Satellite A200 27z does not recognize DVD drive
Ive got the computer laptop toshiba Satellite A200 27z & a while a go it wouldn't turn on at all, I took it to a computer repair shop & they seemed to solve the problem, except that they delete all the "stuff" that comes with the laptop.
On the most part, he always does things I want to do. But recently I went to play a dvd in there & it won't work, even if it does not play DVD if theyre sent to me by msn etc.
Normally, when I put a dvd, toshiba dvd player would automatically right away, but now he used. When I go to manually open the dvd player toshiba a message just ups saying:
* the specific drive is not found. Check the settings by going to settings > stock settings > source. or otherwise check that the disc has been correctly connected to the levels
Ive been in the "action settings", but the source area is blocked (do not type anything in it). I don't know much about computers and so do not know how to check if the drive is properly connected.
It will not also recognize when I put a cd that he either, as normally if I put a cd in and then itunes would automatically load upward, now itunes will not appear if a cd is in the laptop & I can't find it anywhere.
can help someone, I have no idea about these things!
I had this problem a few months ago, I thought that I should send it to be repaired but Windows Mr Fixit made and my dvd player is running again
Here is the link
I hope this works for you
I have a problem because my satellite A200-1AE with Microsoft Vista does not recognize the USB 2.0 flash drive. He asks me a program/software!
The same USB works without problem on other computers with vista!
Someone knows what to do?
First of all, you must disconnect all USB devices and must remove the USB ports and controllers in the Device Manager.
After this procedure, you must restart the laptop. After a new restart the Vista operating system should recognize the USB ports and should reinstall USB drivers again.
Then you must update the Vista to the State! All fixes and patches must be installed. Please note that you will have to visit the MS Update site for all patches
Notes; MS has released a beta of Vista SP1. I installed it on my laptop and it has solved several problems.
For some unknown reason, my Satellite C650-1CP stopped reading DVDs (although it works for cd), it does not recognize all simply that a DVD is in the drive.
I tried several games (including games that worked on my laptop) and none do not work, any suggestions?
Maybe the DVDs are scratched... Have you tried different types of DVD and you are sure that the drives are ok?
You can also try to remove the server - and lowerfilters in the registry. So follow the instructions in this Microsoft article:
I have a problem with the extension of the RAM.
I have the Satellite A200-1CR with 2 x 512 MB of RAM.
Now, I bought 1 x 2 GB RAM (DDR2 PC2-5300 (667 MHz); PA3513S-1M2G) but the BIOS and Windows recognizes only 1 GB.
When I add 1x512mo to the second slot, the system recognizes 1.5 GB of RAM.
Where is the problem?
What should I do to make it see 2 GB?
I think the answer is very simple.
Satellite A200-1CR can be upgraded up to 2 GB of RAM.
This means that you can use max 1 GB of RAM in one slot
You used 2 GB of RAM and this module does not seem to be compatible
In my opinion if you want to use 2 GB of RAM then you can buy 2 x 1 GB RAM modules
Can anyone help?
I've tried several brands of DVD - R, but also blank discs DVD + R on my Satellite Pro A60, but very few of them are even recognized.
Pioneer DV - RW DVR - K13A is supposed to work correctly when I check the Properties tab.
I tried to watch upodates but frmwre - na .zip was not allowed to work, the D drive was not considered appropriate...
What exactly do you mean? Is the drive does not support content or there is problem if you want to burn data on DVD-R media?
Can you please explain this a little more carefully?
Just FYI: I use the empty media TDK almost 5 years and I can say that TDK is very good for this kind of things.
Hello I have a Satellite P30, can't read the DVD or CD when I try to open the DVD or CD the Explorer session seems to hang for a while and then comes with a screen reader DVD-RAM with the option on the left to write files to a CD. I installed the latest drivers and BIOS for my laptop.
I am at a loss, everything was working fine until recently the does'nt PC seem to recognize I have a cd or drive normalDVD drive it just see the of it as a DVD RAM drive.
When I put a dvd in side light flashes orange and the system hangs just for awhile. I sometimes get an IO error when trying to read from a cd. What I put in it thinks I want to write files
I suggest that you check in Device Manager to see if there is a problem with your hard drive. In any case, it may be helpful to remove the device from Device Manager and then restart for the drive is recognized again as a new installation.
