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If the lens has been damaged than it is going to even stop reading disks sooner or later. Tell us some more! The email address entered is already associated to an account. Here’s a link to this great service Good luck! Even though DVD drives are dirt cheap compared to what they used to cost, there’s no real reason to spend the cash unless you’re sure the problem is with the drive and not something else on the computer, so please, test that drive first. You currently have javascript disabled.

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After the driver update process, everything was just fine. Many other people have had problems with this one, I see.

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Personal email address removed to protect member privacy. Thanks for your help. Hopefully this is a do-it-yourself job.

Sign in anonymously Don’t add me to the active users list. And I don’t believe there is a special driver for it–just Microsoft’s generic one. There are none for a floppy drive though. Back to Storage forum 7 total posts.


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Proffitt Forum moderator December 18, 7: I have no idea. What’s the simplest troubleshooting method you know? I need your help badly. You are reporting the following post: Also, I noted that the diskette drive on the same ribbon cable does work, but slowly Flaming or offending other users Illegal activities: Make sure both devices are not set the same way i.

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It did, but I never got the “Your New Hardware is Ready to Use” dialog–I guess it only does that vt it automatically installs a driver? Thanks for your responses, though. It’s certainly not my computer, or I would definitely do just what you said. Hi there, Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking nl a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.


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Please assign your manual to a product: Please try again now or at a later time. The drive won’t read discs, but the diagnostic says the drive is ok, and the driver is up to date. If the lens has been damaged than it is going to r stop reading disks sooner or later.

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