You know, it really chaps my ass how I opted for name brand PC and this is what ends up happening. How to Do a System Restore in Windows 7 http: Asides from price external obviously being the more expensive can you help list some pro’s and con’s? The funny part of it all is that this is the second time this has happened to me. Such opinions may not be accurate and they are to be used at your own risk. Here’s the steps I took to try and resolve the situation: You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread.

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I’ve had ones that worked an hour earlier suddenly never work again. I dont have the money to buy a new drive.

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As for the maker of the drive dvdrsm, I would suspect it was made by some no-name brand second rate factory in China. You may have to register before you can post: In fact, I think I even posted about it on this very site; although my memory about which site I actually posted on is a bit hazy now.


Goin’ Fishin’ Some day. The information on Computing. September 6th, If anybody could shed some light on this, I’d really like to know who is the maker of this crap-tacular product; just for my own information.

Zonie may know something I don’t about the model, but in my 13 years of experience a DVD or CD ROM should never need drivers installed and any time I’ve seen one indicate it needs drivers or that the drivers are corrupt has shown that the device itself is bad if not the cable that connects it to the motherboard is bad. The funny part of it all is that this is the second time this has happened to me. May 18th, Shaikh December 24, at I’ll keep that link in mind as well. Tech support scams are an industry-wide issue where scammers attempt to trick you into paying for unnecessary technical support services.

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Would anyone be able to guide me down the path of correcting this issue? One of the few times I’m glad I was wrong. Shaikh January 3, at An alternate driver may be providing this functionality.


I’d rather do the latter, quite honestly. In reply to Munkibrown’s post on July 24, Shaikh December 26, at Over a Month Ago Time Zone: I need it to work ASAP!

Did this solve your problem? I once had a no-name brand DVD player and it failed within 6 months. So if you are comfortable fixing the machine yourself then I would go with the internal.

At least, I’m hoping I don’t have to. I dvdraam seen where the automated fix wouldn’t repair the issue, but doing it the old fashioned way in the registry worked.

You can dvrdam a System Restore back to before this happened which might help. Anyways, I have a few questions: Thank you so much for your guidance.

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