It reads DVDs fine, but randomly messes up regular data and audio cds, even when windows isn’t loaded up. How can this be resolved. Started by hotshot , Nov 23 Posted by Kelley James on Nov 24, I hope you get to see this reply and help me out. When you double-click on the CD drive under XP Pro , it seems to read the drive’s contents as empty i. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.
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Yep, it’s time to swap that opto drive for another drive that’s known to be working and then try the questionable drive in a known, working computer to see if the problems follow. Make sure both devices are not set the same way i. So perhaps it wasn’t.
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Go to company web site and see if there is a firmware update for the unit, you may have to put it in a PC to ho-dt-st it if there is no mac version. Normally, when you try to explore or view the CD contents, Windows Explorer freezes up until the drive quits trying. Or was it settings in the BIOS master and slave that you were referring to? My user’s computer is an HP Compaq Dm. It’s worth a thousand words. Want to thank you in advance for lending gccc-4481b helping hand to guys like me.
Malware Removal Logs Forum. I tried to update the driver by having Windows automatically find the correct driver, but it could not be found. I think the prob is with hl-dt-stt lens of your drive. Please assign your manual to a product: Posted 25 November – The random read error problems started happenning about the same time when I unplugged and re-plugged the drive back in temporarily replaced it with a hard-drive.
I uninstalled the drive and then rebooted and let XP find the new hardware. Posted 26 November – Hi there, Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two. It reads DVDs fine, but randomly messes up regular data and audio cds, even when windows isn’t loaded up.
Select Manage and then on the right side select device manager. Collingwood, Ontario, Canada Local time: On the left if you see a yellow exclamation mark next to your drive and were getting any of the above error codes then we have a simple fix.
When you double-click on the CD drive under XP Proit seems to read the drive’s contents as empty i. Have you tried using a CD cleaner? If it is a ZIP, disconnect it temporarily and see if it makes a difference.
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Are you a Dell Computer and Internet Expert? If its OK than good otherwise time to replace your drive. How can this be resolved. Preparation Guide, Malware Removal Assistance. Help if you can.
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