DVD drives will no longer recognize discs after the latest "update"


  1. Posts : 1
    Windows 10
       #1

    DVD drives will no longer recognize discs after the latest "update"


    I have two DVD-RW/CDR drives that will no longer recognize valid discs since the latest Windows 10 update. I upgraded from Win 7 just over a month ago, and they seemed to work fine. The system information shows that they are good drives, but they consistently eject valid discs and ask for a proper disc to be inserted.

    ? Anyone have any ideas?
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  2. Posts : 34,847
    Win 10 Pro (1903) (2nd PC is 21H2)
       #2

    Hi, just a thought which may be of no use.. I found autoplay settings had been changed when I installed the anniversary upgrade. Whilst people had found autoplay not working for optical media previously, it does seem to now (after a simple well-known registry mod not unique to Win 10). You might like to check those settings.
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  3. Posts : 4,424
    Win 11 Pro 22000.652
       #3

    I haven't seen that personally.

    This may not be a fix for your problem, but I expect that it's some sort of bad Registry entry:

    https://www.tenforums.com/installatio...d-dvd-rom.html

    (I haven't had a problem with an optical drive since I was running NT4 on a work PC 15 years ago.)
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