In answer to your questions.
When DVD inserted, the Disk spins, activity light on for approx, 20secs,
Open Window Explorer, no indication that a disk is inserted, double-click on
drive, drive drive opens, box appears, message "Insert disk into Drive
No folders shown!!!!!
I realise it sounds strange but action only occurs with Commercial Movie
DVDs, every other DVD/CD format works OK.
The machine is a dedicated Media Centre PC, fully Vista Designed, I have no
Do not normally watch movies on PC, use Entertainment Centre attached to TV.
"Adam Albright" wrote:
> On Sat, 23 Jun 2007 07:56:00 -0700, Bob J
> <BobJ@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:
> >The problems is that - only - Commercial DVD Movies are not even acknowledged
> >by the DVD drive as being inserted, does not read any files or folders on
> >movie DVDs
> What exactly do you mean by "not even acknowledged by the DVD drive as
> being inserted?"
> 1. The disc won't spin up, just sits there, nothing happens?
> 2. It spins up but doesn't show any menu?
> 3. It starts to spin up then gets ejected or hangs?
> 4. Something else?
> Can you read what's one such a disc by viewing in Windows Explorer?
> >Can play all other types (copied movies, music, data, etc)
> >Have decoder installed and other DVDs/CDs play OK on WMP, WMC, Sonic, etc.
> >Still checking other websites & knowledge sources.
> >If you can think of any thing else please post.