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Windows 7: cd/dvd writer not working


07 Oct 2012   #1

widows 7 home
 
 
cd/dvd writer not working

hi my cd/dvd writer just seemed to stop working . i can burn photos or music onto a disc but when i try to look at it it just says disc is blank

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07 Oct 2012   #2

Windows 7, 64 bit Home SP1, Win 8.1.1 Pro 64 bit
 
 

Will the drive read a commercial CD? Is it just ones that you burned that it will not read?

Barring a hardware failure in the drive (and this is possible), or an error code for the drive in the Device Manager, go to the Device Manager, RIGHT click the entry for the drive and then LEFT click "uninstall" (DO NOT click the box to uninstall the drivers). Then restart the PC and when Windows starts it will detect and reinstall the drive. If there was a Windows status corruption this will fix it.
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