• We've upgraded our forums. Please post any issues/requests in this thread.

DVD Drive problem

Joined
Aug 30, 2004
Messages
53 (0.01/day)
Likes
0
Processor AMD Athlon 64 4000+ San Diego @ 2.4GHz (Stock)
Motherboard ASUS A8N-SLi nFORCE 4
Cooling CPU:GigaByte G-Power, Case:1x 8cm & 2x 12cm
Memory 2GB Corsair XMS PC3200 DDR (2 x 1GB)
Video Card(s) XFX nVIDIA GeFORCE 7800GT Extreme Edition 256MB GDDR3 VIVO @ 450/1050MHz (Stock)
Storage Samsung SpinPoint 200GB SATA-II 8MB Cache 7200RPM
Display(s) 19'' Samsung SyncMaster CRT @ 100Hz
Case ThermalTake Tsunami Dream (Black)
Audio Device(s) Creative Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS 7.1
Power Supply Seasonic S12 600W Silent ATX2.0
Software Windows XP Home Edition + SP2
#1
Hi guys had a problem with my lads pc with his dvd drive it was not picking up dvd's in the drive but was picking up cd's so i thought the drive was broke. Got a new dvd drive through still the same problem any ideas on this i also have done a windows reinstall windows xp is os.

thx in advance for any help :D
 
Joined
Nov 26, 2004
Messages
4,368 (0.92/day)
Likes
1,506
Location
Canuck in Norway
System Name Hellbox 3.0(same case new guts)
Processor i7 4790K
Motherboard Asus Z97 Sabertooth Mark 1
Cooling TT Kandalf L.C.S.(Water/Air)AC Cuplex Kryos CPU Block/Noctua
Memory 2x8GB Corsair Vengance Pro 2400
Video Card(s) Sapphire Tri-X Fury (Unlocked to Fury X)
Storage WD Caviar Black SATA 3 1TB x2 RAID 0 2xSamsung 850 Evo 500GB RAID 0
Display(s) ASUS MG279Q 1440 IPS 144Hz FreeSync
Case TT Kandalf L.C.S.
Audio Device(s) Soundblaster ZX/Logitech Z906 5.1
Power Supply Seasonic X-1050W 80+ Gold
Mouse G502 Proteus Spectrum
Keyboard G19s
Software Win 10 Pro x64
#2
are you using some sort of Program? e.g. PowerDVD etc. generally you need something that has DVD decoding in it as Default XP wont do it(Tho there are DVD encoding packs for Windows Media Player) they arent in there by default
 
Joined
Aug 30, 2004
Messages
53 (0.01/day)
Likes
0
Processor AMD Athlon 64 4000+ San Diego @ 2.4GHz (Stock)
Motherboard ASUS A8N-SLi nFORCE 4
Cooling CPU:GigaByte G-Power, Case:1x 8cm & 2x 12cm
Memory 2GB Corsair XMS PC3200 DDR (2 x 1GB)
Video Card(s) XFX nVIDIA GeFORCE 7800GT Extreme Edition 256MB GDDR3 VIVO @ 450/1050MHz (Stock)
Storage Samsung SpinPoint 200GB SATA-II 8MB Cache 7200RPM
Display(s) 19'' Samsung SyncMaster CRT @ 100Hz
Case ThermalTake Tsunami Dream (Black)
Audio Device(s) Creative Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS 7.1
Power Supply Seasonic S12 600W Silent ATX2.0
Software Windows XP Home Edition + SP2
#3
yeah m8 using power dvd and windows dvd pack thx
 
Joined
Nov 26, 2004
Messages
4,368 (0.92/day)
Likes
1,506
Location
Canuck in Norway
System Name Hellbox 3.0(same case new guts)
Processor i7 4790K
Motherboard Asus Z97 Sabertooth Mark 1
Cooling TT Kandalf L.C.S.(Water/Air)AC Cuplex Kryos CPU Block/Noctua
Memory 2x8GB Corsair Vengance Pro 2400
Video Card(s) Sapphire Tri-X Fury (Unlocked to Fury X)
Storage WD Caviar Black SATA 3 1TB x2 RAID 0 2xSamsung 850 Evo 500GB RAID 0
Display(s) ASUS MG279Q 1440 IPS 144Hz FreeSync
Case TT Kandalf L.C.S.
Audio Device(s) Soundblaster ZX/Logitech Z906 5.1
Power Supply Seasonic X-1050W 80+ Gold
Mouse G502 Proteus Spectrum
Keyboard G19s
Software Win 10 Pro x64
#4
other thing you might wanna check in the Device Manager under ATA contollers. in the Secondary IDE channel(where the Drive should be located) under Properties/Advanced Settings. The Transfer Mode should be set to DMA if Available not PIO could also check for Firmware upgrades for the drive itselfHere hope that helps
 
