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My computer opens Lite On 5236 (drive E:) yet sees nothing?

PowerDvd displays the error: "a disk with unsupported format on drive E:"
Drive E: is the correct drive letter for the Lite On 5236 combo drive.
powerDvd (and all other media programs) work(s) fine for all AV stored on HD.
5236 drive plays, AND autoplays, CD and data CD's fine; and burns fine Audio only of course).
These types of files also show up as "files currently on the CD" when viewed under "my computer." (XPpro/pentium/etc w/NO Other conflicts or issues).
The other drive (cd-rom) works fine for all media/data.
BUT a DVD shows no files at all...is this definitely a prob w/ the drive or could it be with the registry or...? I used autorun fix from MS and arrived at the following:
AutoFix [V5.2.3790.67]
Time [2007-11-16 14:16:43]
Microsoft Windows Version [5.1 (Service Pack 2) <2600>]
Test [The Shell Hardware Detection service is running.] - Instance [N/A]:
Result [AutoStart Setting]: OK
Result [The Shell Hardware Detection service is running.]: OK
Test [Policies] - Instance [E:\, Drive Type: 5]:
Result [HKCU\...\Policies!NoDrives]: OK {Absent}
Result [HKCU\...\Policies!NoDriveAutorun]: OK {Absent}
Result [HKCU\...\Policies!NoDriveTypeAutorun]: OK {Present}
Result [HKLM\...\Policies!NoDrives]: OK {Absent}
Result [HKLM\...\Policies!NoDriveAutorun]: OK {Absent}
Result [HKLM\...\Policies!NoDriveTypeAutorun]: OK {Absent}
Result [Driver level policies]: OK {
HKLM\...\Services\cdrom!Autorun (Present)
HKLM\...\Services\cdrom\Parameters!Autorun (Absent)
HKLM\System\CCS\Enum\...!AlwaysEnable (Absent)
HKLM\System\CCS\Enum\...!AlwaysDisable (Absent) }
Test [Drive Notification] - Instance [E:\, Drive Type: 5]:
Result [Legacy Notification]: Problems
Result [AutoPlay V2 Notification]: Problems {
Service (Silent)
Shell (Deaf) }
>> Repair << [Legacy AutoPlay Event]
Step: No steps to take.
Result: This AutoPlay setting cannot be fixed. Either the device is malfunctioning, or the wizard cannot determine the problem.
>> Repair << [Autoplay V2 Event]
Step: No steps to take.
Result: This AutoPlay setting cannot be fixed. Either the device is malfunctioning, or the wizard cannot determine the problem.
>> Required action: The wizard found problems but cannot fix them -> None
THANKS!
~jesse

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  • Anonymous Nov 19, 2007

    sure does...i just re-installed the update from the Lite-On website which didn't seem to do anything, and of course i've already removed and reinstalled this component a couple times...

    thanks.

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