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Windows 7: My Computer doesnt see DVD in drive but can still acces

30 Oct 2009   #1

My Computer doesnt see DVD in drive but can still acces

Hi, im having an odd problem im new to windows 7 and i just noticed that DVDs i have burned do not show up in My computer it just looks as if the drive is empty and if i click on it, it just ejects the tray but if i try to play the DVD via say VLC it plays fine, any ideas what it could be?

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30 Oct 2009   #2

7600.20510 x86

Right click on it. Open.
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30 Oct 2009   #3


I do and it says "Please Insert Disk" and pops the tray open.
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30 Oct 2009   #4

7600.20510 x86

hmm curious. You could check your autoplay settings out.
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