I just bought a new model slimline DVD rewritable AD - 7540A, brand Sony NEC Optiarc. When it is plugged into the computer laptop and for the POST, it appears the 'IDE #1 error' message after the operating system starts, I am unable to open the drawer and no CD/DVD can be read.
I checked this drive on another laptop from another brand, and it works fine, so the problem is not in the drive itself. Could someone help me?
Thanks in advance.
The problem is simple.
Your phone does support not all readers of CD/DVD slimline because different or bad master/slave/c-salt settings.
The IDE #1 error message indicates that the BIOS cannot recognize the device connected to the #1 IDE controller.
In your case, the solution is simple; you need to buy a compatible CD/DVD player and supported
Mayen a user manual would provide details on the management of records.
If not, then contact the ASP in your country and ask some compatible devices!
At soon buddy
drive does not appear in my computer or Device Manager. It is listed in the bios
drive does not appear in my computer or Device Manager. It is listed in the bios
The following link might be worth a visit:
(982116) your CD or DVD drive is missing
or is not recognized by Windows or other programs
(Windows XP / Windows Vista / Windows 7)
Hello world. I have recently upgraded to Windows 7 Ultimate for Windows 8 Pro, my laptop HP Pavilion 1287la g4, 64-bit. I used a Windows 8 Pro DVD to upgrade, everything was going well after the upgrade as fully recognized pilots, tool integration, and all my personal files were saved.
The only problem I found is that after the upgrade of the DVD drive is not recognized. It actually isn't even in the devices. I contacted Hp and they were able to help me make the drive detectable, but now I see that the icon of the DVD in the devices shows a yellow warning, which means that the driver of this material is not found or is corrupted. I did everything that I can to search for the driver, but still the BONE says it's updated with a generic driver. However, the reader does not always show upward. Please help with a better solution. I really like Windows 8 and I don't want to go back and upgrade to Windows 7 again. Thanks in advance.
Try the following steps:
1. run the command as administrator prompt. Type cmd in Windows 8 modern user interface and press HUMINT + shift + enter
2 type following and say enter
Reg.exe add "HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\atapi\Controller0" / f/v EnumDevice1 /t REG_DWORD /d 0x00000001
3. reboot the system
If not not work look at the following article:
The registry keys are always the same in Windows 8.
Be sure not to remove entries in different paths.
Hello, I have a L40 - 15 g doesn t seem to show the driver on the BIOS.
Tried a pioneer dvr-k17tbt (original)?
a GSA - T40N H - L
a Sony DW-P50A
No shows on BIOS.
I've reset CMOS, BIOS update, nothing works
All readers Don t show on windows as well, but they have the power (light and work button)
What should do?
What is the original drive and where you have ordered the new CD/DVD readers?
Have you checked if there is a jumper for master/slave definition? If so try with the master and slave.
The problem is that not all readers are compatible for all laptops. If you don't know which drive is just ask a maintainer approved assistance.
The multidrive on my laptop does not recognize DVD-he just turns and clicks.
It recognizes the CD tho. I've had this problem before, but did not pick up the CD player and it plays DVDs.
I managed to solve this last time, but I do not remember how.
Don't you remember how you solved the problem? ?:|
Hmm, very strange.
However, I think that it s a problem of calibration of lens of the drive.
The lens can not be calibrated properly and that's why the drive cannot read the media.
Have you tried to remove the drive from the laptop? If this is not the case, try to remove it. Then start without the drive. Then shut off the unit. Reinstall the drive and start the laptop. The firmware should take over again and maybe the lens is calibrated in the right position.
You can also try to clean the lens gently. But if the whole points will not help you may need to replace the drive
My NEC ND-4550-reader DVD - RW does not recognize DVD game discs.
He has no problem reading movie DVDs and music CDs or access data CD and DVD burnt with data on them.
I removed and let XP Reinstall the device and high-low filters removed the registry etc nothing works.
I made a copy of a DVD game on another PC and it is recognized and install my PC.
All DVD discs work very well on the other PC.
I am running Windows XP Professional with SP2.
MS Fixit controls indicate no problems.
This would be a matter of software protection?
