new dvd drive problem

  jamesd1981 20:02 26 Dec 2009

ive just installed a new sata lg dvd drive and it appears to be working but i get no audio my audio is working as i get sound fine playing files on my drive and in the dvd drive the dvd plays but just lacks sound any ideas would be much appreciated.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 20:17 26 Dec 2009

Device manager - right click the drive - properties - properties tab - tick box "enable digital Cd audio for this drive - click OK.

  jamesd1981 20:24 26 Dec 2009

thanks fruit bat just checked it and its already ticked.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 20:35 26 Dec 2009

If no problems in device manager then it could be your software player missing a codec

try K-Lite Codec Pack (click here)

  jamesd1981 20:42 26 Dec 2009

ok il try it i just tryed a normal audio cd and it played sound fine seems to only have a problem with audio from a dvd. il try the codec pack and let u know.

  jamesd1981 20:58 26 Dec 2009

thanks a mill fruitbat the codec pack has it sorted. thanks again.

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