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Windows 8 does not recognize blank cd/dvd

  1. #1


    Posts : 9
    Windows 8.1

    Windows 8 does not recognize blank cd/dvd


    Hi everyone!

    I have Toshiba satellite l750 notebook. OS is Windows 8 Pro. My notebook can recognize any CD/DVD except blank.
    For testing I installed Windows 7 to it, then CD/DVD was recognized.
    I think the problem comes from Windows 8. I bought Windows 8 directly from Microsoft as upgrade.


    Toshiba L750-a057
    Core i7 processor.
    TSST corp CDDVDW SN-208AB Drive

    Could anyone help me!

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    San Antonio
    Posts : 34
    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center


    Hello keykavus,

    Please visit the following link below:

    Windows Media Center - Add to Windows 8

    Sign up for the free product key and wait for your media center key. Install this first.

    Then go to "Computer" > "Right Click the DVD Drive [E:] whatever you have it listed as" > Set Autoplay > Choose "Windows Media Center"

    That should solve your problem. You are entitled to the free key as part of the upgrade promotion.
    Last edited by Brink; 20 Jan 2013 at 10:44. Reason: corrected tutorial link
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3


    Posts : 9
    Windows 8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by KentC View Post
    Hello keykavus,

    Please visit the following link below:

    Windows Media Center - Add to Windows 8

    Sign up for the free product key and wait for your media center key. Install this first.

    Then go to "Computer" > "Right Click the DVD Drive [E:] whatever you have it listed as" > Set Autoplay > Choose "Windows Media Center"

    That should solve your problem. You are entitled to the free key as part of the upgrade promotion.
    Thank you. I tried your suggestion but it did not solve problem.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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