Joined
Aug 30, 2004
Messages
53 (0.01/day)
Likes
0
Processor AMD Athlon 64 4000+ San Diego @ 2.4GHz (Stock)
Motherboard ASUS A8N-SLi nFORCE 4
Cooling CPU:GigaByte G-Power, Case:1x 8cm & 2x 12cm
Memory 2GB Corsair XMS PC3200 DDR (2 x 1GB)
Video Card(s) XFX nVIDIA GeFORCE 7800GT Extreme Edition 256MB GDDR3 VIVO @ 450/1050MHz (Stock)
Storage Samsung SpinPoint 200GB SATA-II 8MB Cache 7200RPM
Display(s) 19'' Samsung SyncMaster CRT @ 100Hz
Case ThermalTake Tsunami Dream (Black)
Audio Device(s) Creative Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS 7.1
Power Supply Seasonic S12 600W Silent ATX2.0
Software Windows XP Home Edition + SP2
#5
Sorry m8 im a bit of a thick git i just got a m8 round to have a look and he told me its a cd rom drive i didnt read the info when i ordered the drive DOH! :-S
 

ReconCX

New Member
Joined
Oct 21, 2004
Messages
400 (0.08/day)
Likes
1
Location
California
Processor AMD Phenom II X6 1100T
Motherboard ASUS Crosshair V Formula
Memory G.SKILL Ripjaws 16GB (4x4GB) 1600 DDR3
Video Card(s) NVIDIA GTX 480
Storage Intel 330 Series 180GB SSD x2
Display(s) ASUS VH242H 23.6"
Case COOLER MASTER Storm Trooper
Power Supply COOLER MASTER Silent Pro 700W
Software Microsoft® Windows 8 Professional
#7
if you need a good dvdrom get a Pioneer... a little more expensive but none of the hassle, and don't get the disc insert type, get the normal tray ones.
 

fr33ze

New Member
Joined
Sep 13, 2004
Messages
125 (0.03/day)
Likes
0
Location
loughbourough, uk
#8
BiGShiRley said:
Sorry m8 im a bit of a thick git i just got a m8 round to have a look and he told me its a cd rom drive i didnt read the info when i ordered the drive DOH! :-S
thats quite funny :)

good luck getting it sorted
 
Joined
Nov 26, 2004
Messages
4,368 (0.92/day)
Likes
1,506
Location
Canuck in Norway
System Name Hellbox 3.0(same case new guts)
Processor i7 4790K
Motherboard Asus Z97 Sabertooth Mark 1
Cooling TT Kandalf L.C.S.(Water/Air)AC Cuplex Kryos CPU Block/Noctua
Memory 2x8GB Corsair Vengance Pro 2400
Video Card(s) Sapphire Tri-X Fury (Unlocked to Fury X)
Storage WD Caviar Black SATA 3 1TB x2 RAID 0 2xSamsung 850 Evo 500GB RAID 0
Display(s) ASUS MG279Q 1440 IPS 144Hz FreeSync
Case TT Kandalf L.C.S.
Audio Device(s) Soundblaster ZX/Logitech Z906 5.1
Power Supply Seasonic X-1050W 80+ Gold
Mouse G502 Proteus Spectrum
Keyboard G19s
Software Win 10 Pro x64
#9
Whoops! hope ya can return it and get what ya really wanted
 
Joined
Oct 19, 2004
Messages
205 (0.04/day)
Likes
0
Location
Applegate, CA
#10
I got a MSI CD-RW/DVD-ROM drive. It's great, and the CD burner can make pira-- I mean, archive copies of all of my games (including SafeDisc v3 protected discs).