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Music and video play on laptop CD/DVD drive but not data files

Q: Music and video play on laptop CD/DVD drive but not data files

Having dredged the internet, I came across this forum amongst the many with questions relating to cd drives working but dvd not etc, but my issue is slightly different, i think.

CDs seem to play ok, and so do DVDs, but I seem to have a problem with my laptop reading a disc with DS games on it that it used to read no problem. The discs can be used in my other half's laptop, so it is clearly a problem with my laptop.

I'd appreciate if anyone could advise where I can start to solve this problem

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A: Music and video play on laptop CD/DVD drive but not data files

You need to have the CD/DVD drive replaced. Internal lasers fail in strange ways. The drives are not too expensive and they are easy to replace
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This is my first post. Hopefully someone can help me. I have done this many times before on this same computer but for some reason today, no matter how many times I have tried, it will not cooperate. I have two videos and an audio file I am trying to copy from a flash drive to my desktop. These videos will play from the flash drive directly using windows media player. However, when I copy the files to my desktop they will not play. The message of file not found comes up. I have restarted my computer and tries many different flash drives and like I said, this is the first day that this process has not worked. I need some help because I am stumped and the forums on the Microsoft site do not help.

Thank you,
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This is my first post. Hopefully someone can help me. I have done this many times before on this same computer but for some reason today, no matter how many times I have tried, it will not cooperate. I have two videos and an audio file I am trying to copy from a flash drive to my desktop. These videos will play from the flash drive directly using windows media player. However, when I copy the files to my desktop they will not play. The message of file not found comes up. I have restarted my computer and tries many different flash drives and like I said, this is the first day that this process has not worked. I need some help because I am stumped and the forums on the Microsoft site do not help.

Thank you,
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A:Random music/video files play on desktop with NOTHING open.

Hello ShwStppnActr,

Firstly, please go to Start > Control Panel >Add or Remove Programs (Programs and Features if you are a Vista user) and uninstall the following if they exist:

Viewpoint, Viewpoint Manager, Viewpoint Media Player.:

Viewpoint Manager is considered to be foistware. You can go to the link below to read about it.


You may have used Malwarebytes before. If you have, and still have it on your machine, please update and run. Post the scan report back here.

If you do not have Malwarebytes please download from Here

Double Click mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
Make sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish.
If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.
Once the program has loaded, select "Perform Quick Scan", then click Scan.
The scan may take some time to finish,so please be patient.
When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.
Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.
When disinfection is completed, a log will open in Notepad and you may be prompted to Restart.(See Extra Note)
The log is automatically saved by MBAM and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.
Copy&Paste the entire report in your next reply.
Extra Note:
If MBAM encounters a file that is difficult to remove, you will be presented with 1 of 2 prompts,click OK to either and let MBAM proceed with the disinfection process,if asked to restart the computer,please do so immediatly.


Download OTL to your desktop.
Double click on the icon to run it. Make sure all other windows are closed and to let it run uninterrupted.
When the window appears, underneath Output at the top change it to Minimal Output.
Under the Standard Registry box change it to All.
Check the boxes beside LOP Check and Purity Check.
Click the Run Scan button. Do not change any settings unless otherwise told to do so. The scan wont take long.
When the scan completes, it will open two notepad windows. OTL.Txt and Extras.Txt. These are saved in the same location as OTL.
Please copy (Edit->Select All, Edit->Copy) the contents of these files, one at a time, and post it with your next reply.

Note: Unless otherwise instructed always post the logs in the forum. If reports don't fit on one post. It might be necessary to break the logs up to get them on the forum. Just use as many posts as you need, that's fine.
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A:sound working but cannot play music or get audio from video files

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A:Play all function doesn't work for music or video files

To fix the file playing issue, try reinstalling WMP.

The buttons need special software installed and running. Try downloading it from Toshiba and reinstalling.
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A:CD/DVD drive makes video/music play SLOW

May be a codec problem, try googling for k-lite codec pack, or coles
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A:CD Rom will play music but not data

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A:Music Video's Won't Play

if you are on windows xp home the latest version of adobe flash player is 9. check your add/remove programs and see if its even listed. if it is it will say adobe flash player etc active x 2.33 mb. if its not listed u dont have it. try this go to and look under software. scroll down and look for adobe flash player 9 active x stand alone version download. install it then check your add/remove and it should say adobe flash player 9 active x size 3.04 mb. if it then does u should be good to go.
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Hello Ljohn,

Welcome to Forum. You didn't say whether you have the codec pack or not. You need to install codecs in order to play the Xvid files. The Vista Codec pack you can download from, or the KLite Codec from K-Lite Codec Pack - Download

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A:cannot play any type of video or music file

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A:I can't play any music files

Hi -

If the problem appears to be tied to Google Chrome - get rid of it.

See if same issues occur under IE8 or FireFox.

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A:Files in MY MUSIC will not play

See if this helps.

Click start/all programmes/set programme access and defaults. Click on the custom button, under "Choose a default media player" select Windows media player and click ok.

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A:Videos & Music Files won't Play

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A:Solved: Windows Media Player 12- Will not play music or video.

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A:Can't play any music files, error 0x80070057

Hi go to device manager and can you take a print screen please?
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By default, only .wav (WAV: A file format in which Windows stores sounds as waveforms. Such files have the extension .wav. Depending on various factors, one minute of sound can occupy as little as 644 kilobytes or as much as 27 megabytes of storage.) (waveform audio data) sound files under 100 kilobytes (KB) each in size are embedded in your presentation. All other media file types and .wav files greater than 100 KB are linked. If you want the .wav sound file to be contained inside the presentation, you can increase the size of the embedded file to a maximum of 50,000 KB (50 megabytes). However, raising this limit also increases the overall size of your presentation and may slow down its performance.

(link for "you can increase the size of the embedded file to a maximum of 50,000 KB")

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Hello and welcome to TSF

What files do you scans stop at? also are you experiencing and Malware symptoms?
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Which player do you use?
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A:error when try to play video files

windshield said:

error when try to play video files.for me is posible to play some video files where are located on my hard drivel the dvds or cds works 100% good.i have all windows updates,antivirus ,work with system mechanic mobile kit v6.0,i think is the best for clean pc errors.when i try to opend videos the system freeze for a moment.usually i need to delete the process with the task manager. i able to burn the movies with nero burning room.over the device manager i see with yellow marks the multimedia controller,video and audio.i have the program driver magician with all the drivers updated.when i try to see the videos from hardrive folders the pc give me this error:windows media player has encoutered a problem and need to close.we are sorry for the inconvenience.what is the mistake?thanks for the attention.Click to expand...

Those yellow marks indicate those devices are not working. Delete the devices with the yellow marks and reboot so windows can find the proper drivers.
reinstall all the drivers from the disk that came with your computer motherboard.
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Not sure what the problem is but try VLC player.
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I still think it could be a codec issue.

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