Please help this newbie with his dvd prob

vbimport

#1

to start i have vista… and up till a few weeks ago, i was able to watch dvds on my computer. now all of a sudden my dvd drive (dvd-rw-dl/cd-rw, with lightscribe) wont recognize dvds. it will read/write cds, but if i place a dvd into the tray… nothing happens please help


#2

[QUOTE=kholdstare0026;2003830]to start i have vista… and up till a few weeks ago, i was able to watch dvds on my computer. now all of a sudden my dvd drive (dvd-rw-dl/cd-rw, with lightscribe) wont recognize dvds. it will read/write cds, but if i place a dvd into the tray… nothing happens please help[/QUOTE]

Try uninstalling the drive in Device Manager then restart the computer Vista will re-install it
after it does check your firmware to make sure it is up to date


#3

If it still has trouble recognizing DVD’s, but it will recognize CD’s, then the drive has likely failed.