CD RW / DVD Drive problems

  Howard's Way 18:19 24 Apr 2005
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I have a Mat*[email protected]:a CDRW CW8121 Combi DVD CDRW drive in my laptop. Running XP SP1. It will read DVDs no problem and sometimes a CD that is is a game. It will not read Audio CDs or anything that I have made using Roxio even though other computers can read these CDs no problem.

Do you think that this a software problem or hardware.

I have uninstalled the drive from laptop and reinstalled it and have updated the drivers.

  Pesala 19:46 24 Apr 2005

Take out the drive and make your laptop lighter. Buy a 512 Mbytes or bigger USB pen drive and keep your MP3 and AVI files on that.

  Sans le Sou 21:47 24 Apr 2005

Have you got the autoplay options configured for audio CDs, e.g set to take no action.

  HXP 23:16 24 Apr 2005

Have you tried different types of CD's some drives read some media better than others.

HXP

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