Question about Pioneer DVR-107D DVD±RW Burner
There are several reasons for your dvd writer being stopped working. It could be your Laptop or it could be the Dvd writer itself. So let's try some troubleshooting measures to find out the root of the problem.
*[Requirements; one extra working ata/ide dvd writer; another laptop with ata/ide connector for cd/dvd writer; soft brush, alcohol/acetone/spirit]*
First of all, let's get started with the Dvd writer; Remove the Dvd writer, clean the interfaces (connectors) using soft brush dipped in alcohol or spirit or acetone. Also clean the Ata connector on the Laptop. After they are dried, reinstall the Dvd writer on the slot and power on the Laptop and check if it's detected in the Bios or not. If it's detected, boot it into normal mode and check again. If you can see the drive in the My Computer, then you need to check whether it's reading cds/dvds or not. If it's not, then you need to try different cds/dvds and make sure any cd or dvd is working or not. In case none is read, switch off the Laptop and remove the dvd writer, now install it on the other laptop. (if you don't have another laptop with ide/ata connector for cd/dvd rom, you will not be able to perform this). No positive effect?, your only option in to replace it.
Doesn't the Bios detect the Drive? then install it directly on the other laptop, if its detected there and works well, then the problem is with the interface on the Laptop which you'll need to take it to a service center.
Now let's check the system. It'd be better if you had mentioned the operating system installed on your system. Many Windows 7 users are facing this problem because of Raid driver problem, as we know many hardwares and softwares aren't compatible with windows 7. In this case, the Bios will not detect the Cd/Dvd rom and when the computer is booted, it'll not show up on the My Computer or In the Device Manager.
Well, you might get confused, let me wind up here for now. Please let me know when you are done with the above mentioned instruction and if the problem persists and your system has windows 7 installed on it, let me know so that I can help you check the Raid settings and Drivers' signing problem.
Thanks for using FixYa.
Posted on Jul 08, 2010
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.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Dec 27, 2008 | Toshiba Satellite A205-S4617 Notebook
Nov 09, 2008 | HP Pavilion dv6000z Notebook
Oct 30, 2008 | Pioneer DVR-107D DVD±RW Burner
Aug 06, 2008 | Pioneer DVR-107D DVD±RW Burner
Jul 31, 2008 | Toshiba Satellite P105-S9722 Notebook
May 24, 2008 | Computers & Internet
May 19, 2008 | Computers & Internet
May 29, 2017 | Computers & Internet
Nov 18, 2007 | Compaq Presario Notebook
Apr 29, 2017 | Pioneer DVR-107D DVD±RW Burner
Dec 14, 2009 | Pioneer DVR-107D DVD±RW Burner
84 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: