Help! DVD drive doesn't recognize music CDs anymore
by Lee Koo (ADMIN) - 5/1/09 9:18 AM
Until recently, when I put a music CD in my D-drive (DVD RW), I could play the music or rip the music to my hard drive. About a month ago this became more problematic, and now it will not even recognize a music CD (regardless of the program I choose to play it on: Real Player, Windows Media Player, etc.). Data CDs are no problem, whether they have documents or photos. DVDs play, as well. My question: is this a hardware problem or a software problem? The drive is a LITE-ON DVDRW LH-20A1H and I cannot find any indication that there is any driver or other software that could be a problem. If there is a problem with the drive itself, I can certainly replace it, but if it's software, I don't know where to begin. Any ideas? Running Windows XP system.
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