Why is my CD DVD drive not working?

Why is my CD DVD drive not working?

Reinstall or Update Driver in Device Manager Expand DVD/CD-ROM drives, right-click the optical drive listed, then click Uninstall. Exit Device Manager then restart your computer. Windows 10 will detect the drive then reinstall it. You can also use the option to Update Driver Software from within Device Manager.

Why won’t my DVD player work on my Dell laptop?

Verify that the optical drive is recognized in Device Manager. Set the Auto-Play settings in windows to defaults. Run the Dell personal computer Diagnostics on the Optical Disk Drive (CD, DVD, or Blu-ray drive) Uninstall and reinstall the Dell provided playback software (DVD or Blu-ray movie playback issues)

Why won’t my laptop recognize a CD?

If the CD-ROM works in Safe Mode but not in normal Windows, a running program is causing the issue, or the drivers are corrupt. Open Device Manager, highlight and remove the CD-ROM by pressing the delete key. After deleting the CD-ROM, reboot the computer. Windows should then detect the CD-ROM and reinstall it.

What causes CD-ROM failure?

If the power supply is not providing enough power to the disc drive, it can cause the disc drive to not be able to function properly. The disc drive may not be able to read CD or DVD without enough power. You can check the power supply to determine if it’s not working correctly.

When I put a CD in the computer nothing happens?

What’s most likely happened is that the “auto run” feature has been turned off – either on your system or on that specific drive. That means that by definition nothing happens when you insert a disc.

What are the symptoms of CD-ROM failure?

Symptom. A disk drive read, write, or parity error is reported by the operating system or a software application. A CD-ROM drive read error or parity error is reported by the operating system or a software application.

What are the signs of ROM failure?

Failure occurs during ROM flash

  • Symptom. The server will not start.
  • Cause. The flash cannot be interrupted during a ROM flash, or the ROM image is corrupted and the server does not start. The most likely reason for failure is a loss of power to the system during the flash process. Action.

How do I check if my DVD drive is working?

If not, refer to the Dell Knowledge Base article Optical Drive is not recognized in Windows.

  1. Press the Windows key + R to open the Run dialog box.
  2. In the Run dialog box, type devmgmt. msc then press the Enter key.
  3. In the Device Manager window, expand DVD/CD-ROM drives. Verify that the optical drive is listed.

How do I enable my CD drive in Windows 10?

How to enable the DMA settings of a hard disk drive, CD-ROM, CD-R/RW and DVD-ROM drive?

  1. Start Control Panel.
  2. Double-click System.
  3. Click the Device Manager tab.
  4. For hard disk drive, click to expand Disk Drive.
  5. Right-click on the necessary drive and click Properties.
  6. Click the Settings tab.
  7. Select the DMA option.

How do I test a CD-ROM?

Open System Information. In the System Information window, click the + symbol next to Components. If you see “CD-ROM,” click it once to display the CD-ROM in the left window. Otherwise, click “+” next to “Multimedia” and then click “CD-ROM” to see the CD-ROM information in the left window.

What causes CD ROM failure?

What causes ROM to fail?

Inactivity or restricted movement range is another common cause of ROM losses. This outcome is often seen after prolonged disabling injuries, post-surgery and following immobilization. In this spectrum of conditions the ROM losses are an adaptive response, secondary to the underlying condition.