I have a dvd writer installed but i cant get the dvd drive to read software disk Tags: Configuration Software DVD Writers DVD Drives Windows XP Last response: June 24, 2011 11:59 AM in Windows XP Share horseman71 June 24, 2011 8:29:56 AM Hello, More about : dvd writer installed dvd drive read software disk Hawkeye22 June 24, 2011 11:59:33 AM Make sure the power and data cables are connected properly and aren't loose. Check your bios to make sure the relevent port is enabled, and check the device manager and make sure it shows up properly. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWhat allows you to delete files from hard drive disk, but you can't from a cd/dvd? (read for more info) Forum System : lenovo g560 dvd writer cant read only one program installation dvd, whi Forum SolvedIDE Hard Disk and DVD writer comes up as Not Installed in the BIOS Forum SolvedRead from internal DVD-Ram Sata drive, write on externalUSB 2.0 20X writer Forum I cannot write dvd disk in my dvd writer but can write cd and read them as well Forum DVD Writer can't read CDs Forum Why doesn't my Plextor PX-755sx DVD writer read my new Windows 8 disks Forum Do External CD/DVD Drives (Read Only) Device install the XP software Program ? Forum New hard drive install with external dvd writer. When I try to load OS It says to load drivers for DVD writer. When I insert Forum SolvedMy DVD Drive Wont Read Any Disk Forum DVD drive can read all disks except for when I try to install games Forum DVD drive can read all disks except for when I try to install games Forum Second CDRW Drive Not Detected After DVD Writer Installed Forum Hard drive causes disk read error when I try to boot windows from DVD drive Forum DVD writer can't find disks Forum SolvedDVD drive broken, is there a way to install a 2 disk game using a USB drive? Forum SolvedDoes a Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer also read discs? Forum DVD/CD read only drive pops in and out, is it a hardware or software problem Forum HELP can't install dvd writer???? Forum Dvd drive wont read disk Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !