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Phantom_Savage

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Problem With My CD-Writer/DVD-Rom Drive.
« on: September 14, 2005, 11:29:53 PM »
I can play DVD's & burn stuff on there, but when I put another disc in there, like a CD-R with files it takes forever to read it & when it does, it reads it as an empty disc & you see nothing in there. Though I can still see what's in that disc when I pop it in another computer. I can still burn files, but when it's done, I eject it & put it back in so it can read it, yet it I still get the same crap.

It's a HL-DT-ST RW/DVD GCC-4481B.

dl65

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    Re: Problem With My CD-Writer/DVD-Rom Drive.
    « Reply #1 on: September 15, 2005, 12:15:49 AM »
    Phantom_Savage....So lets get this straight ....it will play dvds and burn dvds , but it wont read or write a cd ........is that correct ?  Are you able to play a music cd in it ?
    What operating system are you using ?
    Is this dvd drive in a Dell by any chance ?

    let us know

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    Phantom_Savage

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    Re: Problem With My CD-Writer/DVD-Rom Drive.
    « Reply #2 on: September 15, 2005, 12:30:07 AM »
    I can't burn DVD's since it's not a DVD burner, I can burn CD's.

    Here's another person who has the same problem, hopefully it'll give more detail since I'm not good at explaining.

    Also I'm using a Compaq.

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      Re: Problem With My CD-Writer/DVD-Rom Drive.
      « Reply #3 on: September 15, 2005, 12:38:40 AM »
      Phantom_Savage...... Has it ever played cds ok ?
      How old is the drive?
      What O/S are you using ?

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        Re: Problem With My CD-Writer/DVD-Rom Drive.
        « Reply #4 on: September 15, 2005, 12:45:46 AM »
        Phantom_Savage
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        Question ...is this post refering to the same thing as this one ?

        dl65  ::)
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        Re: Problem With My CD-Writer/DVD-Rom Drive.
        « Reply #5 on: September 17, 2005, 12:39:25 AM »
        No it's not referring to the same, I'm having a CD-RW/DVD-ROM problem on this computer, & I'm having video software problems on the other.

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        Phantom_Savage...... Has it ever played cds ok ?
        How old is the drive?
        What O/S are you using ?

        dl65  ::)

        Everything is from this year, so I'd say about around 3 months.  I'm on Windows XP.
        « Last Edit: September 17, 2005, 01:40:16 AM by Phantom_Savage »

        merlin_2

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        Re: Problem With My CD-Writer/DVD-Rom Drive.
        « Reply #6 on: September 19, 2005, 04:08:26 PM »
        What burning program are you using.....clean the drives used.........cdrom cleaner disk obtainable from most pc outlets.....