... CD/DVD function fails RRS feed

  • Question

  • ... recently purchased HP PC running WIN 8.1... all functions initially worked,,, now, when I try to play a CD/DVD, PC recognizes  disk, but fails to play!! HELP... tx
    Sunday, August 2, 2015 4:26 PM


  • Can we assume the cd/dvd was recorded on a different drive?  Optical drives are some of the least reliable because of wear & dirt.  Thats why they should not be used for back ups.  You may be able to get it to work by carefully spraying out the drive with compressed air.

    Wanikiya and Dyami--Team Zigzag

    • Proposed as answer by Andy Nugraha Wednesday, August 5, 2015 7:38 AM
    • Marked as answer by Bruce Wooding Thursday, August 13, 2015 9:20 PM
    Sunday, August 2, 2015 4:38 PM