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Expand» Details Details Existing questions More Tell us some more Upload in Progress Upload failed. Laptop Freak July 1, 2008 | Tyrone Jordan, My Toshiba A215-56804 laptop has a problem with the dvd-rw drive. Reports: · Posted 5 years ago Top sarajohnson125 Posts: 21 This post has been reported. Tyrone Jordan July 1, 2008 | My Toshiba A215-56804 laptop has a problem with the dvd-rw drive. http://haiteq.com/dell-inspiron/dell-inspiron-1501-fan-not-working.php

Any help would be greatly appreciated!!!! Look for the Drives section in the BIOS Setup menu and see if the CD/DVD Drive is listed. It has DVD-RW drive. My warrenty is long gone and DELL won't even glance at me because of it. http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/disk-drives/f/3534/t/18706446

I uninstalled and reinstalled cyberlink - this covers the dvd and made microsoft windows Media player 11 default player - this covers the audio…. and opens autoplay the way it would open if u insert a blank cd. when i put a CD in it it shows "702mb free or 702mb" and when it comes to DVD some time it plays it without any problem some time show empty Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.

You can only upload photos smaller than 5 MB. Powered by Volunteers. Sign in Transcript Statistics 36,547 views 45 Like this video? You must make sure that you are in the appropriate registry subkey before modifying the UpperFilters and the LowerFilters values.

Now im getting the same thing as I was with the cd drive from the other laptop. Surface pro vs macbook pro which is best? Even using the "paper clip" trick I often cannot open it. Blog Unsubscribe About Us Overview Contact Us Take our Site Survey Testimonials Copyright © 1996 - DriverGuide is an iCentric Corporation Company.

Working... i tried the readyness updater installer tool too. It will play DVD's and will Play Audio CD's. I should know I shut down production globally when I found it testing their computers.

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  • Then sometime it stopped reading "program" discs to download something. (I'd have to copy it on wife's laptop with XP to a USB stick and then download to mine) Then I
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  • You'll find an entry for the CD/DVD drive in there.
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  • amy July 14, 2008 | please help me!…my laptop stop reading any cd/dvd.i can't even hear the system running as it should when inserting any cd/dvd to the laptop.yet the light
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I'm not sure about your model, but on some inspirons, the drive just slides out making replacement easy EDIT: found this video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oAUOW3mxxPE Mike Reports: · Posted 5 years ago Top see this here I also know it's not the drivers because I've checked them several times. I published your question here: Laptop stopped reading CDs and DVDs Sandra April 15, 2009 | I have an HP Paviion dv5000 and I'm having trouble with the cd/dvd rom. The problem is when I open up my computer it doesn't even show up as being on the system anymore.

Can you please help? Get More Info Advertisement Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Windows Vista > Home Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Members Members Quick Links Notable Members Current Visitors Recent All works well then one day normally after M/Soft has installed an update no CD/DVD drive... Thankfully I bought a protection plan and will update once I can get to the store (probably Tues).

XP is previous hate, and is retired. Insert the DELL "Resource CD" into the CD-ROM drive. If not then there is a hardware fault. http://haiteq.com/dell-inspiron/dell-inspiron-1501-screensaver-not-working.php Q: How do you know Dell Management is lying to you?

User Account Control permission If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type your password, or click Continue. 2. It won’t read dvd+/-r discs. I have tried multiple cds and winamp and yahoo music jukebox with the same result.

When I insert a CD or DVD my CD driver doesn't recognize anything!

Unrelated Stupid Stuff NON-DELL ZONE!!!!! Sign in to make your opinion count. If your CD/DVD drive disappeared from My Computer but you still can see it in the device manager, you can use this method posted on Microsoft site: To resolve this problem, Reply With Quote 03-04-200906:37 PM #9 richsufan Member Join Date Sep 2008 Posts 12 Points 0 If you could tell me how to check the cd drive, I will do it.

Free Computer Help. All rights reserved. also download this http://download.cnet.com/VLC-M.....67151.html temporary to see if you have a software problem, is the same happening for music & film ? this page when a put a disk in (CD or DVD) the light turns on, the drive makes a whirling sound, and after awhile it'll spit the disk out.

Any ideas? Windows cannot load the device driver for this hardware. Follow 2 answers 2 Report Abuse Are you sure you want to delete this answer? I was trying to rip or even play some cds and it wont work.

Vista is a a recommendations more suitable OS than XP. That indicates a problem with the drive. Not only does my DVD-RW drive not work; the computer doesn't even recognize that it's there.