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 | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Outlander_04 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 | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Storage>Dvd writer not reading dvd/cd's> Related ressources: ForumNew DVD/CD Writer not reading DVDs or CDs ForumCD writer and DVD/CD rom can't be shared in workgroup Forumhp dvd/cd writer ForumIn Dvd/cd writer onl cds can be read . ForumDVD/CD Writer problem ForumDVD/CD writer longevity ForumDVD/CD drive - can write can't read Forumis a DVD/CD Rom faster at reading then a DVD/CD Burner? First Build- ForumIs it time to buy another DVD/CD read /write drive? ForumBurning/ Reading DVD/CD Slows Down Computer ForumDVD/CD Writer Reda Slow & No Burn Problem ForumLite-On DVD/CD combo writer -recorder speed issue ForumDVD Writer can't read CDs ForumDVD/CD write problem? ForumDVD/CD issues ForumIs it possible to install windows on a external hdd?????? ForumDVD Drive Not Detecting Anything ForumSATA DVD Burner not detected in BIOS ForumDvd burning issues ForumCan't Burn Rewritable DVD More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !