Having trouble with my dvd/cd drive

November 26, 2013 at 10:40:34
Specs: Windows XP Home SP3, Intel Core2 duo w/ 2 gigs ram
My drive is acting weird; it will run any disc I put into it except the one I need to run. When I put that disk in, the drive will spool up and then spool down. It will repeat this as long as the disk is in the drive. I also noticed when I looked in my computer that it is listed as a dvd ram drive as opposed to a dvd rom drive. How can I get it to run this disk?

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November 26, 2013 at 12:34:31
DVD Ram is just a third type of recording. Shouldn't cause your current issue.

Try opening up My Computer and see if you can open it that way.

What is on the disk in question?

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November 26, 2013 at 12:53:55
Clean the disk and/or try it in another computer. The symptom you describe is what often happens when a disk is faulty.

Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks

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