PC Desktop

Not finding what you are looking for?
Dell Dimension 5100 (D51L1) PC Desktop Logo

26 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Dell Computers & Internet Experts

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18389 Answers

Doctor PC
Doctor PC

Level 3 Expert

7733 Answers

mukhtar21 shaikh
mukhtar21 shaikh

Level 3 Expert

2017 Answers

Are you a Dell Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...