Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Dell Inspiron E1705

26 Dec 2012   #11
sharkd442

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit
 
 

it does


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
26 Dec 2012   #12
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64 Creators Update
 
 

Well there you go, put in a cd, see if it sees it. If it does, mark the thread solved.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
26 Dec 2012   #13
sharkd442

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit
 
 

it does not
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

27 Dec 2012   #14
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64 Creators Update
 
 

Well then you could have a bad drive. Is it trying to read the cd ? Try a few different cds.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Dec 2012   #15
Saurabh A

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

Hi sharkd442,

Please check the 'device manager' and share the status of the 'DVD/CD-ROM drives'. If it is still listed, does it have a 'yellow mark' besides it?

If you observe a 'yellow mark' besides it, please refer to the following 'Microsoft article' to delete the 'Upper/Lower filters from the registry': The CD drive or the DVD drive does not work as expected on a computer that is running Windows Vista

Note: This step leads to changes in 'Windows Registry'; i recommend you to either create a 'system restore point' or 'backup the current registry' for future use, if needed. To 'backup the Registry in Windows 7' you may refer to the following article: Back up the registry

If the CD/DVD drive is listed in the 'Device Manager' without any 'yellow mark', please capture its details and share them with me; i will try to look for a 'firmware update'. Hope this helps. Do reply if you have any further questions. I would be glad to assist.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Dell Inspiron E1705




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Upgrading RAM on Dell Inspiron 15R and Dell Inspiron 7548 laptops
Hello everyone, Both the laptops Dell Inspiron 15R and Dell Inspiron 7548 came with 6 GB of RAM. I'd like to upgrade it to at least 12 GB by replacing the 2 GB dimms in both laptops with 8 GB dimms. Was wondering whether it is safe and okay to combine different memory modules from different...
Hardware & Devices
Problems with Dell Factory Image Restore - Dell Inspiron 1564
Hi, My laptop (Dell Inspiron 1564 - Windows 7 Home Premium) slowed down a few days ago and I decided to restore the system to Dell Factory Image. The process started but stopped more than halfway and gave the following message, "Failed to apply Image". I restarted the system but it would now not...
Installation & Setup
Inspiron E1705/9400 Sigmatel 9200 HD Audio Driver
I'm having trouble tacking down an audio driver for my Dell Inspiron E1705/9400. It has a Sigmatel 9200 HD Audio Codec. As Indicated from device manager HDAUDIO\FUNC_01&VEN_8384&DEV_7690&SUBSYS_102801CD&REV_1022 VEN 8384 - Sigmatel DEV 7690 -9200 HD Audio Codec SUBSYS 102801 - Dell ...
Sound & Audio
Dell Data restore windows seven home premium Dell inspiron n5110?
Friends, I have dell inspiron n5110. It had geniune windows 7 home premium. There was dell data restore option in F8 boot menu option to restore my windows. a week ago i installed new windows 7. i didnt deleted recovery partition on my computer but there in no more option of dell data restore...
Backup and Restore
No sound at all for Inspiron e1705 with Windows 7
I just installed Windows 7 on my Dell Inspiron e1705 laptop and now have no sound at all, either on the www or playing CDs. I can't find anything anywhere that says there's a specific compatibility problem. Has anyone heard of this issue, and possibly of a solution? Thanks!
Sound & Audio


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 19:44.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App