Sony CD-RW won't read disc

By filipmike33
Dec 30, 2007
  1. Hey all, I have a Sony CD-RW that receives power, computer recognizes it but it wont load any of my CD's. Its a 48X, I forgot what the model is since its on the other computer, but I remember it has CRX171 or something like that, I was hoping maybe someone here can help me out? Id appreciate it alot
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,183   +225

    You want be to give you the money to buy a new drive? Anyway that's what you need to do. Start saving
  3. filipmike33

    filipmike33 TS Member Topic Starter Posts: 34

    I wasnt asking for sympathy, i was asking for help, maybe someone here knows how to troubleshoot it or maybe its a driver issues and can help me to the right direction because i googled for a driver with no success.
  4. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,183   +225

    This is not a driver issue, it a bad drive issue. Replace the drive and all your troubles will disappear
  5. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,000   +15

    I suggest a replacement. If it won't read any discs, then you need to replace it. optical drives are dirt cheap now.
  6. filipmike33

    filipmike33 TS Member Topic Starter Posts: 34

    I see, thank you guys.
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