DVD Rom reads cd's won't read dvd's

Discussion in 'Windows XP Hardware' started by Guest, Mar 4, 2004.

  1. Guest

    Guest Guest

    I just installed Windows XP and can no longer watch DVD's on my system. The drive will recognize and read cd's when I put in a DVD it says that their is no disk present. It worked fine with win98, it's a Hitachi GD7000 DVD Drive, and I have updated all my drivers and my decoder software and it still will not see DVD's.
     
    Guest, Mar 4, 2004
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  2. Guest

    Guest Guest

    Hi

    You need to install DVD codecs
    Have you installed any DVD player, e.g. WinDVD, Power DVD, etc.

    Pete


    ----- Justin wrote: ----

    I just installed Windows XP and can no longer watch DVD's on my system. The drive will recognize and read cd's when I put in a DVD it says that their is no disk present. It worked fine with win98, it's a Hitachi GD7000 DVD Drive, and I have updated all my drivers and my decoder software and it still will not see DVD's.
     
    Guest, Mar 4, 2004
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  3. Guest

    Guest Guest

    I have Win DVD installed on my system, Itried uninstalling and installing a trial version of DivX. It still won't see the DVD in the drive, but will see cd'
    ----- Peter wrote: ----

    Hi

    You need to install DVD codecs
    Have you installed any DVD player, e.g. WinDVD, Power DVD, etc.

    Pete


    ----- Justin wrote: ----

    I just installed Windows XP and can no longer watch DVD's on my system. The drive will recognize and read cd's when I put in a DVD it says that their is no disk present. It worked fine with win98, it's a Hitachi GD7000 DVD Drive, and I have updated all my drivers and my decoder software and it still will not see DVD's.
     
    Guest, Mar 4, 2004
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  4. Guest

    Jim Macklin Guest

    DivX is not a DVD driver, but a code used for media files
    compression.

    "Justin" <> wrote in
    message
    news:...
    |
    | I have Win DVD installed on my system, Itried
    uninstalling and installing a trial version of DivX. It
    still won't see the DVD in the drive, but will see cd's
    | ----- Peter wrote: -----
    |
    | Hi,
    |
    | You need to install DVD codecs.
    | Have you installed any DVD player, e.g. WinDVD, Power
    DVD, etc.?
    |
    | Peter
    |
    |
    | ----- Justin wrote: -----
    |
    | I just installed Windows XP and can no longer
    watch DVD's on my system. The drive will recognize and read
    cd's when I put in a DVD it says that their is no disk
    present. It worked fine with win98, it's a Hitachi GD7000
    DVD Drive, and I have updated all my drivers and my decoder
    software and it still will not see DVD's.
     
    Jim Macklin, Mar 4, 2004
    #4
  5. Guest

    Guest Guest

    I tried updating the driver for the DVD. The file hitdvd.exe won't run with XP it tries finding the old mscdex.exe file and won't continue.
     
    Guest, Mar 4, 2004
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