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(Solved) - Dropped my Laptop now My DVD RW Drive has a mind of it's own?

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  • Started 4 years ago by Battygurl
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Battygurl
Battygurl
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Ill be honest , I accidently dropped my laptop it landed on carpet.I tripped over a cord and the DVD rom was open at the time and the whole thing came out, I just slipped it back in.

My dilemma lol it will only read my important files burnt cd, but not my music I have burnt in folders.. isnt that the weirdest??

All the drivers are updated.

So Im asking is it doing this because it was dropped?

Someone else mentioned to me this.. and he has a good point

well with computers anything can happen.
but I can't think of anything that could be damaged that would only knock out one type of files.
I have seen damaged drives that would only read disks that they had written, and would not read anything written by another drive

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LH
LH
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Was it turned on at the time ?

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GKI610
GKI610
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I wouldn't be surprised if the jolt buggered it enough to make it not want to read data, but accept music files.

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LH
LH
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GKI610. Would you kindly stop replying to posts when you have nothing useful to contribute.

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GKI610
GKI610
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LH, have you received my PM?

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LH
LH
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Yes. And answered

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p5yk0tik
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@Battygurl: Try the CD / DVD disc in another computer, and see if the files/music load OK. It could be the Disc you had in the DVD RW drive is damaged. If you can read all of the files/music on another computer, your DVD RW drive is damaged and needs replacement (not surprising, Laptops dont like being dropped ;-)

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Battygurl
Battygurl
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Thanks everyone , I think its kapput

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