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Windows 7: CD/DVD Drive Trouble

15 Mar 2013   #1
Danny1

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
CD/DVD Drive Trouble

I have a Toshiba Satellite C655 with a DVD-RW drive. Every time I pop in a CD, my computer (or drive) doesn't detect it. It makes the normal whirring/spinning noises but nothing else happens. I went into the device manage and uninstalled and re installed the program and this did not correct it. There's also one specific CD with some pictures I have that I put in a different laptop, but it shows no files.


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15 Mar 2013   #2
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

Hi Danny Is there any errors in the Device Manager under your DVD drive also does it play other media cds or dvds ?
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15 Mar 2013   #3
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Seems like a failed drive, are the same disks readable in another PC?
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15 Mar 2013   #4
Danny1

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

@Maxia There are no error messages on Device Manager and I put in a DVD and nothing happened. Strangely, I put in a old music CD and an installation CD and the drive detected them.
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15 Mar 2013   #5
S3V3NSTAR

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Check here ... DVD writer error

Is u getting the same error ?
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15 Mar 2013   #6
Danny1

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

I'm getting no error messages whatsoever.

@Britton30-I tried a couple of CDs in another computer, one worked, another didn't. I think there's a problem with that CD, which holds some pictures.

I tried out some CD-ROMs-The Sims and Sim City 3000 worked, Sim City 4 didn't.
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16 Mar 2013   #7
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

Strange I had a same problem awhile back it would read some media but not all if i left a disc in the drive and rebooted some times it would work in the end replaced as they are not that expensive.
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