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Windows 7: Acer TM4740 DVD drive problem

10 Nov 2011   #1
mitparmar

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 
Acer TM4740 DVD drive problem

Sometime ago it was working perfectly now after upgrading to sp1 it is not working. After burning dvds and cds it show error and shows them blank but other computers show them perfect. So I replaced cdrom.sys and cdrom.inf and it worked but after restarting it stopped working again.

Now I installed fresh copy of Win 7. It worked for few days but then problem occurred again. I uninstalled driver now it detects the drive but shows in other devices and show message that 'Windows was unable to install your HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GT31N'.

DVD model: HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GT31N


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11 Nov 2011   #2
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

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

Try this(2):
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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