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I am having a problem with my Pioneer DVR-K17a drive. It will not read any DVDs for either burning or playing. The drivers are up to date.


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I just wanted to post a reply regarding a missing dvd/cd in the “My Computer” & in the “Device Manager”.
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\015\012I bought my Acer5610z in September of 2007, about March of 2008 I was\015\012unable to use my dvd/cd because it was not being recognized by the\015\012computer. This was very frusterating as I like to back up files often.
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\015\012I have tried EVERYTHING!
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\015\0121)I have tried to mess with the registry as suggested by several sites.. NOTHING
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\015\0122)I have tried to uninstall any applications which would mess with my player such as ITunes..etc.. NOTHING
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\015\0123)I would have tried to restore my settings back to factory default but\015\012I cannot remember my freaking password for erecovery.. So this was not,\015\012nor is it still an option for me.
\015\012(Anyone who reads this and knows a lil trick for me to fix that issue please feel free to let me know. thanks..
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\015\012Anyways.. I found this website and got very excited because I seen all\015\012the great comments and thought to myself, now maybe after about a year\015\012(give or take)I might be able to burn cds again!
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\015\012You will never guess how I fixed this issue!!!
\015\012*I first took out several screws on the back of my laptop..scared I was gonna mess up my comp.. but didn’t.. whew..
\015\012For the life of me I could not find a way to access the dvd disk drive\015\012to ensure things were plugged in properly. (I never messed with a\015\012laptop yet) I couldn’t find it..
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\015\012Turns out all you have to do is eject the disk (use paperclip into\015\012hole) and you can gently pull on the metal that you see holding the\015\012edge of the dvd player.
\015\012Pull it all the way out (its a plug n play so don’t worry about\015\012cords)on my Aspire 5610z anyways CHECK YOUR SYSTEM DETAILS TO ENSURE IT\015\012DOES NOT COME WITH CORDS)
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\015\012Replace the dvd/cd back into the slot and press firmly but not too firm\015\012to break it (you want to make sure its plugged in all the way)
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\015\012Reboot..
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\015\012Voiiiiiila!
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\015\012xoxox
\015\012Hope this helps someone out there and if so spread the news.. I looked\015\012forever for this stupidly simple alternative to messing with the\015\012registry etc..
Be sure that the DVD's are the right ones to burning. Be sure also that your drive is compatible with them. If everything is ok and still does't work your drive must be replaced.
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