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DVD DRIVES ONLY READ CD FORMAT WILL NOT READ DVD FORMAT

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by BEAR, Jan 9, 2010.

  1. BEAR

    BEAR Flightless Bird

    MY DVD DRIVES WILL ONLY READ CD'S AND CD ROM'S, DVD'S COME UP AS BLANK DISKS
    AND DVD ROMS DONT READ AT ALL. I INSTALLED A NEW SATA DVD DRIVE THINKING MY
    IDE DRIVES WENT BAD BUT THE SAME THING, WONT READ DVD'S. ANYONE HAVE ANY
    IDEAS AS TO WHATS WRONG. MY PC IS RUNNING XP SP3.
     
  2. Peter Foldes

    Peter Foldes Flightless Bird

    Stop shouting and lose the Caps.

    Meanwhile check out the following
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/939052/en-us


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    "BEAR" <BEAR@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:D7B44165-26CF-425B-AB01-D8A8E05E9393@microsoft.com...
    > MY DVD DRIVES WILL ONLY READ CD'S AND CD ROM'S, DVD'S COME UP AS BLANK DISKS
    > AND DVD ROMS DONT READ AT ALL. I INSTALLED A NEW SATA DVD DRIVE THINKING MY
    > IDE DRIVES WENT BAD BUT THE SAME THING, WONT READ DVD'S. ANYONE HAVE ANY
    > IDEAS AS TO WHATS WRONG. MY PC IS RUNNING XP SP3.
     
  3. Metspitzer

    Metspitzer Flightless Bird

    On Sat, 9 Jan 2010 10:54:01 -0800, BEAR
    <BEAR@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:

    >
    >MY DVD DRIVES WILL ONLY READ CD'S AND CD ROM'S, DVD'S COME UP AS BLANK DISKS
    >AND DVD ROMS DONT READ AT ALL. I INSTALLED A NEW SATA DVD DRIVE THINKING MY
    >IDE DRIVES WENT BAD BUT THE SAME THING, WONT READ DVD'S. ANYONE HAVE ANY
    >IDEAS AS TO WHATS WRONG. MY PC IS RUNNING XP SP3.


    Try deleting the driver in the device driver menu. XP will reinstall
    it at boot.
     

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