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Imy burner will burn if I go into MY COMPUTER than into MY E drive but the auto burn will not work. I do have 1dvd click and ashampoo on the computer as well, but when I put a disc into the computer it will not automtically work. I was wondering if the above programs are stopping the auto play on it or what? The burner works fine if I go to the E drive and install o burn it that way, is there some kind of a setting or something that went out of wack??
I Dont Think Anyone Gets An Installation Disc With A ROM Wierd..........
Anyway U Should Just Plug It In (The Drive) And It Should Plug and Play Function. If You Are Running Vista or XP
OtherWise If A box Appears That Cannot Locate Driver Or Insert Installation Disc Like In Vista Just Browse My Computer From There and Put This Address to Search - YOur Win Drive
ex -: C:/Windows And Search All Drivers Should Get Installed IF This Doesnt Work Just Comment Or If U Dnt Understand Just Comment On This I Have Some More Solutions...................................................................
In these drives there are two lasers and two pick-up sensors. Normally in a combined head. One set is used for the DVD and the other is used for the CD. From you description it sounds like the optical sensor for the CD laser has expired! When you place a CD into the drive a small amount of information is read by the drive that identifies the disc type, manufacturer, it's status, capacity etc. If the drive cannot read this then it thinks nothing is present.
If you insert a disc does the LED on the front the the unit flash a few times while it spins the disc. Does it do this repeatedly? If it fails to read the disc does the LED stop blinking and the drive no longer spins the disc? If this is the case then your drive may indeed be faulty.
is your hard drive the master on the primary cable? You shouldn't need a digital audio cable unless you want digital audio. Are you using Nero software witht he drive? may have to re-install the software, or better, uninstall it, clear the registry with CCleaner (free download on the web) and then try a fresh install.
Harry, two possibilities that are immediately apparent. One, the lens on the drive is dirty. Stop by a department store and buy a CD/DVD laser lens cleaner CD and put it in the drive several times, making sure that it tries to read it each time. This can brush away the debris on the lens and it may work again. Two, the drive motor or lens assembly (that moves) has failed. My experience is that these drives have a 2-3 year life span. Luckily, they are now bargain-priced and you can pick them up at your local discount store and replace them yourself.
CDROM CAN NOT READ CD'S
Try cleaning the lens using a high grade CD Lens Cleaner. Sony\ACER\BENQ Lens Drives are notorious when it comes to
Hope this helps
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demand a replacement or a refund! You may have purchased a reconditioned\repaired\factory defect product.