Re: Sony DVD not recognized
Yes. I have installed all the Vista updates. When I installed my new Sony
DVD combo drive I went to the Sony web site and found that there was already
a firmware upgrade for it, even though it was only released for sale one
week prior to my purchase. You may want to check for updates for your drive.
Richard Urban MVP
Microsoft Windows Shell/User
"Radiosjohn" <Radiosjohn@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> Hi Richard
> I have done this several times. Each time fails with message "failed"
> contact manufacturers website etc. (Which I can't locate).I don't think
> is a Sony drive - it's in a HP laptop. Did you also have the Vista updates
> recently. I think this is what has caused the problem but it may only
> certain drives etc.
> "Richard Urban" wrote:
>> As a first step, uninstall the DVD drive from Device Manager. After a
>> reboot, the system will try to re-detect the device and install the
>> drivers. This may solve your problem.
>> I am using 2 Sony drives in my main computer and they are both detected
>> automatically and function without problems.
>> Richard Urban MVP
>> Microsoft Windows Shell/User
>> "D" <D@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> > Hi,
>> > For some reason Windows Vista is no longer recognizing my DVD player.
>> > It
>> > is
>> > saying I need a new driver but Sony is not being helpful and I can't
>> > seem
>> > to
>> > use the windows driver update to auto update. Any help would be
>> > appreciated!
>> > Thanks