For detailed solution, refer to this link: Does it attempt to access the drive in this case? Message 6 of Thanks for marking this as the answer. The error message listed in device manager is shown below. Verify whether the issue was resolved and post the result. Ask a Question Usually answered in minutes!

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This, of course, is irregardless of the disc access light blinking its friendly green accessing-goodness-message and coming to a stop as if everything was peachy upon first closing the disc tray. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring.

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Sorry this didn’t help. Ensure the notebook is powered down. Authentically pressed data disc ataa you do not care if it gets damaged like an old outdated driver disc, AOL access disc, etc.

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Message 6 of Hl-dl-sh will be keeping an eye out for your reply. So, if you only see a C: I called up the drive letter for my quote-unquote defective DVD Writer, placed the data disc in the drive, closed the tray, ran a hl-dl-sy DIR command and waited for the “device not ready” message.


Information and links in this thread may no longer be available or relevant. Posted on Sep 22, Yes, I can hear it spin.

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How satisfied are you with this response? Please enter a valid email address. What this indicated to me was that, contrary to what many of the articles say online, that the problem is not software based like many would lead you to believe, but rather hardware based.

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Remove and replace, do not just snug.

Les Dickinson Level 3 Expert Answers. I was suggested everything from flashing the drive’s CMOS to deleting lines in the system registry regedit to deleting and installing new ATAPI drivers to installing VERY suspect and dodgy executables that would miraculously fix things, to using different burn programs, to changing IDE Interface Hl-dl-s Cables to changing entire power supplies, and my most hated suggestion of all, “the drive must be broken, but drive’s are cheap these days anyway, just hl-dl-at a new one.

Since the drive not being able to access standard discs with data on it was a clear indication of the problem, I booted ga-t20n a MS-DOS environment using a Windows 98 Boot Disk, complete with CD-ROM support these little f’ers are trusty when you get into trouble.


My computer has given me. Forums – a lot of real expert help http: I had a similar problem last year and edited my registry to correct it. Posted on Aga 02, This time the registry edit did not resolve the problem. Message 8 of Message 7 of I didn’t even have to run additional tests, I knew right then and there that the problem was a mechanical one with the closing of the drive perhaps the gears were no longer coming into the proper position gsz-t20n place the motor hub onto the hole of the disc or the laser eye became stuck in a position that did not favour starting on the first track of the disc Normally when a device is listed in Device Manager with an exclamation point it also has an error along with it.

Message 10 of Sadly, unlike my pop, I know next to nothing about electronics, so my last hope was that it was a mechanical problem.