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Old 10-18-2013, 11:18 AM   #1
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Dear all,



One of my DVD is not detecting in my laptop. I have tried in my friends machine and is detected there so there is no problem with the DVD.



but when i inserted another DVD or my dell provided CDs it is detecting. so my dvd drive is also fnctioning but the problem is only with that one particular DVD.



Can you help me to fix this problem. I have provided my laptop details below.



----- my machine details -----

dell studio 1555

Vista home premium SP2

TSSTcorp DVD +-RW TS633a ATA device





--shravee
 
Old 10-18-2013, 11:38 AM   #2
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Dear all,
One of my DVD is not detecting in my laptop. I have tried in my friends machine and is detected there so there is no problem with the DVD. but when i inserted another DVD or my dell provided CDs it is detecting. so my dvd drive is also fnctioning but the problem is only with that one particular DVD.

Can you help me to fix this problem. I have provided my laptop details below.
----- my machine details -----
dell studio 1555
Vista home premium SP2
TSSTcorp DVD +-RW TS633a ATA device
No, we can't help you. Since the DVD drive is obviously working except for ONE DVD, wouldn't that make the problem be that DVD itself???

You provide no details, like how that DVD was burned, what it contains, what OS/hardware your friend's system is using, etc. And, you're saying you're using Windows Vista....which takes this from "Linux" to "Windows".
 
Old 10-18-2013, 03:21 PM   #3
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Vista home premium SP2
there is the problem right there

but seriously as stated above
the drive works
it is just one unknown dvd
of unknown manufacture
of unknown content
and of unknown usability
 
Old 10-20-2013, 10:23 PM   #4
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my firends machine where the dvd worked is --- windows 7 64bit and the dvd drvide manufaturer was som,ething like PLSD +- RW DVD or PDLS Rw+- DVD

dont remember the exact amnufaturer but it is a four letter word something starting with P.



in my case, vista home premium SP2 32 bit OS, TSSTcorp DVD +-RW TS633a ATA device manufacturere drive for DVD.


I have noticed this kind of problem ocassionaly with some DVDS in the past too. that is why i doubt my machine here.

I have installed a virtual drive called ( demon tools ) can this be causing the problem ?

--shravan
 
Old 10-21-2013, 10:50 AM   #5
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my firends machine where the dvd worked is --- windows 7 64bit and the dvd drvide manufaturer was som,ething like PLSD +- RW DVD or PDLS Rw+- DVD dont remember the exact amnufaturer but it is a four letter word something starting with P.

in my case, vista home premium SP2 32 bit OS, TSSTcorp DVD +-RW TS633a ATA device manufacturere drive for DVD. I have noticed this kind of problem ocassionaly with some DVDS in the past too. that is why i doubt my machine here.
Not sure what you're confused about...you're very clearly saying you have issues with your DVD drive, since other DVD's in the past had issues. And again, you're using WINDOWS....and posting this question about what probably is a flaky piece of hardware into LINUXquestions. What do you think we'll be able to tell you??
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I have installed a virtual drive called ( demon tools ) can this be causing the problem ?
Well, since you're having DVD issues, and you installed a program that SPECIFICALLY interfaces with your DVD/optical drive...wouldn't that be a good place to START diagnosing your problem?? Have you even tried to REMOVE that program, to see if it makes the problem go away??? Isn't that an obvious thing to do first?
 
Old 10-21-2013, 11:06 AM   #6
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As stated most likely the DVD drive is probably the problem. It could have a weak LASER and depending on the quality the DVD could cause problems.
 
  


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