It hangs now whenever it tries to read anything, CD's DVD's it doesn't matter.. it just whirls itself into oblivion and causes my computer to hang (not always but way too frequently). Pressing the open button on the drive doesn't always work either. Many times I've had to press the reset on my computer to reboot.
My operating system is ME, I'm using an AMD Athalon 1.1ghz.
The drive worked perfectly until I had a virus which I was able to get rid of thanks to the great techs here at Geeks to Go. Shortly after finally getting rid of the viruses etc., the drive stopped recognizing discs.
I have tried re-flashing the drive but the problem persists?
When I check Device Manager from the control panel I see the drive listed and windows says it's working properly. But Device Manager says there is a problem with the CD-ROM controller (listed as a Mitsumi double speed controller). My CD-ROM drive works fine (it's a Benq), but the DVD ROM drive won't read a thing.
I'm wondering if the solution is to uninstall the DVD rom drive and re-install it and let Windows find it.
I can send the actual error messages if that helps