Having problems with your PC Laptops ?

My dvd player on my laptop used 2 work but now it suddenly stopped working and i cant get it to work it doesn't seem to recognise that there is a dvd in my computer. i have tried playing it in every single different program on my computer but every program said that there was no dvd inserted. any good ideas?


Answers :

You may use any CD/DVD drive lens cleaner to clean the lens as it may be that the lens in the CD/DVD drive is not able to recognize the disc due to accumulation of dust. Next, you may perform System Restore to the time when the CD/DVD drive operated normally. If the issue persists then you may try reinstalling the Operating System.
If the issue persists even after performing all the above mentioned steps then the issue may be Hardware related and the CD/DVD drive may require service.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for PC Laptops

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

My dvd player on my laptop used 2 work but now it suddenly stopped working and i cant get it to work it doesn't seem to recognise that there is a dvd in my computer. i have tried playing it in every single different program on my computer but every program said that there was no dvd inserted. any good ideas?


You may use any CD/DVD drive lens cleaner to clean the lens as it may be that the lens in the CD/DVD drive is not able to recognize the disc due to accumulation of dust. Next, you may perform System Restore to the time when the CD/DVD drive operated ... PC Laptops

Error Message 'F: setup.exe is not a valid win32 application'


This issue can be caused by any of the below possibilities.\015\012\015\012File is corrupt, bad, or missing. \015\012File is not designed for your version of Windows. \015\012File is a viru ... PC Desktops

Blank screen after boot up


This issue may occur if one of the following conditions is true: \015\012Cause 1\015\012\015\012 loadTOCNode(3, 'cause');\015\012 \015\012This issue may occur if you have a CD, a DVD or a floppy disk in your CD, DVD, or floppy drive ... Dell Dimension 3000 PC Desktop

Cannot get or send mail. error ox8oocccod


Error 0x800CCC0DProblem: When you try to send or receive email, you get an error message. Itsays the error number is 0x800ccc0D.Solution: This error is basically saying that your computer cannot connectto the mail server ... Sony VAIO JS Series Desktop Computer VGCJS190J/B/BSTOCK

Computer ranbdomly shuts down


Your last question was very observant. NO, without an O/S, there is nothing to make a anti-virus program run.I suggest the problem in the beginning, was that the laptop was overheating. Once the processor becomes too hot, (Processors have ... HP Pavilion dv4015CL PC Notebook

Computer I cant find my serial number on the computer


\015\012\015\012Replacing a Laptop Keyboard and Mouse \015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012 ... PC Desktops

All dvds will not play in dvd rom on xps400


You can start from checking its general status (it is not clear from your description of the problem). The first you can check if the drive is visible to the systemWith WinXP it is in menu Start\\Control Panel\\System\\Hardware\\"DVD/CD-R ... Dell XPS 400 PC Desktop

I am trying to burn a DVD that is 1 hour and 49 minutes long and it will not burn correctly. On a DVD-RW it only recorded just a small amount at the beginning and also had music in the background. I tried a DVD-R and it would not work at all. It also seems that the video file is larger than what the DVD can hold but I am using 4.7GB (2hours).


Make sure you treat your blank CD-R's with respect.\015\012Scratches or dust may cause write errors! Handle the disc carefully when transferring it to the CD drive!\015\012 \015\012 \015\012\015\012 \015\012DMA & Auto Insert ... PC Desktops

Error code LP5 with a number of unrelated programs


Many of the "crackers" contain trojans, keyloggers, viruses and all kinds of malware. I'd do a complete scan of your system with AVG or Avira anti virus, Malwarebytes and Super antiSpyware removers. All are free downloads from the net.If the "cracke ... PC Desktops

Re: Errors being experienced with the ACER ASPIRE 5100-5758, OS VISTA. Error dealing with BUS:06, DEVICE:04, FUNCTION:00 AND ON TO FUNCTION:03


Hi, Nice report. We don't see these too often. You've had quite a few tech inclined people on your machine. My first hunch was memory timings and that could still be the problem. However, there is also memory on the display ad ... Acer Aspire 5100 Notebook

Windows failed to start !...


