All on a sudden my Samsung CDDVD writer has stopped playing, even detecting all video audio cd and dvds! Now it even doesn’t read blank dvd. But it still plays bootable cd and other data dvds. What can be the problem? Can you give me any clue, please?
Go to start, run, type in services.msc; then scroll down down until you find windows audio. Right click windows audio and select properties, then look for where it says startup type, make sure that selection is set to automatic. Make sure you restart after doing this.
This should be the fix to it.
1. Check with either the computer mfgr or mobo mfgr website for the correct driver
2. Go under Control Panel/System/Device Manager and delete all Sound controllers and then reboot and let WinXP search for them (both via the internet and on the computer. I've had better than a 95% success rate at correcting this issue using this method.