Drive D: DVD+R/W Has Stopped Reading or Writing DVDs

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robert_shelt

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Hardware:

HP Pavilion ze5560us Notebook PC and HP DVD Writer dvd200e

Software:

OS MS-XP SP2

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Issue:

Drive D: DVD+R/W Has Stopped Reading or Writing DVDs all other formats OK.
Drive E: DVD+R/W Reads and writes DVDs and all other formats OK.

What has been tried:

[1] PC Hardware Device Manager reports Drive D: Sony DVD+RW - P50 A OK.

[2] Drive has been R/W DVDs up to a few months ago.

[3] HP web sites does not have any new driver/software updates for Sony DVD+RW A.

[4] DVD decoders are on PC (Third party players are installed on PC).

[5] Drive E: R/W DVDs without problems.

SUGGESTIONS PLEASE :rolleyes:
 
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goto the device mgr ,double click on cdrom to open it ,right click on the drive that is not working ,click remove. restart your computer and let windows hardware wizard reinstall it. this worked for me a year ago.
 
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