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DVD/CD Burner not working, HELP!!

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Anonymous
June 15, 2005 7:46:02 AM

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A few months ago i got a NU DVDRW DDW-081 (DVD Burner). All worked well for
awhile and then all of a sudden it stopped reading disc's, the troubleshooter
suggested that the problem could be that theres to many drives being used and
that and more then 4 will cause problems, i had 6. After correcting the fault
i uninstalled the DVD Burner and re-installed it to find it still not
working, the Device status state's that the device is working properly. I
refuse to beleive that it could be a faulty DVD Drive, coz it open and
close's fine and it try's to read but dosent seem to be able to, can any
body help i've tried all i can think of..

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Anonymous
June 15, 2005 3:04:18 PM

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Have you tried a standard CD cleaning kit? The laser could be dirty/dusty?

Number of drives isn't usually a problem, providing your PSU is sufficient.
--
Cari (MS-MVP)
Printing & Imaging



"Nestie" <Nestie@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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>A few months ago i got a NU DVDRW DDW-081 (DVD Burner). All worked well for
> awhile and then all of a sudden it stopped reading disc's, the
> troubleshooter
> suggested that the problem could be that theres to many drives being used
> and
> that and more then 4 will cause problems, i had 6. After correcting the
> fault
> i uninstalled the DVD Burner and re-installed it to find it still not
> working, the Device status state's that the device is working properly. I
> refuse to beleive that it could be a faulty DVD Drive, coz it open and
> close's fine and it try's to read but dosent seem to be able to, can any
> body help i've tried all i can think of..
>
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