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    Mellowed Guest

    DVD Not Recognized

    OS Vista Ultimate x32 SP2
    DVD Samsung SH-S183L

    I placed a DVD in the tray to do a backup. The spindle spins for 5
    seconds and stops. The system does not recognize that a DVD is in the
    tray. CD's are OK.

    I probably inadvertently changed something in the past weeks while
    trouble shooting another problem. I don't have a clue what I did.

    Any suggestions on where to look?

    Thanks.


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  2. #2


    Ǝиçεl Guest

    RE: DVD Not Recognized

    Do you look here?:

    <http://www.answers.com/DVD%20will%20not%20read%20CDs>
    <http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=DVD+will+not+read+CDs&btnG=Search>


    Good luck
    -=-


    "Mellowed" wrote:

    > OS Vista Ultimate x32 SP2
    > DVD Samsung SH-S183L
    >
    > I placed a DVD in the tray to do a backup. The spindle spins for 5
    > seconds and stops. The system does not recognize that a DVD is in the
    > tray. CD's are OK.
    >
    > I probably inadvertently changed something in the past weeks while
    > trouble shooting another problem. I don't have a clue what I did.
    >
    > Any suggestions on where to look?
    >
    > Thanks.
    >
    >

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  4. #4


    Mellowed Guest

    Re: DVD Not Recognized

    Mellowed wrote:

    > OS Vista Ultimate x32 SP2
    > DVD Samsung SH-S183L
    >
    > I placed a DVD in the tray to do a backup. The spindle spins for 5
    > seconds and stops. The system does not recognize that a DVD is in the
    > tray. CD's are OK.
    >
    > I probably inadvertently changed something in the past weeks while
    > trouble shooting another problem. I don't have a clue what I did.
    >
    > Any suggestions on where to look?
    >
    > Thanks.
    >
    Many thanks for the suggestions. I might have a flaky DVD-RW. After
    fumbling around it did read one DVD. Try it again and it doesn't. The
    drivers are up to date. I might try removing and let windows find it
    again and see what happens.


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    kword88's Avatar
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    Local Time: 06:46


     

    Re: DVD Not Recognized

    you might also try a cd/dvd drive cleaning kit and some compressed air.

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  6. #6


    Mellowed Guest

    Re: DVD Not Recognized

    kword88 wrote:

    > you might also try a cd/dvd drive cleaning kit and some compressed air.
    >
    >
    Hmmm. Good idea. Next time I'm in town I'll look one up.


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