Hello, I have a ASUS laptop windows Xp pro. My problem is I cant get the dvd player to work. It does not show in device manager, there are no upper/lower filters. Sometimes on start-up the system will find it as new hardware only to have it disappear before I can add it. I tried the Microsoft fix but it could not help because of the lack of filters. BIOS shows IDE (non-detected).
update last night drive worked fine I was able to watch a dvd. today a different story. the dvd/cd drive does not appear. I noticed last night that even when the drive was working I still did not have any upper/lower filters. Anyone with a suggestion?
I finally had enough. I switched to a Mac. How nice to have a computer that actually works! I have never seen an error message or a pop-up window asking me stupid questions. I don't worry about getting some weird virus or having to pay for ridiculous programs every year like Norton! What a waste. My recommendation to all-get away from Windows as fast as you can!!!!!
I, got the problem with my laptop for reinstalling operating system. The operating system dvd is not working. I have inserted the os dvd and restart the laptop and waited for dell logo when I have seen dell logo immediately I press the F12 button and I have seen boot menu in the boot menu I have seen cd/dvd/cd-rw drive I click and then enter. when I enter I have seen dell logo on screen. This logo goes and comes back again and again. Please give me suggestion as soon as possible.