Use the fix given on this Microsoft page. I got the drivers from Dell’s website via service tag and tried every one that came up, but only one will install, and it did not fix the problem. Yes, it should read DVD’s. Usually, once a drive stops reading DVD’s, it is in need of replacement. But sometimes a firmware update can get them working again. This site is completely free — paid for by advertisers and donations.

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I’m going to have to continue this tomorrow. So I went to the Compaq site now HP and downloaded the firmware update, but it won’t let me use it. Amazon’s discontinued Kindle Voyage e-reader has never been cheaper. Click here to join today! I’ve seen some comment that HP’s own flash has changed brands on some drives, but it did not happen all by itself, no matter what took place.

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Unfortunately, when I took out the drive to check the model number there was no sticker on it to tell me if I had the right drive or not! Combo Drive Firmware Version: I’ve also tried what is suggested in the link you gave me, but it did not fix the problem. No Read Digital Audio: The Western Digital Elements has rarely been this cheap.


I’ve forgotten my password. External Hard drive liege89Dec 20,in forum: I’ve tried them all. It has more than one lens and may just be a goner.

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Javascript Disabled Detected You currently have javascript disabled. There are cross-flashes available for almost all drives so the brand name can be changed and the media the drive recognizes updated.

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But I’d strongly suggest that you go through with your plan to make an Ubuntu later you can install it to a virtual drive inside Windows gcx boot to it from a menu at boot time to try out Linux, and it is ew uninstallable with no partition changes if you use WUBI or Knoppix an OS made specifically to run from CD or DVD and so optimized for that purpose–can be used for data recovery on unbootable systems since either will be useful later and answer our question now.

Act like your business depends on them Backups: I recently had to format the entire hard drive and install a fresh copy of Windows XP Pro, in the case. Yes, it should read DVD’s.

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