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Windows freezes when inserting a cd

When inserting a cd it looks like an attempt is made to read it but windows completely freezes and the only option is to power off. Any ideas?

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  • James Neale May 31, 2006

    I reinstalled the latest driver for this device and all appears to be working. I did this very recently but it must not have installed properly, either that or a newer driver has just been released.

    Anyway thanks very much for your help, much appreciated.

  • gemmzy Dec 10, 2007

    when i insert a blank cd the drive doesnt recognise it, if im in windows media player and i click burn it says please insert a lamk disc, or sumtimes it freezes and stops respondin, any help would be much apreciated thankyou

  • Anonymous Dec 30, 2007

    will not burn a cd. can play a cd & dvd but will not burn

  • jerry dela cruz Feb 08, 2008

    hi, i have an acer 5560 laptop (2006 april) installed with win xp, 512 mb ram. my problem is that whenever i insert ANY media into the slot of my dvd player (matshita UJ 845 S), it cant read it.

    please help

  • Anonymous May 20, 2008

    my nec 5520 hangs windows when I insert a dvd... if i eject drive windows will come back again. it shows dvd as empty even when a disc is inside.. it reads cd and burns dvds without any problems... thinking of buying a new dvd, seen many others with this type of problem but no solution to it...



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Same here doesnt work

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This solution HELP ME!!!! THanks

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I had this happen to me with corrupted CD's, or just old scratched ones. If it's not specific, but happens with every CD you put in, then try the following- right click my computer>properties>hardware>device manager>right click on your burner drive>properties> You'll find a troubleshooting option there, and if you click on the driver tab you can also update the driver or roll back to a former driver. Let us know it it worked out(use the comment option), if not we'll try figuring something out ;] Good luck

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I suggest to optimized your computer.
by defragmenting your hard drive

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Which OS do you run on your PC? Does it the first time to install this CD-ROM ? How many CD-ROM's or DVD players are installed in your PC ? Your answers will help to direct you to the solution.

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