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DVD RW not working

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  • Started 1 year ago by Neal
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Neal
Posts: 52

I have dell inspiron 1525 laptop.there is problem with dvd-rw. when I insert cd or dvd then it does not give any response. i try with different cd's, dvd's, blank dvd's. and also try by bootable cd's or dvd's. but result is same in every time. m not sure but i think its lens is weak. its unable to read the disk.is there any solution or any way what should I do?

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vistamike
vistamike
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In computer, is the drive seen? Try update driver option in device manager.

Also; Brush the lens with a camera brush or a cotton bud lightly dashed with isopropyl, if this does not work then it is likely the drive has failed

Mike

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warlock
warlock
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ftp://ftp.dell.com/Manuals/all....._en-us.pdf This may help you. Looks fairly easy to R&R the drive.

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Neal
Posts: 52

yup....mike.drive seen but not the disk.but there occur some processing and show disk icon on the mouse cursor when I insert the disk in dvd-RW.i try with update driver option.its show this message-windows has determined the driver software for your device is up to date.
now, I will try brush the lens. may be it work.

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vistamike
vistamike
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Try uninstalling the driver also in device manager, reboot your machine.

Windows may 'refresh' that driver (BTW, had a similar prob with USB ports earlier and this was resloved)

Mike

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Neal
Posts: 52

I have installed fresh windows on my machine that is windows 8. earlier I was using windows 7.i was facing same problem also on that time. but may be problem with hardware or its lens not with software.

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