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Cannot upload pics or burn a cd anymore..

Q: Cannot upload pics or burn a cd anymore..

I am having a problem with my cd rom , as in I cannot burn a cd, but it DOES read it, and uploading pics with my card reader as I have always done. I am thinking that something may have been deleted that shouldn't have. I would appreciate any help with this problem. Thanks and have a great night!


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Preferred Solution: Cannot upload pics or burn a cd anymore..

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Config Flags 0x00000000
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Drive 1

Device ID IDE\CDROMATAPI_DVD_D__DH16D3S____________________SH12____\4&A9C04EF&0&0.1.0
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Service wd
Capabilities 0x00000000
Manufacturer (Standard CD-ROM drives)
Drive 2

Device ID SCSI\CDROM&VEN_WJWDG&PROD_UBKDE3C5U3&REV_1.03\5&36E5972&0&000000
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Problem 0x00000000 (0)
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Config Flags 0x00000000
Manufacturer (Standard CD-ROM drives)


A:My computer can't burn disks?

They both appear to be ROM drives when reading the spoiler info.

The best I can tell, here is the "ATAPI DVD D DH16D3S" which is a ROM drive.
I can not find the second listing with the details provided. I'm assuming that is the drive pictured in the screenshot.

HP Pavilion Elite m9600t Desktop PC Product Specifications

Primary Optical Drive

Must select one of the following options:

16X DVD(+/-)R/RW 12X RAM (+/-)R DL LightScribe SATA
Blu-ray player & SuperMulti DVD burner with LightScribe Technology
SuperMulti Blu-ray Disc burner with LightScribe Technology
​Click to expand...

There is lack of detail on HP's site as to which specific drives were used. The drive you pictured is not Blu-ray, so I'll assume the first listed drive is the one you have. The drive may need to pulled out of the case, to find out for sure which unit was used.
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You might want to try one of the free Open Source burning programs. There is ImgBurn, CDBurnerXP and Burn4Free. If they fail I think it's your burner. I have a feeling though one of them will work or at least give you enough info on the 'fail' for you to find out.

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I replied on one of you other multiple threads here:
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A:When I reformat my PC my video card is not working anymore

Here are the drivers for your graphics card -
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I get error code 31094D-34-00000000

I am using toshiba disk creator and I have tried nero, and a few other of the free iso burners all with the same error message popping up.

Any ideals will be appreciated

A:Toshiba iso burn error

is this only when burning iso?

what about burning img, nrg, bin, data-cd or audio-cds??
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A:My flash disk won't open anymore

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HP USB Disk Storage Format Utility

Will format any USB flash drive
It can be known to recover Flash drives that are un-responsive too.

If that doesn't work try this one:

Hard Disk Low Level Format Tool

Please note: These methods will remove all data on your Flash Drive

Recovery Software (if you want to try to recover anything from the drive)

Try this one:
It is free for up to four folder down, ie
E:\Documents and Setting\UserName\My Documents\My Pictures
1,2,3,4 folders down

A lot free ones to choose from, h e r e

Please let me know of the outcome
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A:Upgrade with pics

No that would not work. The CPU you listed is a socket 775, while your current Celeron is a socket 478. (all northwood cores are 478)

Trying to find a CPU that will work witha 478 is going to be hard, I would check ebay. Post here before buying so that we can check to make sure your chipset supports it. (It will most of the time)
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Here We Go...

The start:

Opened External Shield:

Removed Drive From Casing:

Opened Metal Door (the drive is up-side down in this picture):

....and here i am stuck..the following pics are just other shots that could help I suppose:

Tabs on the side of the drive (identical on each side)

When i push in these two tabs the faceplat seems to pop out, but the actual tray is in the way...and it seems like I will break it. (shown below)

Help me out here guys. How do I get that faceplate off! Big big Thanks in advance to any help.

A:Help with CD drive dissasembly (pics inside)

You'll need a paperclip or similar width pin to push into the hole in the face plate and that should release the tray. You need to open the DVD tray and take off the tray bezel (door) and then you should be able to take off the face plate. The tray door probably just snaps into place.

Sorry I pushed submit and knew I hadn't explained the entire process.
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Windows XP SP3
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Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks in advance!

A:Can't burn cds

Is the CD drive showing up in your list of connected devices?

Assuming that you uninstalled and reinstalled the OS and drivers correctly, then it is most likely a hardware problem and your CD burner may have gone..
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A:Burn marks on TFT screens?

well you can see if its the computer doing it or not by hooking the screens up to a diff video source
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A:Cd burner will not burn

How old is the drive? There are different lasers for read/ write, and alignment might be an issue. If you believe that the data is being written, will another machine read the discs?
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A:Can't burn dvd

Do you have a burning program?
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A:DVD Burn Failure

You are burning the MP3s not just the shortcuts to them, aren't you?
Please check the disc in another computer to actually see what has been burnt.