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Windows 7: My optical drive doesn't read DISC

20 Apr 2012   #1
shaun166

windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 
My optical drive doesn't read DISC

Hi guys, there is some seriously issue with my optical drive. When i put in any DVD inside it just have a sound "like the DISC is running" for 3 times and it stopped. I tried a lot of different disc. It doesn't read the Disc at all...

So is it my hardware problem?? ARG...


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20 Apr 2012   #2
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

It sounds like a hardware issue. You could try to put it in another computer as a test, or look for updated firmware.
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20 Apr 2012   #3
Roderunner

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 

If the above didn't help, uninstall dvd drive in Device Manager then reboot.
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20 Apr 2012   #4
cyclic

Windows 7 home premium x64
 
 

make sure the data cable is properly connected at each end too.
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20 Apr 2012   #5
wanchoo

Windows 7 Pro with SP1 32bit
 
 

In case all of the above does not work then optical drive may have given up the ghost and packed up. In that case it may have to be replaced.
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20 Apr 2012   #6
shaun166

windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

thanks guys.. tried all the above steps it still doesn't read any dvds. I guess i have to visit Sony..
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21 Apr 2012   #7
Roderunner

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by shaun166 View Post
thanks guys.. tried all the above steps it still doesn't read any dvds. I guess i have to visit Sony..
Have you tried using a dvd/cd cleaning disk ?
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21 Apr 2012   #8
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

is the drive showing in "computer"
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21 Apr 2012   #9
wanchoo

Windows 7 Pro with SP1 32bit
 
 

From the OP thread starting post I had inferred that it was showing in the Laptop.
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21 Apr 2012   #10
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

no mention of that in first post
, it may be that has been overlooked,
(perhaps as it was showing in device manager then it is showing in " computer")
possibly the OP could confirm that the cd/dvd drive is indeed showing to rule out that issue.
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