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Windows 7: disk drives won't recognize CD's

25 Mar 2010   #1
subcook69420

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
disk drives won't recognize CD's

I am trying to burn some data CD's for work. Some of it is simple software, no more than 25KB, others are text files. For some reason when I put a CD in the drive, the drive won't recognize its there. I am running an older machine ( HP Pavilion N422a ). I might add that I was having this problem while this was still an XP box. I have tried multiple software, ( windows media player, Nero, Etc) and none seem to work.


thanks in advance



-cheers


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25 Mar 2010   #2
ryo

 
 

hello subcook and welcome to seven forums.

when you put your CD blank into the drive. that's cd detect??
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25 Mar 2010   #3
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

I get this when I insert a Blank CD


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25 Mar 2010   #4
subcook69420

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
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Yeah,

I'll put the CD in the drive and close it,

I'll go to burn my data CD,

the drive open itself, than a window pops up saying, " please insert CD into drive"

-cheers
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25 Mar 2010   #5
ryo

 
 

i guest that your drive hardware problem, do you already try to the other drive external?
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