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I'm sleepy right now. Lite on does have a feature/policy few other DVD makers have, they don't enforce region coding. My 3 years old NEC is burning everything without a problem arcadeplayer987 View Public Profile Find More Posts by arcadeplayer987 2008-02-05, 00:39 Link #8 Myname Senior Member Join You would have to define not "recognizing" drives. weblink

Bush Advanced Member Members 241 posts LocationYour moms bed! It sounds like a hardware error, it could also be a cd error rather than the CD burner itself, as u stated u dont use the burner much.. Cheers, geomatt Last edited by geomatt; 02-21-2005 at 02:27 PM. it's locked up again.

You don't want to accidentally delete/edit a file that is critical to your system--which can/will wreak havoc in your computer. Thanks, Geo geomatt View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by geomatt 02-21-2005, 11:19 AM #4 satinet Senior Member Registered: thread602-1114585 Forum Search FAQs Links MVPs protected CD image fried my CD burner?

I get a little crazy about regular maintenance, stems from my days as a mechanic. It still reads and plays discs no problem, however when using NERO or windows Media Player to try and burn a disc it gives errors before even starting. I've got a couple of tape drives to try next on a SCSI card... I try starting it in safe mode.

I also call BS on the <1gb issue. Just another FYI when I fried my HD I was able to start up using the OS 9 disk from my iMac. You may also receive an error Code 39 message that indicates that the driver is corrupted.? Oh yeah I tried other dvd's it still shows the same error....

Posted 21 November 2007 - 05:02 PM Okay guys sorry for the double post but I just talked to my hardware professor, he says to run a HD scan to see You require more good cd burner software and a cd/dvd driver testing software. Upgrade to Windows 8.1 [Microsoft] by waterline406. And I have had no problems burning cds in it until recently.

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  3. Sorry about that.But, does windows see the burner at all in my computer or device mgr?If so, it still might be worth a try to uninstall and re-install burning software?
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  5. Lite on does have a feature/policy few other DVD makers have, they don't enforce region coding.
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By that I mean that not all CD/DVD readers can properly read them. You don't want that loaded as a module or worse in the kernel. Called HP tech support and they refused to help claiming it was my computer not their printer. Just ask the poor tree that I " just wanted to trim off some dead branches".

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Bush Advanced Member Members 241 posts LocationYour moms bed! celtic_warrior99Dec 9, 2014, 10:57 AM I used an 850W Can't find your answer ? I would go to the k3b homepage and compile it yourself (easy with the instructions on the site - honest!).

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Quit Registry Editor.NOTE: After you remove the Upperfilters value and the Lowerfilters value, if you notice lost functionality in a particular program, such as CD recording software, you may need to You may also receive the following error message: Windows successfully loaded the device driver for this hardware but cannot find the hardware device. (Code 41) RESOLUTIONWARNING: If you use Registry Editor this is not to say that a software issue couldn't screw up in a way as to damage a drive, but the image itself can not. Introduction to Linux - A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started

If you don't have a normal Windows disk around, and you have a pre-built computer (from HP, Dell, etc.) then you might have a restore CD. What could possibly cause this? Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. this content I don't know what version of the OS you were running on the old drive, but if it was OS X 10.3, Safe Mode and/or Disk Utility are preferred over fsck.Usually,

You can do this without reformatting. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - no cd,dvd reading? Please provide more details or error messages and someone may be able to give you a better answer. Back to top #20 Mama Luigi Mama Luigi Advanced Member Members 4719 posts Posted 22 November 2007 - 03:41 PM YEAYGot it fixed!

In my case I simply installed Nero's trial version and my DVD was back and functioning. And changing the chip is well... If we're still no go, take it to a shop...I would suspect the mainboard has a problem. A few days ago I was using k3b to burn an audio cd and it froze my system while in the midst of burning. (The first time I managed to ctl+alt+bksp

maybe u have only used 1 batch of cd's that were bad This is very much incorrect. "focus or tracking error" refers to an issue with the laser. CPU? If that doesn't help try different cables(you would need to rearrange cables for the power cables which would be a part of the Power Supply)Still no luck buy a newer DVD Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook Have something to add?

So I still have no clue why this problem suddenly arose, and whether I should even bother with using the 2.6.8 kernel anymore - it was fun to compile and all, Please help. Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart For IT Pros Get IT Center Brands Tutorials Other sites Tom's Guide Tom's IT One problem I've run into recently was my computer not allowing me to open the drives but the link to each drive was visible in the "My Computer" window.

Tip & How To about PC Laptops CD-DVD drive is not detecting/working Posted by Amrendra Kumar Singh on Friday, September 16, 2011 Click Start button, type Device Manager in the Start So I tried another one - the project that originally failed and started me doubting the integrity of the cdrw drive.