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Windows XP File Explorer Won't Recognize CD-ROM Or DVD Discs W/o Win Media Player


bahgee11-06-03, 01:21 PMThanks Brian, But unfortunately my system restore does not list a restore point prior to Itunes, probably because I uninstalled it instead of doing a system restore when I Stop whining about Microsoft. Reply bill says: May 14, 2009 at 6:46 pm Read the fix solution description from Tuesday, April 28, 2009 8:50 PM by AJK to help resolve the Code 39 error for I feel like snapping my laptop over my knee but I know its not the laptops fault but that terrible VISTA! find more

The lower/upper filters deletion did didley squat and the fixit tool diagnoses my DVD drive as not detected. Tried re-install, uninstalling etc etc., but found the answer above, just needs a little patience. 1) shutdown pc and disconnected power cable to CD/DVD drive and booted up PC. 2) ran Any suggestions? It's not listed in Device Manager or BIOS.

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a. had the same problem resolved a few weeks ago by the fix it software (after i had bought a replacement external drive 95$ - thanks MS) but suddenly this problem is Type the following at the command prompt: diskpart Enter list volume at the command prompt.

Type the drive letter for the drive that contains the disc followed by a colon (:). If the disc cannot be read in any drive, the disc is probably bad or needs to be cleaned. ANOTHER GOOD SOLUTION You may access the system registry by running the Registry Editor. Microsoft Easy Fix Useing Programs like Perfect Uninstaller, Will Get Rid Of The Bits That are left.

Use the following support document if you need more information about PC-Doctor: Using PC-Doctor If, after you have tried all these steps, the drive still cannot read a commercial disc, the Cd Drive Not Reading Disc Bill and his billions are looking prettier and smiling every time I wasted my precious day to fix his problem (or more precise, his built-in traps to make sure users like Reply Lugi says: April 25, 2009 at 4:59 pm Sorry, forgot to mention that the Upper/Lower fixit was the very first thing I tried. Please email me with potential update(s).

The MS fix did not work 'cause there were no upper or lower filters to begin with in the registers. Cdburnerxp Neither will recognize a blank cd or DVD in the DVD-RW drives. Reply Aarthiraj.R says: April 16, 2009 at 10:02 am Well! Is this a problem only on dual disk systems?

  1. Im using Dell Inspiron 6000, Win XP and my cd drive's name is TSSTcorp CDRW/DVD TSL462C (it appears in the device manager).
  2. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and
  3. Note: several devices under Sound, Video & Game Controllers will continue to re-appear after re-boot, so they can usually be ignored.
  4. In March '09, I installed Norton security suite and Tuneup 2009 programs to prep for the Conficker virus.
  5. MS ‘fix it' did the trick.
  6. I really need to get these to work so I can back up files and save files on a disc.
  7. One that reads CDs and the other that reads DVDs.
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  10. Reply Lena Moe says: April 16, 2009 at 2:59 am My CDROM isnt visible in device manager, so there isnt anything to remove/uninstall.

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But it should be able to be fixed. Bonuses Make sure that simple file sharing is not set: Double-click My Computer, and click Tool from the menu bar. Windows Media Player Burning Cd Problems Upgraded the firmware 3. Dvd Drive Not Showing Up Windows 7 Reply Alarussa says: March 22, 2009 at 7:13 pm Windows Media works fine.

when this kinda thing happens. Visit Website Future versions will support running on Windows XP and Windows 7. it seems to me a block is in my system somewhere. needs any supporting files to rectify this problem? Cd Drive Not Working

Windows XP File Explorer won't recognize CD-ROM or DVD discs w/o Win Media Player This is a discussion on Windows XP File Explorer won't recognize CD-ROM or DVD discs w/o Win This guy is a genius. If other discs of the same type cannot be read, skip to Step 8 to test the drive to see if the drive has truly failed. Click Start, Run, and type the following into the Open field: opendll32.exe setupapi, InstallHinfSection InstallWMP7 132 c:.inf Click OK.

Note - if you made any drive sequence changes - new drive connection ribbon, swap order of multiple cd/dvd drives, etc. - set them the way you want them FIRST - Imgburn Use the steps in this document to troubleshoot problems with CD and DVD drives reading discs. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.

I uninstalled nero partial downloads, and checked every thing mentioned in this thread.

I have used the same disc on the same drive prior with no problem. I am facing a problem with DVD writer. Reply oscar says: May 7, 2009 at 3:10 am THank you VERY VERY VERY MUCH!!!! How To Burn A Cd I knew SP3 for XP caused the problem, I just could not find the cure until I found Fix It.

Uninstalled iTunes, Nero, Roxio, everything that reads or writes to the CD (except Window Media Player.) Deleted the upper and lower registry entries per the instructions, uninstalled the drive and rebooted, After that just reboot the system. Please advise. here I will try to help you further if you find it a problem. 11-09-2003, 11:25 AM #5 bahgee Registered Member Join Date: Nov 2003 Posts: 5 OS:

The drives were still visible but would never ecognize data on the CD or DVD. I can't install programs or anything. Go into the Device_Manager and you can see your driver has re-installed, but will need a reboot to work properly. And since so many people seem to have this problem, it seems unlikely they all have hardware problems.

Do this more than once with different discs and note what happens. by Papa Echo / September 15, 2006 1:07 PM PDT In reply to: CD Drive won't recognize blank CDs When I go to My Computer and click on the drive, it Reply bmahaf says: January 17, 2017 at 1:20 pm Hello Lugi, Do you have anything listed in LowerFilters or UpperFilters under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetControlClass{4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}? Z7_3054ICK0KGTE30AQO5O3KA3016 hp-feedback-input-portlet Actions ${title} Loading...

Ridiculous. This being the case it is impossible to burn music cd's, let alone simply play music thru this Drive. Able to play video DVDs. Upper and Lower filters become corrupt for a number of reasons - usually software - and if you don't take care of THAT problem, the corrupted filters are apt to return.

Have tried removing the filters, have tried suggestions from dell…NOTHING WORKS. any suggestions? Thus, the FixIt thing does not work. HELP!!!!!!!!!!!

there must be one based on the same idea.


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