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Windows 7: can't detect dvd-rw

25 Oct 2010   #1
jhloo

Windows 7 Proffesional 32 bit
 
 
can't detect dvd-rw

My computer can detect any cd or dvd, but the problem is can't detect dvd-rw.

What should I do to fix this problem?



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25 Oct 2010   #2
mitchell65

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

You say it can detect any DVD but then you say it cannot detect a DVD-RW. What exactly do you mean?
Also there is no need to "SHOUT" on this Forum it is considered bad form.
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25 Oct 2010   #3
jhloo

Windows 7 Proffesional 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mitchell65 View Post
You say it can detect any DVD but then you say it cannot detect a DVD-RW. What exactly do you mean?
Also there is no need to "SHOUT" on this Forum it is considered bad form.
I mean is can detect dvd-r, but cant detect dvd-rw.
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25 Oct 2010   #4
mitchell65

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

Has the PC ever recognised a DVD-RW? Have you looked at the spec for you DVD Reader/Writer to see if it recognises -RW, some don't. How old is it?
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25 Oct 2010   #5
jhloo

Windows 7 Proffesional 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mitchell65 View Post
Has the PC ever recognised a DVD-RW? Have you looked at the spec for you DVD Reader/Writer to see if it recognises -RW, some don't. How old is it?
my dvd rom is dvd-rw compatible.
last time my pc still can detect it
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25 Oct 2010   #6
1Bowtie

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

If it;'s a dvd-rom it will read but will not write, if you could fill in your pc spec's we will have a better chance of helping you, also the make and model of the dvd drive
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25 Oct 2010   #7
jhloo

Windows 7 Proffesional 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by 1Bowtie View Post
If it;'s a dvd-rom it will read but will not write, if you could fill in your pc spec's we will have a better chance of helping you, also the make and model of the dvd drive
my laptop model is Asus K401N
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25 Oct 2010   #8
mitchell65

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

Go to the User CP at the top of this Forum and click Systen Spec. Fill in the details. If you don't know the spec of your PC then run Belarc Advisor. Is the problem you are having with just one disc? If so can you try it in another PC to see if there is an issue with the actual disc?
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25 Oct 2010   #9
1Bowtie

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jhloo View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by 1Bowtie View Post
If it;'s a dvd-rom it will read but will not write, if you could fill in your pc spec's we will have a better chance of helping you, also the make and model of the dvd drive
my laptop model is Asus K401N
That model notebook had the option of 2 dvd-rw drives and 2 dvd-rom drives, the rom drives will read dvd's and rw's if that's what your trying to do, we just need more info to help
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25 Oct 2010   #10
jhloo

Windows 7 Proffesional 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by 1Bowtie View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jhloo View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by 1Bowtie View Post
If it;'s a dvd-rom it will read but will not write, if you could fill in your pc spec's we will have a better chance of helping you, also the make and model of the dvd drive
my laptop model is Asus K401N
That model notebook had the option of 2 dvd-rw drives and 2 dvd-rom drives, the rom drives will read dvd's and rw's if that's what your trying to do, we just need more info to help
Slimtype DVD A DS8A3S SCSI CdRom Device
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