Burner/CD recognition problems - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-03-2007, 06:37 PM   #1 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 2
Unhappy Burner/CD recognition problems

Hey everyone, I'm having some pretty frustrating problems with my laptop's CD/DVD ROM drive. Every time I insert a blank CD-R say to burn something, my disk drive keeps making strange buzz-like beep noises and doesn't perform any action (usually it asks me what I want to do). It has never done this before and just started recently for who knows why.
Also when I go into iTunes and click burn CD or something it says to insert a disk...when there is already one in there! (yes it's blank). This happens with both blank CD-Rs and already burned CD-Rs...it's just like it can't regognize the disks all of a sudden, and I've used this brand (Sony) forever and it worked before.
Any ideas? Thank you.

TJ080 is offline  
Old 03-03-2007, 06:42 PM   #2 (permalink)
Oreo's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: England
Posts: 5,723
Send a message via MSN to Oreo

Sounds broken if you ask me, the laser may of become unaligned. Does it recognise normal CD's such as music and games (Retail Bought Versions) ?. If not i would think its damage, has it had any nocks to it lately ?.

Oreo is offline  
Old 03-03-2007, 06:51 PM   #3 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 2

I tried a bunch of other things and a game didn't work, neither did store bought cd's...hoever for some reason it plays store bought dvd's just fine.
Thanks for the reply.
Any other ideas?
TJ080 is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:52 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.