dvd rom woe's

Discussion in 'Computer Games and General Discussion' started by Temperal, Aug 11, 2012.

  1. Temperal

    Temperal Member

    Jul 20, 2012
    New Hamburg Ontario
    I recently was trying to use my dvd rom to install printer software. Everytime i put the cd in it kicks it out. A window pops up that says. please insert disc into drive D: (my rom drive). Below it has a link to help me chose a disc. Clicking on this leads me to a window talking about what formats of discs are able to be burned. Now I am not trying to burn anything. I haven't burned a disc in a long time. It seems that the drive is stuck on the windows burn disc for some reason. Does anyone have any info on how to fix this? If so thank you very much.
  2. Fear Zoa

    Fear Zoa Still Alive

    Jun 18, 2009
    United States
    Don't suppose the cd is scratched?
  3. Rydian

    Rydian Resident Furvertâ„¢

    Feb 4, 2010
    United States
    Cave Entrance, Watching Cyan Write Letters
    The drive could be going bad. Does it still read CDs? If not it's likely already shot (the "burn a disc" dialogue is the default windows action when it can't detect a disc), but if so it may just be on it's way, as DVDs are harder to read than CDs so DVD-reading ability usually drops off first.

    Also check the disc in another computer and all that jazz.
  4. LockeCole_101629

    LockeCole_101629 GBAtemp Regular

    Jul 6, 2012
    New Zealand
    my DVD/CD RW is been dead for almost 6 years.
    in fact I never use anything which read/copy from an optic to a magnetic chip/disk

    forget about your disk and start looking driver on the net. save it on your flashdrive/hdd/microsd and install it from there.
    Even I'm using my Flashdrive to install OS on any computer which support USB Booting.
    what you need to know is your printer model, and OS you're using.