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 New DVD/CD Writer not reading DVDs or CDs Forum CD writer and DVD/CD rom can't be shared in workgroup Forum hp dvd/cd writer Forum In Dvd/cd writer onl cds can be read . Forum DVD/CD Writer problem Forum DVD/CD writer longevity Forum DVD/CD drive - can write can't read Forum is a DVD/CD Rom faster at reading then a DVD/CD Burner? First Build- Forum Is it time to buy another DVD/CD read /write drive? Forum Burning/ Reading DVD/CD Slows Down Computer Forum DVD/CD Writer Reda Slow & No Burn Problem Forum Lite-On DVD/CD combo writer -recorder speed issue Forum DVD Writer can't read CDs Forum DVD/CD write problem? Forum DVD/CD issues Forum Is it possible to install windows on a external hdd?????? Forum DVD Drive Not Detecting Anything Forum SATA DVD Burner not detected in BIOS Forum Dvd burning issues Forum Can't Burn Rewritable DVD Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !