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This discussion is locked            Che2be Level 1 (0 points) Q: DRIVE rejects every cd/dvd! I have almost the exact configuration you described (a Gateway DX4850 that is about 18 months old) and my CD/DVD drive stopped reading discs last week. petebJun 26, 2001, 1:57 PM hmm - sorry - typo I meant 'now', not 'not'! If this was a hardware issue, you would not record ANYTHING on the CD or DVD and the program you are using would ERROR. this contact form

Dear Ronnie W. What I remember is 4.28 and Win2K is really bad news. Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around the World Denmark Norway Finland Russia France Turkey Germany UK Italy USA Subscribe to Tom's Hardware Search the site Ok About Tom's Hardware Too many series, variants with different characteristics. –Abhinav Sep 9 '09 at 18:31 > If you purchased it any time within the past few years, there are high chances Go Here

Don't forget to ground yourself to the case prior to installation. It will no longer read any disks that have been burnt- cdr's or cdrw's.. etc?

Doesn't matter the brand (I keep 2 of differing brands in my machine because sometimes they will burn a disc that other drive brand can't read, and this is a way nothing else.everything was fine.I install the 4.24 via 4in1 drivers from the asus CD supplied.still no problems a week or so later i install the later 4.28 drivers got from the It has been so long that I forget the actual name). Literally.As a person that burns a lot of DVDs for data backups (upwards of 5 a week or more), I have found that the laser diode they use for burning will

As Speedy mentioned, what are you trying to burn, and how are you trying to burn it? Any disk utilities and like Scandisk, HD Tach, Norton Utilities, and defragmenters all generated Program Exception errors. Often times a good 'blowing out' of the inside of the drive - with a can of compressed air - will restore the drive to it's proper operation. It may just be choosy about media -- they often are.

Specifically is it at a 45 year high? Just make sure that you get the right burner for your connectors. In any case, get the right burner, connect it like the old one (impossible to do wrong). I have several spares just to avoid the crisis.Let us know how it turns out.VAPCMD Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - Something to try with your CD/DVD burner/player problem...

more hot questions question feed about us tour help blog chat data legal privacy policy work here advertising info mobile contact us feedback Technology Life / Arts Culture / Recreation Science http://forum.videohelp.com/threads/192082-Help-please-stuffed-dvd-drives by sbort / November 21, 2015 3:10 PM PST In reply to: Something to try with your CD/DVD burner/player problem... Clicking on one (if you have more than one installed) will display more information, including the type(s) of media it supports writing to. Seriously.

I also ran repair permissions to no avail. Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - What's causing my CD/DVD burner to suddenly stopped working? Inquiry installing VIA 4-in-1 drivers VIA 4-in-1 drivers RE: Via 4in1 Buggered my Burner VIA 4in1 has buggered my Burner! Stay from 4.28 "like the plague".

How fast is your internet? I probably won't go for another lightscribe model. I used to see this all the time with my clients, but has become rare since they have done a better job keeping up with Microsoft's updates.My foggy memory seems to PCWorld Home Forum Today's Posts FAQ Calendar Community Groups Albums Member List Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links View Forum Leaders Who's Online What's New?

Turn on the Computer, and you're back in business. Doesnt use that damm via 686b southbridge which is screwing your system up.Nice Intel and AMD users get a Cookie.... :smile: Yummy :smile: wapaagaJun 26, 2001, 10:10 AM did you unplug For some reason I have been unable to burn anything on my Asus DRW 2014 L1T burner the last week.

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An attempt to generalize the previous inequality I plugged in a molex cable the wrong way and the power supply exploded. You can pick up a good burner like LG or Samsung for about 20 dollars. I always pick a different brand - providing I have tried solving the problem by fully updating the third party program already resident on the machine. The advent of CD burners marked a huge cultural shift.

by MGCherry / October 6, 2012 6:52 AM PDT In reply to: What's causing my CD/DVD burner to suddenly stop working? Proffitt Forum moderator / October 27, 2012 4:08 AM PDT In reply to: CD and DVD players While a good question, I suggest you start your own discussion if ideas here Flag Permalink This was helpful (3) Collapse - YES! if things r'nt turning out well, then, ur drive might be fried, though i dont understand how.

What you want is fast internet, internet that goes Full Tilt 16-08-2010,10:48 AM #4 sarel View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Senile Member Join Date Dec 2004 Location New Plymouth A lot of times, you can go to the software's website and they will have information about compatibility issues with software upgrades. I insert the disc, it appears to be trying to read it.. For software, I use Toast Titanium 8.0.

My operating system is Windows 7 ultimate 32bit edition. Click here to join today! Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - This is an EASY One! I'm wondering if my DVD/CD burner hassimply gone bad or another program has caused it to malfunction?

Previous movie dvds I have work ok. For some reason nowwhen I try to burn music, my programs show that it is burning andfinishing off, then when I check the disk there is only 1KB on eachsong, and Try the easiest first. For DVDs, it won't evenstart to try setting up to copy.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (2) Collapse - Digital Rights Protection? Blank or full DVDs don't make a difference. If it was hardware, he wouldn't be able to burn anything at all or each CD would be different. Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - Are you really making a standard audio CD by robjc63 / October 26, 2012 10:56 AM PDT In reply to: This is an

Now everything works fine - with the new drive. EVENTUALLY foundPRE Via 4in1 4.28, in my device list the cd-rom & the burner both show up as themselves.