Dvd not working on laptop

  morgaine1 11:07 23 Jan 2009

My Dvd player is not working,i havent even had this for a year,so i dont think it has stopped through being old, i cant get the disk to play, they dont even register with the laptop, it just says indersdt disk all the time when i try and play it

  howard64 11:17 23 Jan 2009

try going - right click my computer - properties - hardware - device manager - the click the plus sign by the dvd then properties and uninstall. Reboot and with luck it will be automatically reinstalled and work. If not the connections could have come loose. With it being less than a year old a word with the supplier under warranty is advised.

  Grey Goo 11:39 23 Jan 2009

Could try these
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  morgaine1 11:51 23 Jan 2009

I have been through device manager and i couldnt find anything that said dvd,

  Grey Goo 19:53 23 Jan 2009

If it is missing in Windows Explorer as well this may help
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  woodchip 20:15 23 Jan 2009

May be registering as a CD drive in Device manager, as above if it is try uninstallin it then reboot

  sajeev 23:03 23 Jan 2009

I am trying to play a DVD DL (of a friend's wedding) on my laptop but am unable to do so as :"Windows is not able to recognize this format."
The Properties on the DVD say UDF.
I tried the hotfix from Microsoft but it made no difference.
Help please

  woodchip 11:55 24 Jan 2009

UDF click here

INCD Use this cannot remember if its NERO or ROXIO

  Grey Goo 13:07 24 Jan 2009

Do Dual layer rewritables exist?

  sajeev 21:04 24 Jan 2009

Thanks WC. Read the article and learnt a lot about UDF but didnt find any way to solve my problem. Any suggestions, any one?

  Grey Goo 22:40 24 Jan 2009

Can you see the files in windows explorer, what type are they?

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