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Windows 8 upgrade drive issue

  1. #1


    Posts : 9
    Windows 8 - Mac OS Mountain Lion

    Windows 8 upgrade drive issue


    Hello once again guys. I just got a computer that had windows 7, and I upgraded to windows 8 and now the computer will not burn cds or dvds, I plugged a windows 7 hard drive back in it and the burner works just fine.

    The computer brand and model are: Sony Vaio VPCL212FX if you need any extra information let me know, thanks in advance!

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  2. #2


    Posts : 5,592
    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1


    Try this (1):

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

    Fix problems with CD or DVD drives that can

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

    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.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 9
    Windows 8 - Mac OS Mountain Lion


    Alrighty, let me try that then I will post the output
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  4. #4


    Posts : 9
    Windows 8 - Mac OS Mountain Lion


    theog,

    The 2nd fix worked like a charm, the DVD drive is back in business and burning DVDs, thank you so much and if I can reward you in anyway please let me know. Thank u thank u thank u!!!
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  5. #5


    Posts : 5,592
    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1


    You are welcome, well done.
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