|06 Nov 2011||#1|
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BDRW- driver corrupt, can't reinstall, cd says not correct device
I've recently restored my os from an image, and today I've found that my "LG WH10LS30 10X Blu-ray Burner with LightScribe" drive is not showing up under Computer.
What I've checked, tried, and found so far:
- Tools > Folder Options > View > "Hide empty drives" is UNchecked.
- Device Manager:
- Since it's an old image, I thought maybe I just hadn't installed the specific software & drivers yet. I got the disc out, popped it in- and DUH, the computer isn't recognizing the drive.
- I tried reinstalling the driver from Device Manager & navigating to "Computer" & letting it search > still not there, and says that Windows had chosen the best one already.
- Luckily, I've been making it a habit to rip any important CDs, like anything that installs a driver. I found my image of the disc, only to be further disheartened that MagicISO's drivers were gone, too. But it was installed. ???
- Even more luckily, it had also been extracted already. I ran the autorun.exe:
Clicked "Install Now.l" Select English, 2 small windows load their bars as usual, then:
- I've also tried uninstalling the device, then running the autorun's Install Now. Same error.- I downloaded Driver Sweeper, installed, and ran. But it did not show anything about a DVD/CD-ROM drive, only Jmicron and Marvell storage. I didn't proceed further for fear of uninstalling a driver for one of my hard drives.
- I forget why, but I went to Programs & Features, and noticed that ALL of the CyberLink software that came with it was in fact installed. So I had in fact have it properly installed once upon a time before I took this image.
I'm at a complete loss. Any other ideas?
P.S.- In the Device Manager window, the 2 MagicISO drives only showed up once I re-installed that program.
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|06 Nov 2011||#2|
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Try this (1):
Your CD drive or DVD drive is missing or is not recognized by Windows or other programs
Your CD or DVD drive can't read or write media
The CD drive or the DVD drive does not work as expected on a computer that you upgraded to Windows Vista
1) Shut down PC.
2) Physically disconnect the CD/DVD Drive.
3) Reboot to Windows with NO DVD drive.
4) Shut down PC.
5) Physically reconnect the CD/DVD Drive.
6) Reboot to Windows with DVD drive.
7) Check Device status.
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