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RE: August Update - DVD Drive can only read DVDs, not DVD+R/CD-R/CDs

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Old 12-12-2007
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RE: August Update - DVD Drive can only read DVDs, not DVD+R/CD-R/CDs
Hi, Ive the same prob except with an Acer Aspire Notebook 5610Z and a Pioneer
DVR K17RS. DVDs run but CDs do not!! Also tried reinstalling drivers and
deleting aforementioned registry keys. No luck. Help would be much
appreciated - Thanks

"Saidean" wrote:

> Hi,
> hoping someone can help me out. I've not been having any problems with my HP
> Compaq NC6220 notebook's Mat****a UJDA765aDVD/CDRW drive until today, after I
> installed the August updates via Windows AutoUpdate. I was able to play CD-R
> discs yesterday, but today, all CD-R discs as well as original music CD discs
> are not recognised by the Mat****a drive. No contents are displayed, no
> autorun, and attempts to write onto a blank CD-R shows the drive saying that
> it is empty (despite having a new blank CD-R).
>
> I can put in original game DVD discs or movie DVDs and their contents will
> be displayed via autorun, but NOT DVD+R discs.
>
> I deleted lowerfilters (didn't have any UpperFilters) in the registry and
> uninstalled the drive, rebooted to see if it can reinstall the drivers. All
> to no avail.
>
> Has anyone encountered this problem? Any ideas on how to resolve this? The
> only thing installed since yesterday was the August batch of security
> updates, so it could only be that that's causing the problems, somehow
> messing up the registry?
>
> Device Manager shows no problems whatsoever (no yellow triangle with
> exclamation mark). The DVD drive is visible in device manager, again without
> conflicts or problems.
>
> Please, if anyone can help out, I'd really appreciate it. Am at wits end on
> what else can be done? I did a system restore to before the updates were
> installed, but no luck there either. I'm running Windows XP SP2.
>
> Any help greatly appreciated!
>
> saidean

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