I have discs that xp wont read Tags: Computers Windows XP Last response: July 6, 2010 6:55 PM in Windows XP Share Anonymous July 5, 2010 2:36:24 PM i have some old discs that where made on a computer using ME system i now have XP with SP3 and it wont read them why More about : discs wont read treefrog07 July 5, 2010 10:32:57 PM 1) They could have physically degraded and not no longer accessible, or 2) Your CD/DVD drive cannot read that specific brand of media. If 1), then they're gone. If 2), try visiting your CD/DVD drive's manufacturer's webpage/support/download/firmware update for your model. hang-the-9 July 6, 2010 6:55:43 PM Are the disks re-writable? If you, find and install something like Nero's InCD to read them. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Dvd rom wont read discs how do i reinstall O/S Forum DVD/CD-RW does not read CD or DVD Forum Vista - DVDRW Drive will not read discs Forum DVD wont read on NEW computer solution Can't read or write discs Forum Why my dvd drive wont read discs Forum Dvd player wont read dvds Forum DVDRW Drive not recognizing discs Forum Panasonic uj-850s wont read discs Forum Installing windows 7, wont read it from the DVD drive! Forum New computer, blank HD, wont install windows? Forum Linux can read optical discs, Windows can't solution CD/DVD Drive Won't Read Certain Discs. Forum DVD writer won't load any discs Forum Is my brand new DVD drive dead already? Forum My laptop wont read any discs it says hard drive cannot be located Forum DVD drive wont read dvd's, will read cdroms Forum Windows won't read dvd Forum HELP! My computer won't read Windows 7 DVD Forum Nero wont burn discs Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !