Closed Old computer not recognizing DVD-RW Tags: DVD Drives DVD RW Computer HP Pavilion Storage Last response: October 24, 2010 8:49 PM in Storage Share plznote August 31, 2010 7:34:33 PM Hey, I have an old computer(HP Pavilion 7950) My DVD-ROM drive recognizes normal DVD's but not DVD-RW. My newer computer recognizes both types absolutely fine. More about : computer recognizing dvd Best solution blackmancer a b G Storage September 3, 2010 2:27:20 PM bro that's such a n00b question. but could the difference be your new computer has a DVD-RW and your old one has a DVD-ROM. thats why it doesn't recognize blank media, its not meant for it. Share plznote September 3, 2010 11:22:28 PM OK, fine i was just clarifying that Score 0 Related resources New DVD/RW is not recognized by Explorer "My Computer" - Forum computer recognizes new gpu as old gpu - Forum DVDRW Drive not recognizing discs - Forum stopped recognizing dvd-rw's - Forum sony dvd-rw drive not recognizing dvd disks - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer blackmancer a b G Storage September 6, 2010 10:02:54 AM sry, lol I wasn't havin a go. my apologies. Score 0 plznote September 11, 2010 8:37:25 PM That's OK i just got my temp up anyways Score 0 Mousemonkey October 24, 2010 8:49:27 PM Best answer selected by mousemonkey. Score 0 Mousemonkey October 24, 2010 8:49:30 PM This topic has been closed by Mousemonkey Score 0 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources 3-year old IOMGA drive was very hot to touch and is no longer recognized by the computer Forum SolvedComputer not recognizing Video card - still produces image Forum Solvednew computer not recognizing gpu Forum SolvedInstalled 16GB (2x8GB) of RAM. Computer only recognizing 8GB. Forum Help Getting My Computer To Recognize Old DVD Drive Forum Old DVD-RW in new build: IDE to SATA mobo Forum SolvedComputer not recognizing headphones Forum SolvedComputer no longer recognizing SSD as a valid boot drive Forum SolvedRouter not recognizing computer Forum Computer dosn't log into windows XP SP3 unless it is connected to a DVD-RW device !!! Forum SolvedComputer only recognizing 3.9 of 8 gigs of RAM as usable Forum New DVD/RW, Old Problem.. Forum Computer stopped recognizing my hard drive Forum Corious SATA DVD-RW recognized as Forum Computer not recognizing HD6850 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !