none playing of dvds/cd on dvd/cd re writers

  silly old git 17:02 05 Aug 2005

win xp home sp2 loaded o/s and everything connected to dvd re writer sonic MyDVD using olympus camedia 4.00 to store now does not reconnise the disc either dvd or cd error message states "d drive not ready or the discs are not formatted for the job? is the answer a re install?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:33 05 Aug 2005

Try -- In device manager unistall the IDE channel the DVD is on and the scan for new hardware let XP reinstall the channel.

If this does not work then maybe the read laser is us in the drive.

  silly old git 10:12 06 Aug 2005

tried that still the same going to try a re boot to see if computer bios will load xp disc again.

  silly old git 14:25 06 Aug 2005

have done a reboot and have not re installed roxio sofware or it could be sp2

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