computer not recognising CD or DVD drives

  Amer 23:11 19 Jun 04
Locked

I have a Sony computer running on Windows XP, Pentium 4 and have a DVD RW and CD drive.

I have Easy CD Creator installed and use this to occassionally copy discs. However at the moment, the programme keeps saying to insert source disc even when one is in the tray. I have tried several different cds and DVDs and always the same lack of recognition.

In Windows Explorer, again the cds/DVDS in the drive dont seem to be recognised. Never been a problem before...Any ideas anyone?

Any help appreciated

Amer

  woodchip 23:16 19 Jun 04

You could try a new Drive Ribbon cable

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Samsung Galaxy S8 review

1995-2015: How technology has changed the world in 20 years

What’s happening in VR right now: From psychedelic art to combat therapy

Siri not working? Try these troubleshooting fixes