Cd dvd drive not working properly Tags: DVD Writers DVD CD-Rom DVD Drives Storage Last response: April 10, 2010 11:59 PM in Storage Share nyiesh April 10, 2010 10:53:19 PM Hello, my cd/dvd rom only plays dvd discs. attempts to play cd's will even cause the machine to go off. Kindly help to fix the problem. More about : dvd drive working properly sminlal a c 415 G Storage April 10, 2010 11:59:40 PM It sounds like the infrared laser in your drive is burned out. The drive has different lasers to play CDs vs. DVDs, and it's not uncommon for one of them to burn out before the other. Your best bet is probably just to buy a new drive. They're so cheap that it would be more expensive to pay for a repair. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources My CPU is not working properly. The issue is shutdown after when I insert the CD or DVD in Drive. After a second CPU goes down Forum Cd dvd drive not working properly Forum CD/DVD DOesn't working properly Forum My cd drive isnt working but pc said device is working properly Forum my new CD/DVD drive isnt working Forum DVD-RW drive not working properly/not configured Forum CD/DVD Drive not working Forum dvd cd drive not working Forum CD, DVD, not working, My Computer drive letters changed, and seem to point to another device. Forum Cd/Dvd/cd-rw drive not working when installing windows 8 Forum Cd/dvd drive not working Forum CD/dvd drive not working and missing Forum Dvd/cd drive not working after installing windows 8 Forum My dell cd/dvd drive not working Forum Dvd/cd drive not working Forum SolvedCD/DVD and Virtual Drive - Drivers Won't Work - Win 8 Forum Cd dvd drive not working in windows xp Forum CD/DVD drive not working Forum DVD Combo drive wont work properly in XP Forum My dell laptop cd/dvd drive not working Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !