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Windows 7: windows can't read the disc in drive d:\

24 Nov 2012   #1
soltarus

windows 7 ultimate 32 bit version n
 
 
windows can't read the disc in drive d:\

I have tried a few different discs. both dvd as well as cd. It keeps coming up with a message saying that Windows can't read the disc at all. I have checked the device manager and it shows no problems at all with the device itself. I have uninstalled and reinstalled the drivers just in case as well. Windows found the device no problem and reinstalled them. I have gone into the registry editor and looked for the lowfilter and highfilter values to see if that was the issue. there were several things listed under the registry value for the dvd+-r/rw 0000,0001 etc and the last section being properties. when I clicked on properties however it came up with a message saying that I could not view it because it was corrupted. I am unsure how to fix that issue, nor do I know what could of caused it. I tried the fix it tool I found on the microsoft website for dvd issues, however it didn't detect any problems. any ideas on where to go from here would be much appreciated.


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25 Nov 2012   #2
bobafetthotmail

Win 7 Pro 64-bit 7601
 
 

were those empty disks? What was on those disks, what did write them?
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25 Nov 2012   #3
jumanji

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
 
 

Hi soltarus,

Welcome to SevenForums.

You have provided hardly any informaton of your system and ODD: Whether it is a desktop or laptop, if branded model no, make,details of your ODD, how old it is, was it working normally before, when did this problem surface etc.,

Anyway, run the Microsoft Fixit again. This would hopefully undo any wrong moves you made while trying various solutions, even if it does not resolve your problem.

After that, right click on Computer > Manage > Services and Applications > Services.

Check whether "Shell Hardware Detection" is running. If not right click on it and make the startup "automatic" > OK .

Check whether it resolves your problem. Good luck.
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