Category : DVD Drive
Symptoms in a reader writer defective:
Can be considered defective if it does any more serious your DVD or CD, and even then it still test drive recorder by, for example dual boot linux version to ensure the issue burning on your computer is not connected to a driver or a software incompatibility.
Another case is the problem of reading your problem CD or DVD, with several test cd dvd or cd bootable directly after the BIOS (windows installation cd for example) as it directly you eliminate the possibility of a system problem.
Another symptom may also your laptop no longer recognizes your player dvd cd burner , check if you see it in the BIOS but be careful, sometimes it can also come from the motherboard.
Change your cd dvd burner drive
Nothing is easier, in general, there is a screw on the back of your pc that maintains your drive so that it can not slide, then unscrew made it out using a flat screwdriver.
Most drives cd dvd burner are sold bare, so you will get the small notch unscrewed the back of your original drive, ditto for the little plastic front before. In some cases, your reader is equipped with a cart and even additional connectivity which fits into the SATA or IDE. All this is unscrewed from your reader and writer original revissable on again.
Choose its reader writer
You should see references DVR-K17LA on your drive, it is best that you select the same when buying, however be aware that same machine may have been assembled with readers different brands with the same characteristics. You are unlikely to go wrong with your player by computer brand and still less by reference DVR-K17LA.
Most of the time there are two types of connectivity: SATA and IDE, in fact the main factor incompatibility found in the brackets on the front, an older computer model can have different bindings front of others which are clean. Do not make a mistake by buying a drive that is not related to your reference DVR-K17LA or your brand. You may not be able to fit the front of the drive
Use your player.
Be sure to push the dvd correctly if this one will not turn and may damage the lens. Avoid placing liquids next to this one or put it in sandy or dusty places. Do not let your reader open if it is not necessary, dirt may penetrate inside.