Stupid DVDs!!!

Discussion in 'Computer Games and General Discussion' started by dinofan01, Feb 10, 2010.

  1. dinofan01
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    dinofan01 Misses the old days...

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    Okay heres my problem. For some reason when ever I put a disc into my DVD drive, my computer detects it as an empty disc. No matter if its a retail movie DVD or a program. I can't launch becasue its just asks what I want to write onto it. I avoided the problem with movies by launching the movie through windows media player but now I have a program I need to launch and can't. Its some stupid program for my psychology class and I cant do anything. Any advice would be nice. Thank you.
     
  2. Rayder

    Rayder Mostly lurking lately....

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    First, attempt to update the drive's firmware (look up the EXACT model# for your drive, then go to the manufacturer's website to find a firmware for it). If that doesn't fix it, it's most likely the laser in your drive died.
     
  3. Elritha

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    Is it just autorun that is messed up, or can you actually not browse the contents of the dvd?
     
  4. dinofan01
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    dinofan01 Misses the old days...

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    Rayder you son of a b-!!! I could just make sweet passionate love to you right now! The drivers were the problem. I've never had to update hardware drivers so I never really thought about it. Thanks again rayder!