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Windows 7: DVD ROM not working , but it should work.

16 Nov 2011   #11

windows 7 ultimate x64

what the hell's these ! :))
1 - it started to read the DVD in the windows randomly , now it reads , previous time it didn't read , and maybe next time will not read!
2 - windows recovery : the windows recovery tools version is not compatible with the windows which is installed

P.S : in this installation I only formatted C: , not reserved partition

My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Nov 2011   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit

Right, this really is my last post of the night.

If you are now saying you formatted your C drive and you don't have Windows on another drive then you may as well reinstall Windows.

If you go for a clean install you can do it withoout touching the logical partition that has your data on it.

Clean Install Windows 7

Good night.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Nov 2011   #13

windows 7 ultimate x64

thank you , good night . here is 4:39 am
My System SpecsSystem Spec

16 Nov 2011   #14

Windows 7 Professional SP1 32-bit

What were you trying to do with Partition Wizard? From your Disk Management screenshot, it seems you have five(!) primary partitions plus a logical volume in an extended partition stuck between them - both of which should be impossible.

But I have a feeling the two rightmost primary partitions are actually inside the extended partitions as well but somehow ended up being misidentified by Windows.

I don't know how this would affect your ability to read DVDs, but I wouldn't be surprised if that was exactly why.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Nov 2011   #15

windows 7 ultimate x64

I feel I need to sent it to guarantee service and after that I become friends with fdisk again
My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Nov 2011   #16

Windows 7 Professional SP1 32-bit

If you want to reinstall fresh, no need to send the harddisk in. :) Follow the link seavixen32 gave you for a clean install, and use diskpart from the command prompt (while booted to your Windows setup DVD) to wipe out the (suspected) corrupt partition table.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Nov 2011   #17

windows 7 ultimate x64

I dont know why recovery process says its not compatible with windows version installed . its the same DVD
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 DVD ROM not working , but it should work.

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