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pc wont recognise when disc inserted

mamayoda

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back of beyond, uk
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my disk drive is a little temperamental bt now when i put a blank dvd or cd in i no longer get the popup asking what i want to do. it was fine the other day now i cant burn anything!!
 

Goku

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Glad you got it resolved Mamayoda. And thanks for posting the solution as it may come in useful for someone with a similar problem. :)

-- Goku
 

mamayoda

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was a rather short lived solution im afraid as its knackered again tut any ideas would b most appreciated
:confused::confused::confused:
 

Goku

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No worries Mama. We are here to help. :)

Please download the attached archive and extract it. If you are unsure on how to open the archive, use the instructions from here and continue. After you have extracted the archive, you should obtain a file labeled Fix CD Drive.reg. Double-click on the file and you will be asked whether you want to import the information into the registry or not. Answer Yes to the prompt and sometime later another dialog box will pop up informing you that the operation was successful. After you have done the above, reboot your computer. You should now be able to access and use your CD drive.

Fix CD Drive.zip

Note: Using the above registry fix might cause some programs to dysfunction or work incorrectly. In that case, please reinstall the affected programs to resolve their respective errors.

Hope that helps.

-- Goku
 

mamayoda

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nope still doesnt work thanks anyway tho. Am beginning to think its something stupidly simple n maybe it just needs cleaning lol would ur average dvd lens cleaner work possibly?
 

Dalo Harkin

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Stockport near Manchester
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my disk drive is a little temperamental bt now when i put a blank dvd or cd in i no longer get the popup asking what i want to do. it was fine the other day now i cant burn anything!!

I guess that you are referring to autoplay - if you right click on the drive in my computer and then properties there is a tab called autoplay - and you can set your options there.
As for the burning - what software are you using?
 

mamayoda

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thanks 4 all help folks ended up taking it back to shop as nothing i tried worked n as its still under warranty i thought i may as well let them c 2 it...turns out dvdrw was knackered failed both the read and write tests so they installed a new 1...JOB DONE!! thanks again all
 
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