Dvd writer not reading dvd/cd's Tags: DVD Writers CD-Rom Storage Last response: December 19, 2008 5:40 AM in Storage Share b3owulf December 19, 2008 5:06:30 AM Ok so i know this has been asked alot probably. i just built this pc like 3-4 months ago had not problems with it cept for over heating! now i got GTA IV yesterday installed it and everything ran fine till it started restarting as a fail safe i would assume due to heat =/ ok so past all that i went to my bios and set it to fail safe defaults everything else runs fine but now my dvd writer wont read anything ive tried over 50 different cd/dvds and nothing works it was working fine lastnyt =( anyone have an idea of what the problem could be? thank u for any help u may provide! More about : dvd writer reading dvd Outlander_04 a b G Storage December 19, 2008 5:40:44 AM Have you checked in device manager to see if the drivers are good , and that its listed ? If device manager shows a problem remove the device from the list and then reboot . Windows will find the dvd and install a new driver . If it doesnt ,well no worries dvd's drives are cheap Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNew DVD/CD Writer not reading DVDs or CDs Forum In Dvd/cd writer onl cds can be read. Forum Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer Making Loud Buzzing Noise Forum DVD/CD Writer Causes PC Shutdown (Again) Forum Sony vaio vgn-fz21m dvd/cd writer installer Forum Slim Internal DVD/CD burner writer $25 Forum How i know my dvd/cd writer has changed Forum DVD/CD Writer problem Forum Best SATA Dvd/CD Writer Forum DVD/CD Writer Reda Slow & No Burn Problem Forum DVD/CD writer longevity Forum can anyone recomend a good DVD+CD Writer Forum DVD/CD Writer does not autoplay Forum Lite-On DVD/CD combo writer-recorder speed issue Forum CD writer and DVD/CD rom can't be shared in workgroup Forum hp dvd/cd writer Forum Compaq presario cq40 dvd/cd not reading discs Forum DVD/CD not reading or writing Forum Compaq presario cq40 dvd/cd not reading discs Forum DVD/CD DRIVE not reading/recongized??? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !