Re: DVD/CDRW combo wont play DVDs
From: joel gomez (jvgomez_at_gmail.com)
Date: 19 Nov 2004 07:38:12 -0800
I am having the same problem as you are, I have a sharp and the same
dvd/cdrw combo and after installing sp2 my it won't play dvd's. If you
find the answer please let me know. I will post a follow up if I
figure out the problem.
"Ash" <email@example.com> wrote in message news:<uvPbcPltEHA.2680@TK2MSFTNGP15.phx.gbl>...
> My Toshiba Satellite A10 DVD/CDRW combo drive (Panasonic matshita ujda750)
> has been working well for just under a year now. However since installing xp
> sp 2 , MediaPlayer 10, and updates to Nero 6 and Nero InCD I am unable to
> play any DVDs. Playing VCDs , Audio CDs and CD burning using Nero are fine
> .......but no DVD. I use Power DVD 5 and/or Windows Mediaplayer .
> The drive just will not display any content of the DVD no files no nothing.
> Also there are no error msgs. Driver files as indicated in device manager
> show all to be xp sp2 updates. DVDs will also not play using media player.
> Have tried DVDs from different regions and those that are region free to no
> Have carried out the following trouble shooting.
> 1.Rolled back MPlayer 10 to MPlayer 9
> 2.Rolled back MPlayer format runtime to previous version.
> 3.Uninstalled Nero InCD.
> 4 Have tried to use system restore using restore points prior to SP2 and at
> a know good condition but restore incomplete msg comes up... unable to
> restore to any prior date !!!! Have also tried system restore in safe mode
> ..... still unable to restore.
> 5 Have carried out the troubleshooting as stated on the Cyberlink website
> upto uninstall and reinstall PwrDVD still no good.
> 6 Uninstalled xp hotfixes downloaded from windows update on 19oct2004.
> Deatils of my notebook are
> Toshiba Sattelite A10
> Win xp professional SP2
> Power DVD 5 with latest patch
> Nero 6
> Lavasoft Adaware SE professional
> Norton AntiVirus and Norton Sys Works2003 all uptodate
> Would appreciate any help in sorting this condition. Is this a hardware
> problem or a software glitch ???