Having problems with your HP Pavilion dv6000z Notebook ?

My cd reader in my hp pavilion dv6000 is not reading properly. when i put in a cd i see the little green light blinking and i hear the cd spinning but thats all it does.


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Remove and reinsert the disc and also try playing different discs. Restart the computer and attempt to access the CD/DVD drive again.\015\012Check if the CD/DVD drive icon is visible in the windows explorer. You can open windows explorer by pressing the "windows logo key+E" together.\015\012
\015\012If the CD/DVD drive icon is not visible there then open the Device Manager window and check if there is any exclamation mark beside the device listed under the "CD/DVD drive" category. \015\012
\015\012Press the "Windows logo key+R" to open the Run dialog box and type devmgmt.msc then click OK to open the Device manager.\015\012
\015\012Click on the plus sign next to the CD/DVD drive category to check for the exclamation mark.\015\012if there is any exclamation visible and the device status in its properties window shows that the device is not working then it's required to edit some settings in the Registry that are related to the CD/DVD drive.\015\012
\015\012Follow the steps given below to edit the Registry:\015\012
\015\012Click the Start button, and then click Run.\015\012In the Run window, next to Open: , type: regedit\015\012Press the Enter key.\015\012In the Registry Editor window, in the left pane , double-click the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE folder.\015\012In the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE folder, double-click the \015\012System folder.\015\012In the System folder, double-click the CurrentControlSet folder.\015\012In the CurrentControlSet folder, double-click the \015\012Control folder. \015\012In the Control folder, double-click the Class folder. \015\012In the Class folder, click to select the {4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318} folder.\015\012In the right pane , click to select the UpperFilters registry value. \015\012On the menu bar , click Edit.\015\012In the Edit menu, click Delete.\015\012In the Confirm Value Delete dialog box, click the \015\012Yes button.\015\012In the right pane , click to select the LowerFilters registry value and delete it, too.\015\012Note: Do not delete the UpperFiltersBak or LowerFiltersBak \015\012registry\015\012 values.\015\012Close the Registry Editor window. Restart the computer. \015\012
\015\012After restarting the computer, check whether the CD/DVD drive is reading any commercially available discs.\015\012
\015\012If not then restart the Computer and boot to the BIOS by pressing the key that appears on the screen to enter in to setup window.\015\012Then, reset the BIOS to its default settings.\015\012To reset the BIOS to the default settings, use the arrow key to select the Exit menu then from the drop down select restore defaults then press the F10 key.\015\012
\015\012If the issue persists even after performing all the above steps then try performing the System Restore to restore the settings of the Computer to the time when it worked normally.\015\012
\015\012To launch the System Restore interface, type rstrui.exe in run dialog box then follow the on-screen instructions to complete the procedure.\015\012 \015\012 \015\012\015\012
Sorry to tell you but your Cd drive is bad it is fairly cheap and easy to install usually two screws and give the drive a little yank and it should pop out you can purchase the CD drive online try ebay good luck but make sure first im not sure if maybe you think that something is supposed to happen every time you insert a cd it does not insert your CD go to my computer and try to access the drive if you can browse the files then your drive is ok sounds like you need to enable Autoplay a feture that enables something to happen when you insert your cd but you probaly know all that ...
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