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CD / DVD Drive Mystery

whitelionel

FPCH New Member
Joined
Jul 1, 2007
Messages
1
#1
Hi, I've got a NEC DVD RW ND-2500A rewriter which has happily copied all cds and dvds I've thrown at it. But, it has stopped recognising DVDs, classes them as CDs. I have tried different DVD manufactures etc. but it does it with all of them. Along with that the icon has gone in the drive list and when you insert a cd or dvd it brings the drive up as the MMC/SD card drive. Tried the manufacturer and got nowhere. Ani ideas very gratefully recieved, thanks.
 

Jamey

FPCH Member
Joined
Jan 21, 2006
Messages
333
Location
Telford, UK
#2
Try using a CD/DVD cleaning kit, which will clean the lens of your drive internally. Otherwise, return the drive to where you bought it from for a replacement.
 

help4me

FPCH Long Term Member
Joined
Dec 13, 2007
Messages
395
Location
USA
PC Experience
Some Experience
#3
Another post from awhile back....

Another possibility is to check for firmware updates on the drive as well as driver updates for the motherboard.