Hello\015\012\015\012You seem to know a bit about computer so I will give you a good detailed solution which might be of help. READ CAREFULLY\015\012\015\012ASSUMPTION:\015\012 \015\012I guess that t ... Acer Aspire 5920-6727 Notebook

Continuous freeze even after using the recovery and application drivers dvd


Sounds like spyware. Spyware can do strange things. Someone else had a similar problem to yuor and this fixed it. Unless you reformatted your hard drive and re-installed your O.S. then you did not really solve the problem with your O.S. freeze pro ... Toshiba Satellite M45-S331 Notebook

DEP Acer 3690


Sounds like spyware. Is this a VISTA operating system. The Vista O.S. ask you a question every time you hit a key it seems like. You can turn it off and that will help that problem If it is spyware you can do the following.\015\012\015\012I ... Acer Aspire 3690-2196 Notebook

Blue Screen Horror.


By the way thanks for the info on the 98 Neon, Thank You you have been a big help. Now it is my time, I have lots of expertise on vehicles, I have been working on them since I was fifteen and I am 41 now so there is very little if anything that I hav ... Compaq Evo N620c Notebook

I have Toshiba Equium laptop which is less than one yr old. For two months the Dvd Rom and usb sockets are not shown in laptop and i cant use those devices. System restore only goes back a few day and all other previous dates have disappeared. Hence cant use it. Can you help pl


Don't use system restore. Use the disk that came with it if you have it. Sounds like a virus or spyware.Hit f8 or f5 when it starts to see if you can get an install screen if you do not have a disk. You can try this below.\015\01 ... Toshiba PC Desktops

Dvd maker on aspire 3690


Hi Artmovements,Well first off you need to get Acer to send you the disk... you are entitled by law to have it as it is not pre-installed.However, I think the point here is not if you have the software, but if you have the rig ... Acer Aspire 3690-2196 Notebook

Regarding hard drive space


Go into you computer properties and change the amount of restore space. There is not reason for 20 gig of restore space. I actually turn restore off onall of my computers. Restore keeps viruses ans spyware in your computer. Even after you think th ... Compaq PC Laptops

How to increase the system's process speed?


Hi im josh in cebu phils may i helped you?This is a very common question about a very common problem: My computer is slow, what can I do?Rest\015\012assured that while there are indeed plenty of things you can do to\015\012speed up your P ... Computer Processors

The DVD RW/CD-RW'S DRIVER is not working


CHeck the Device Manager. Does the CD/DVD Drive show up in Device manager, and when you right click it and choose properties, does it give any error code, like Error code 39? \015\012Normally the CD drives use the default Windows drivers ... HP Compaq Presario SR1420nx (SR1420NXPS69AA) PC Desktop

Bios password problem


Guide to remove BIOS password of Acer computer (Both Laptop & Desktop).\015\012\015\012There are four ways to remove the BIOS password\015\012\015\0121. Reset Password BIOS via Backdoor BIOS Password.\015\0122. Reset ... Acer TravelMate 2502LM Notebook

Vaio cr363 dvd writimg problem.


\015\012Installing a working ASPI layerFor years people have had various problems with the so called ASPI layer, which is required by many Windows CD-R software’s. This article aims to successfully install a good and working ASPI se ... PC Laptops

''WINDOWS DVD MAKER HAS STOPPED WORKING''


The optimal thing to do is remove the software program and re install it. Just as a word of warning if you don't know what services should be starting up with windows you should not disable any. Its fine to disable programs from the start up options, ... E-Machines PC Desktops

Emergency Room: Code Blue


If its a very old game then it might still run on dos. dos is the old operating system. you could run two opperating sytems if you want to do that then read this that i found on runing two opperating sytems\015\012\015\012First you need t ... Legacy Interactive Emergency Room: Code Blue for Windows

Toshiba Satellite 1900-S204 will not flash


Hi \015\012\015\012Applogies for the delay reply. Thx for the rating and reply. I think for the meantime we will stict with the BIOS upgrade first. When done then we can sheck out the HDD. \015\012\015\012Have you tried the BI ... Toshiba Satellite 1805-S204 Notebook

COMPUTER Sir nice to see ur specialty on the expert's lounge! What is the best combination when assembling your own PC with regards to all its components giving the user the best option.


I start out on the Asus site. I ask the customer what they need the computer to do. Then I look up the chipsets on the motherboards to see what they are capable of. If you want good graphics for photo programs, or gaming, you would want a good gra ... Intel (RK80532PG0881M) Pentium 4, 3 GHz Processor
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.electronic-servicing.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 1.1220 seconds