All tried game DVDs are official records and not copies.
The NEC ND-4550 uses cdrom.sys as pilot.
Finally, I replaced the drive for a new one (Pioneer DVR-S18L) and everything now works as it should.
So I suspect that it's a hardware problem and not one that can be resolved by any of the Windows settings.
CD/DVD does not recognize the drive. Error message-"Insert a disk." "" "Insert a disk in the drive (E or F, depending on whether one in use). I bought a DVD/CD thought exteranl today that might work. Same error message with the external dvd/cd. Can hear the disc turning when it is inserted during a short period of time, maybe 20 seconds, then it stops. Sometimes, the disc is ejected when the error message appears, sometimes not. Same results even with blank CDs.
Step 1: Please do all the same underneath if you did some before as is often total
a process that solves the problem.
Try this - Panel - Device Manager - CD/DVD - double click on the device - driver tab.
Click on update drivers (this will probably do nothing) - RIGHT click ON the drive - uninstall.
RESTART this will refresh the default driver stack. Even if the reader does not appear to continue
Then, work your way through these - don't forget the drive might be bad, could be a coward
cable or slight corrosion on the contacts (usually for a laptop) and other issues.
Your CD or DVD drive is missing or is not recognized by Windows or other programs
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314060 - a Mr Fixit
Try this fix manually if the Fixit 314060 does not work
Your CD or DVD drive is missing or is not recognized by Windows or other programs-
a Mr Fixit
The CD drive or the DVD drive does not work as expected on a computer that you upgraded to
for Windows Vista
When you insert a CD or a DVD, Windows Vista may not recognize the disc
Your CD or DVD drive cannot read or write media - A Mr Fixit
CD/DVD drive does not appear in Windows Vista, or you receive this error in Windows
Vista installation after booting from the DVD (AHCI)
Drive CD - R or CD - RW Drive is not recognized as a recordable device
Hardware devices not detected or not working - A Mr Fixit
Another possibility is that the cables are loose. Remove ALL power, then make sure that the cables in both
ends. Remove and replace, do not just tight. For laptops, you can often clean power and
contacts data with a pencil eraser.
Some DVD players do not use the Windows default drivers so check with the manufacturer of system and
manufacturer of device to see if there is a firmware or drivers for your drive if necessary.
Step 2: You have disc problems as the CD/DVD is actually 4 discs in 1 case (CD & DVD
Burn and CD and DVD read). So it is not unusual for 1 or 2 operational so that other parts
do it right.
Did you follow the Troubleshooting Guide for the reader who still does not work? There are
the entries in registry that the troubleshooter does not solve and those who "might" be the cause.
Check with your Maker system and a device for the two possible firmware updates and
the correct registry entries for your car.
Here are the keys that I of course are those in question - for the subkeys of the CD/DVD drive
as there will be other subkeys in these keys. Do not forget to ask specific keys involved as well as
You can probably find more info here and maybe even the exact registry for your CD/DVD settings
drive from someone with the same model.
Forums - a lot of expert real help
Use DevManView to locate the CD/DVD in the registry (be careful and do a prior Restore Point)
nothing change) - find the DevManView device and then make a right click on it free in RegEdit.
DevManView - free - an alternative to the standard Windows Device Manager, which displays all the
devices and their properties in flat table, instead of the tree viewer
I hope this helps.
Rob Brown - MS MVP - Windows Desktop Experience: Bike - Mark Twain said it right.
After microsoft updates have been installed on our system the DVD - RW drive does not recognize DVD or CD the drive tries to read the disc and then the door opens and DVD/CD is ejected and then it asks to insert the disc.
Please follow the methods.
Run the Microsoft fixit for the link.
Follow the steps in the link.
Important: this section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems can occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you proceed with caution. For added protection, back up the registry before you edit it. Then you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click on the number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
How to back up and restore the registry in Windows
I'm reading a music cd in d drive. My computer does not recognize the drive. I can solve this problem?
Press the Windows Logo key and the R key to open the run.
Type; regedit, and then click OK
With the right button of the upper filters button, if necessary, and then click 'remove '. Click on the Yes"" button.
Click the lower filters key, if present and click 'delete '. Click on the Yes"" button.
Try again your CD.
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