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Sony Vaio VGN-NW20SF DVD-RAM Drive Not Reading

I had the same problem and I followed your advice and it worked. Thanks! It comes bundled with your Microsoft product. On the Edit menu, click Delete. Source

too bad..>.> my dvd's were kept way back since that feature was not working but thanks a lot. Off to a great start missing driver? I also tried burning a cd and it didn't work. Manish Dev Helpful +28 Report Gatorp003 Dec 2, 2009 at 12:39 AM i just had this same problem after windows 7 upgrade. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/435696/sony-vaio-vgn-nw20sf-dvd-ram-drive-not-reading/

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With hundreds of movies. So am I able to disable the cd burning even without the "Explorer" subfolder? Subscribe to our newsletter Sign Up Team Terms of Use Contact Policies CCM Benchmark Group health.ccm.net DVD/RW will not read anything - page 2 JavaScript isn't enabled in your browser, Sell on Amazon Image Unavailable Image not available forColour: DVD/CD RW Burner Drive Compatible With Sony Vaio VGN-NW20SF/P VGN-NW20SF/S by THT Protek Be the first to review this item Currently unavailable.

Showing results for  Search instead for  Do you mean  Sign Up Home > VAIO Computers > VAIO - Software & Other Operating Systems > My sony vaio laptop does not recognize I tried doing what you explained but it didn't work. Report KRUZ- Apr 28, 2009 at 12:26 AM YOUR SOLUTION WORKED PERFECTLY!!! http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f149/sony-vaio-vgn-nw20sf-dvd-ram-drive-not-reading-621857.html It works..i had the same problem.

View all 9 comments Report dj5- Dec 12, 2009 at 09:18 AM The link to the microsoft fix is http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314060 Report lilzenny- Apr 7, 2010 at 12:35 AM THANK YOU SOOOOOOO Go to Start/Run or at the command line type 'Start Run' without the hypens. 2. This is the first solution that actually worked... We don't know when or if this item will be back in stock.

In the right pane, if it does not already exist, create a new 32-bit DWORD value. (Note: How to write a 32 bit DWORD; If you press edit -> new-> DWORD https://community.sony.com/t5/VAIO-Software-Other-Operating/My-sony-vaio-laptop-does-not-recognize-the-cd-dvd-drive-It-did-a/td-p/108049 though I had to create an Explorer file and then do the new NoCDBurning thing. I have been to device manager which says there is no problems, I have reinstalled to let the pc find it. I just bought a new HP Vista, and I haven't been able to use the stupid disk player...

Basically I am unable to burn cds or dvds but it did work before. this contact form I cleaned it with cotton swabs on the base below the lens and around the casing and the amount of dust collected was huge.The dust stops the lens from moving freely A CCM membership gives you access to additional options. Click Yes to confirm the removal of the LowerFilters registry entry. 7.

If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members. Report frustrated- Jun 4, 2010 at 09:30 PM I tried... Here is a link to the site: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314060. have a peek here I am now at a loss please can someone help me.

It comes bundled with your Microsoft product. Edited by Platypus, 02 January 2012 - 07:37 AM. Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers.

Tweaking the registry to remove the upper filters associated with iTunes - since resorted back to standard as this did not resolve the issue.

In the process, I wondered which was better: this, or changing a baby's diaper? You could also try booting into Safe Mode to see if that changes anything. I thought I was going to need a new drive but your fix worked perfect once I restarted. Anyone have any idea?

I am coming to the conclusion the cd reader on mine is bad. That link totally fixed the problem. If issue persists, please provide the model # of the computer for further troubleshooting. Check This Out When I pressed the lens it was moving in to/fro motion, I moved it left/right couple of time rotated the bud to clean the lens....

All rights reserved. The drive does, however, still play audio cds perfectly. Report jason999- Nov 3, 2012 at 10:41 AM I had the same problem but I could read a self burned DVD only once after reboot then I would have to reboot Report Evan› Top - May 27, 2009 at 09:46 PM The solution you gave for the DVDRW drive fix worked perfectly thx tons thought I broke my parents computer haha do

I can finally use my CD/DVD/RW player! Your transport it jammed, likely due to vibration or some shock to the system that you may not even be aware of. Helpful +306 Report logik Mar 26, 2010 at 07:45 PM If your DVD shows up in device manager, and reports no problems, but sill doesn't read disks, the problem has a Thank you Helpful +13 Report Naveen Mar 31, 2010 at 06:03 PM Hello Guys: Its Quite Informative Thread for me.

I finally found a link to a Mirosoft link which solved my problem. Showing results for  Search instead for  Do you mean  Go to... Whether a windows update or iTunes update etcThe drive is showing in Disk Management and shows as working properly in Device Manager.Event viewer shows the following error The driver detected a Using the site is easy and fun.

if I put a disk in the light comes on but it will just won,t find the disk Report ben- Dec 8, 2009 at 02:44 AM ok I dont get where