dvd drive revving its head of!!!

By megabomination ยท 5 replies
Jun 26, 2007
  1. my dvd drive revs its head off on start up,(booting windows)i dont think its the hard drive.it does this even without a disc in it.it wont play(spin up)a new game i got,yet it did when i first got it(game) for a few days.it spins up other games i have ok? it seems to play cdrom, cd and dvd i have ok? yet the two dvds that it also wont play work fine on my dvd player/tv? both dvds and game that it wont play are near new,are clean and hove NO scratches? Any help,advice,troubleshooting appreciated.Device mnger is showing the drive is working correctly!
  2. CCT

    CCT TS Evangelist Posts: 2,653   +6

  3. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,002   +15

    I would replace it. DVD drives are cheap.
  4. thebaronjocelin

    thebaronjocelin TS Enthusiast Posts: 158

    I'm with Ted here.
    As far as personal testimony goes, I've had DVD drives that have shot disks off and ruined themselves. Seriously, I got my 16x DVD/CD-burner for around thirty bucks, I think. Not shabby.
  5. megabomination

    megabomination TS Booster Topic Starter Posts: 153

    thank u all for help.i will try that link CCT . thanks. your pute looks good for games thebaronjocelin.
  6. megabomination

    megabomination TS Booster Topic Starter Posts: 153

    how do u put your specs there like that. i yhink i just found out. 10:57 is 8:57pm in australia.
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