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windows 8 will says all disks are blank

  1. #1

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    windows 8.1

    windows 8 will says all disks are blank

    I have recently built a new computer with Windows 8 installed, but every disk i put in the drive reads as blank, i have tried to use media player and realplayer but still no luck.
    please help

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  2. #2

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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1

    Try this (1):

    Your CD or DVD drive is not recognized by Windows or other programs

    Fix problems with CD or DVD drives that can?t read or write media

    The CD drive or the DVD drive does not work as expected on a computer that is running Windows Vista

    DVD drive not recognized in windows 8 - Microsoft Community

    You may experience that DVD drive is not recognized in Windows 8 - Microsoft Reduce Customer Effort Center - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

    Try this(2):
    1) Shut down PC.
    2) Physically disconnect the CD/DVD Drive.
    3) Reboot to Windows with NO DVD drive.
    4) Shut down PC.
    5) Physically reconnect the CD/DVD Drive.
    6) Reboot to Windows with DVD drive.
    7) Check Device status.

    Try this (3):
    Update all your drivers.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

windows 8 will says all disks are blank

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