Dvd Drive Problem

By zahid
Oct 30, 2003
  1. hi everybody...
    i'm having a problem with my sony DVD rom drive...
    when i enter a disc it wont respond ie. the busy light is on all the time...
    but when i restart t functions properly and runs as if nothing is wrong ...
    but when i change the disk, same problem...
    each time i wish to enter a disk i have to restart my computer...
    what could be the problem???
    help me please...
  2. Hodsocks

    Hodsocks TS Guru Posts: 372

    Is it just DVD's it won't read or cd's as well?
    Have you checked all the cable connections?
    Is it being recognised in Windows......... check in device manager.
    If it is and it won't read either disc I suspect it needs replacing.
  3. Rick

    Rick TechSpot Staff Posts: 4,573   +65

    I don't know about DVDs, but when a CDROM does this, it is usually bad and needs to be replaced.
  4. zahid

    zahid TS Rookie Topic Starter

    thanks guys

    i was afraid of this...
    i loved my DVD rom
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