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CD/DVD disc drive won\'t read

Last response: in CPUs
October 17, 2011 9:14:00 PM

it says hardware may be corrupted or missing

Matshita DVD-RAM UJ-841S is the name of the hardware :heink: 

More about : dvd disc drive read

a c 788 à CPUs
October 17, 2011 9:18:43 PM

And you have a disk in it? (not a blank one)
a c 134 à CPUs
October 18, 2011 12:47:38 AM

Clean the disk, Clean the drives lens. If it still doesnt read buy a new drive.
a b à CPUs
October 18, 2011 12:53:48 AM

This is a common error with older mobos, and some lower quality mobos, that don't allow an IDE drive to communicate with a SATA HDD until the OS is installed. I've seen this a lot with Vista/7 installations. Are you trying to install Vista or 7 on a new or newly formatted HDD?