I recently had to have my mother board and some other parts replaced in my system now after getting it back when i try and burn a dvd or just simply use my combo(it won't even read a disk that i put in,it actually doesn't even show that i have a disk in) the light flashes on the face of the drive but it keeps telling me drive not ready when i try and just simply burn an audio cd, did they mess something up or is it something i have to do? It was working fine before they put the new parts in!
First I would call the company that did the work
I would hope they would stand behind what they have or have not done
With what you are saying my first thought would be to open up the computer and make sure the IDE cables from the DVD drive are connected, first to the drive, then to th motherboard
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make sure that the cdrw/dvd is getting enough power test all leads that are attached to the cdrw/dvd including electical extensions and make sure they have a secure connection or just replace them there might bebad/faulty orthe drivers may have been corrupted or you might have a virus run your antivrus programyou might have to physically unplug the leads for this cd/dvd burner then plug them back in this should activate the found new hardware wizard oryou might have to uninstall then reinstall your DVD/CD or uninstall the driver then reinstall for this device Click start control panel administrive tools,computer management,device manager scroll down cd-dvd rom drives you might see a yellow question mark ? right click you will have options to 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 if you cant see your disk drive in windows explorer Close all open programs
Click on Start, Run, and typeregedit and press Enter Click on the plus signs (+) next to the following folders
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.
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
control panel admistrive tools,computer management,device manager scroll down cd/dvd drives you should see a yellow question mark? right click to reinstall drivers or right click select enable or properties then general to troubleshoot or region select 4 you might uninstall reboot then reinstall hope this helps
Assuming you have tried different makes of cd or dvd disks, it's a classic drive failure problem where the laser can no longer burn or read dvd's, but may still be able to read cd's only.
You will have to replace the drive, they are quite inexpensive, and very easy to fit.
Depend on what you have in your system already.
If your are replacing and existing drive simply remove it, and replace on the same IDE cable making sure the jumper is set to slave.
Assuming you have one drive to the 0-IDE connector and the other connector is is to existing CD
and this new drive is to be a second one.
You will need another IDE ribbon cable.
Set the drive to Master- connect the cale.
position and fix the drive and plug the other end on the cable to the second IDE connector [Drive 01]
See you mother board manual - connected a spere power connector.
1. uninstall dvd/cd using device manager
reboot and winxp will reinstall driver
2. go to my computer / dvd drive / right click / properties / hardware - roll back or update & properties - enable digital cd audio / recording - enable cd recording
3. do system restore
start / all programs / accessories / system tools / system restore
4. do full system recovery - us windows xp OS