Jump to content

Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE

Geeks To Go is a helpful hub, where thousands of volunteer geeks quickly serve friendly answers and support. Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts. Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more.

Create Account How it Works
Photo

pc wont detect dvd-r


  • Please log in to reply

#1
chrisa23

chrisa23

    Member

  • Member
  • PipPip
  • 48 posts
my pc wont detect dvd-r and it has a dvd-r cd combo do i have to install any drivers so it can detect dvd-r's or what?
when i first got my pc 3 years ago it had no problem but since then i have reinstalled my os so i think that i need to install something?.............. :whistling:
  • 0

Advertisements


#2
anzenketh

anzenketh

    BSOD Warrior/Computer Surgeon

  • Technician
  • 2,854 posts
Is this a newly installed DVD-R?
Has it ever worked?
  • 0

#3
Troy

Troy

    Tech Staff

  • Technician
  • 8,839 posts
Windows XP should pick this up fine, so it sounds like your combo drive is on the way out. Optical drives are usually one of the first components to die in a computer.
  • 0

#4
chrisa23

chrisa23

    Member

  • Topic Starter
  • Member
  • PipPip
  • 48 posts
yes it used to work but now it dosent so thats why i am wondering why it dosent work now?.........
  • 0






Similar Topics

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

As Featured On:

Microsoft Yahoo BBC MSN PC Magazine Washington Post HP