Please help. It did a month ago, but not now. Rang Sony servise as its still under warrenty and using the vaio-link website www.vaio-link.com/ updated my optical driver. If it still doesn't work then you would know it's the drive that's faulty. http://philgiebler.com/sony-vaio/sony-vaio-laptop-cd-player-not-working.html
That's 'Start' + x, then 'a' then sfc /scannowClick to expand... I've been looking for an answer everywhere and I'm running into the same answers. Report Inappropriate Content Reply 0 Kudos TimSu Expert Posts: 480 Registered: 10-10-2013 Message 8 of 121 (117,587 Views) Re: My sony vaio laptop does not recognize the cd/dvd drive. Nov 25, 2014 #12 mike1959 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,025 +51 I found Win 7 to be good at picking up all my drives, as a standard installation, I have 2 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
The little icon shows Cd has been inserted or loaded and its processing, but then it makes sounds like its jam somewhere..and the large icon on 'Computer' - 'DVD RW drive My question is, can this be a hardware problem? If no, follow below steps to resolve this issue. Its ten months old and I have given the DVD drive regular use copying CDs etc.
Apr 15, 2006 #17 macoleclough TS Rookie Sony DVD RW DW-D56A Problem Have been reading the posts above with interest. Any help? Tried looking at the NoCDburning thing again -- deleted and repeated the steps, and nothing is happening. Sony Vaio Dvd Drive Replacement I opted to replace the drive as it was slightly older, out of warranty, and it was cheaper to replace it than to attempt to have the laser realigned.
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I dont think its detecting either..I'm getting really frustrated with this...its been 3 weeks! Sony Vaio Dvd Driver For Windows 8 Report Inappropriate Content Reply 0 Kudos ratishs Rookie Posts: 1 Registered: 11-18-2013 Message 4 of 121 (118,996 Views) Re: My sony vaio laptop does not recognize the cd/dvd drive. I have a Sony Vaio VGN-A317M laptop with Sony DVD RW DW-D56A drive but it has recently developed the opposite problem - it can read DVD disks but not CDs! Then all of a sudden, I am not sure though if its because I have downloaded the Sony updates, the DVD-rom doesn't seem to detect my DVDs or CDs anymore.
go to device manager... http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f19/solved-sony-vaio-laptop-cd-dvd-drive-not-working-548077.html I updated the driver even though it was working, and now the hardware isn't even showing up on my computer. Sony Vaio Wont Play Dvd Nov 19, 2014 #5 imymeohmy TS Rookie Topic Starter mike1959 said: ↑ This used to happen to my XP home O/S when I installed various software with CD/DVD burning options, it Sony Vaio Cd Drive Not Opening VAIO - Software & Other Operating Systems jdionas Find More Solutions Top Tags VAIOsonywindows 8 driverswindows 8.1 driverBIOS VAIO Care windows 7 webcam WindowstouchpadhelpSony VaioUpdate softwareOperating System Not Fo…VAIO Updatebluetoothlaptop sound8.1batterykeyboardbrightnesserrorrecoveryNo
In the UK a new USB Samsung DVD RW is currently GBP 34, which you can obviously use on any pc now or in the future. this contact form Like I mentioned before, right after I reformatted and clean installed Windows 7 but BEFORE I installed the compatibility windows 7 DVD it still worked. control panel>system>hardware>device manager. I'm going to restore it to before I installed the companion DVD and really see if that's the problem. Sony Vaio Dvd Drive Not Working Windows 10
The uninstall/re-install fixed my problem. VAIO - Software & Other Operating Systems JohnCR Deleting a Recovery Partition VAIO - Software & Other Operating Systems downsct Pen and touch of vaio fit 13 missing VAIO - Software sfc /scannow (in admin mode.) Also if you just explore the DVD do you see the list of files on it? have a peek here PLEASE HELP (( I'll be trying out all your ideas (removing filters and installing new firmware for the DVD drive) tonight and will let you know if that helped.
Reply Topic Options Subscribe to RSS Feed Mark Topic as New Mark Topic as Read Float this Topic to the Top Bookmark Subscribe Printer Friendly Page « Message Listing « Previous Sony Vaio Dvd Drive Price If it's an old/well used drive, it could unfortunately be that the DVD read head has burnt out. Or is the error only with the autoplay part? (Windows trying to help you choose a media player from whatever you have installed?) Nov 18, 2014 #2 imymeohmy TS Rookie
Then, restart the computer to install the default CD/DVD driver automatically from the operating system. SONY Sony Sites Electronics PlayStation Entertainment Support Search Register | Sign In | Help All Discussion Boards Home Webcast Discussion General Inspiration International Support Videos & Podcasts Videos y Podcasts Product Then now a day later, my CD/DVD isn't working AGAIN. Sony Vaio Dvd Driver Windows 7 Replaced the cover and the drive works.
The indicator light comes on and flashes 5 times, meanwhile the spinning just halts. Have a look on eBay for something that'll fit your model.. This will narrow down whether or not the problem is software (Windows) based or hardware (the drive itself) based. http://philgiebler.com/sony-vaio/sony-vaio-cd-player-not-working.html I tried doing the same thing but now it wunt work at all.
As I mentioned before, I had this problem with XP years ago, in that the Windows standard install worked fine with + and - DVD's , but if I installed any sweebez Laptop Support 0 01-25-2011 10:36 AM Posting Rules You may not post new threads You may not post replies You may not post attachments You may not edit your posts Aug 11, 2006 #24 wgwara TS Rookie success I have tried updating the firmware but interestingly the firmware downloaded from the Sony website didn't recognise the drive I tried uninstalling the