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Report aby- Apr 24, 2010 at 10:36 AM i also can play cd on my pc but it doesn't play dvd please help me out... I did what he said, and my report is going to get done on time. Its a full version CD.   I don't know, that's just the way DVD drives act some times.  So from what all you said, reformatting with a full OS CD and The expantion says it is comparable with vista.

Everything shows up and is accesable then. MAKE SURE YOU HOLD THE EJECT BUTTON IN THE ENTIRE TIME!!!! Helpful +4 Report Gordyalex Jan 14, 2009 at 05:23 PM Hey all I've got vista home premium and in trying to run warhammer: mark of chaos. I've been going nuts trying to figure this out.

I can't figure out how to reload XP with the disks because I can't put any disks in the computer to because it doesn't recognize it. Members can monitor the statuses of their requests from their account pages. Report Amazed- Jan 7, 2009 at 06:11 PM Has ANYONE ever managed o TRULY , TECHNICALLY solve this ? For this particular incident, Vista did not offer any Restore Point for me to go back to.

Main Sections Technology News Reviews Features Product Finder Downloads Drivers Community TechSpot Forums Today's Posts Ask a Question News & Comments Useful Resources Best of the Best Must Reads Trending Now It describes the various services and settings of these services in the Registry.In my Registry for the CDFS service I had (1) HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Cdfs(2) HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet002\Services\Cdfs(3) HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet003\Services\Cdfs(4) HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet003\Services\CdfsI am not a Registry expert It can play commercial DVD fine as well as commercial audio CD, and burn CD and DVD fine, but if I put any disk I burned (even old one that used If an error code is reported, the computer may need to be serviced.

engl.) the drive can not read/write disks any more (un-known file system). Windows XP Pro - SP2 Yes, this forum is only for XP SP3, but I think it would be pointless to post it elsewhere since it sounds like the drive is Monday, June 23, 2008 10:46 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote  Supierce wrote: Unfortunately, it didn't work. Someone should take Microsoft to court for this, as this has probably cost MILLIONS to all the users trying to solve this by replacing their burner, media & even PCs.

Bill 0 mwshockley 7 Years Ago This is not an XP problem or Hardware Problem. What is the rest of the conversations happening for?   Does anyone have the answer as to fixing this awful screw up of Microsoft's XP SP3? re-flash? Thanks Man if I' ever see a big old dodge van I'LL STOP & SALUTE.

If I left click to display properties it takes an eternitiy to display the menu, but when it finally does, if I click on Autoplay then I can display the disc Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: Can't read cd/dvd This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. um some of us have older stuff too. folks are cheated or they do not buy or play on line any more.

Monday, July 07, 2008 9:47 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I have been emailing a tech from NEC discussing this issue. If you are asked whether you would like to roll back to the previous driver, click Yes. I then select the pictures I wish to transfer and then drag them over to the E drive window onto the blank disc. The second CD-RW drive was not recognized as a RW drive but just a standard CD drive.

http://support.microsoft.com/gp/mats#tab0 just popped in a movie and its actually working. Depending on your hardware WinXP may not have all the necessary drivers available. it was free so.   i hope this helps some.. Yes or No.   No, we don't have answers, just suggestions.  The problem you have clearly only affects a tiny minority of users who have installed SP3 so people who are

Its working fine eventhough it's kinda slow because of poor harware. In Windows 98 and Me, select Properties, and click the Device Manager tab. all we need is our sound- game- great graphics and recorder program and our own firewall.

Device manager reports proper working.

The data value of the renamed LowerFilters should be PxHelp20 Pfc. I was able to write to DVDs just fine before installing SP3.   Wednesday, October 22, 2008 8:25 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote This forum has been should fix it.. I can't do it today, but if someone wants to give it a try, it's at:   http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=b5f726f1-4ace-455d-bad7-abc4dd2f147b&DisplayLang=en   There are Vista and x64 versions available too.   Proposed as answer

Thanks. The bottom drive is DVD ROM. I got a new PC last year running Vista. Mine was called "DVD/CD-ROM drives." Double-click it to show it's contents and there should be another device under it.