Check for software updates from the manufacturer of the media player software you have installed. It has power and is recognized in the Bios. For some reason my blu ray drive does not work well in Windows 10. Once you have installed the application software, you may if you wish begin to reinstall previous software, taking note for errors. I even tested the LightScribe stuff once and all was right.
I tried troubleshooting and tried searching the hardware and they both don't help. If that doesn't do it, go into Device Manager, make sure the drive is showing up, and look at the driver. However, external hard disk and flash drives have worked flawlessly. After reading this I was gonna follow these same steps and post my hardware specs hoping it would help. The one thing I haven't tried is what I found at the Microsoft help site talking about accessing the registry and modifiy something there. I recently upgraded to Windows 10. For copy-protection purposes, viewing a Blu-ray movie is limited to only one display at a time.Next
The same thing happens if I attempt to burn data to the disc via Windows Media Player, Nero or Leawo - I get the same error. Thank you once again for your help —forum— This is the 2nd time, I had this last on my Win 7 as a problem. I then right clicked on the device in the Devices and printers settings and clicked on properties. Changing the drive region setting can be done a limited number of times. I have faced this issue in Windows 7, 8 and now in Windows 10.Next
SmetadAnarkist - I have rebooted and when I first got the drive, I updated it to the latest firmware version. If that doesn't do it, see if there are any programs that could be blocking the drive - iTunes is notorious for that on Windows. I've tried other methods including uninstalling the device driver and altering the registry, but nothing works. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation if the applications are not available on your Dell computer. Microsoft should be made aware of the issue. If that's the case, uninstall the driver and let Windows install the generic driver.Next
I suggest you to connect the blue ray drive with any other device and observe the behavior. If this does not help, continue to the next step. In case this happens, go to device manager, remove the initio completely delete the driver , and your device will be recognized again. I have been looking around online all day and have found that this is a common problem. I hooked it up, installed it in my tower and everything and the darn thing doesn't work. This should prevent any further wireless network interference.Next
I suggest you to follow the methods below and check if it helps: Method 1: I suggest you to install any pending Windows updates on the pc to check if that helps. It turned out it was a Windows problem. And no thanks to Microsoft and vendors that provide no help on their websites, Asus in this case. Many Windows users say that they have seen this notification pop up. Hopeful, but I'll believe it when I see it.Next
Hi, For your question, This issue might have occurred after you installed, uninstalled, or updated a program or Windows. On Device Manager, it's listed on hidden devices with error code 45 device not connected. Lorne Thank you, thank you, thank you! Contact the owner of the media server to allow your pc to access it. Your system, upon Power On and bootup after installing and connecting the new Blu-ray Disc Rewriter will recognize and load native software drivers automatically. Refer to the Dell knowledgebase article for more information. Most of what you will see in the links below mention Windows 8 or 8. I read something about Windows 10 not supporting Blu-Ray burning, and it having something to do with anti-piracy.
It said that the driver for the device was the Initio one. If so, see what happens if you unplug the external drive. Like Operating System and driver revisions, the update contains feature enhancements or changes that will help keep your system software current and compatible with other system modules hardware, firmware, drivers and software as well as providing security updates and increased stability. It worked initially but is no longer showing in the Device Manager. Disconnecting non-essential devices that are connected to the computer can free up valuable system resources and can result in better movie performance. The drive is matched to the region where it was sold.Next
Windows sometimes chooses the pre existing driver it contains in the system 32 folder that is most compatible with that piece of hardware however, it cannot function perfectly or only work for a few times. The one thing I haven't tried is what I found at the Microsoft help site talking about accessing the registry and modifiy something there. If not, refer to the Dell knowledgebase article. That should work fine for just about any optical drive, but yours may need a special driver. Instead, change the virus scan time to a time that does not interfere with your viewing.Next