Computer

For Online Computer Support, Ask a Computer Technician

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Computer Questions
I have an ASUS A7V400-MX motherboard with a Yamaha cd drive
I have an ASUS A7V400-MX motherboard with a Yamaha cd drive and a Sony DVD. Both appear in the My Computer drive screewn but when I double click on either one with a CD installed in the drive it come … read more
Byron
Byron
IT Support Specialist
Bachelor's Degree
2,194 satisfied customers
I have a dell studio 1535. The CD drive will accept CDs,
I have a dell studio 1535. The CD drive will accept CD's, but will not read them or eject them. I have the driver CD, but it can't be read! Also, when I go to my computer, I do not see my CD drive. Wh… read more
Bernie
Bernie
Computer Support Specialist
Bachelor's Degree
3,652 satisfied customers
My computer will not run a game I have on cd. I try to run
My computer will not run a game I have on cd. I try to run it manually, but it just prompts me to insert a disk. I been trying a long time and nothing I do works.… read more
Renju
Renju
Bachelor's Degree
394 satisfied customers
Loading a blank CD into my DVD drive to copy music frequently
Loading a blank CD into my DVD drive to copy music frequently causes my XP system to fail. Presently even when the system accepts the blank CD Windows Media Player does not. Microsoft's reply suggests… read more
Richard
Richard
IT Manager
IT Manager, Consultant
15,747 satisfied customers
i have a kn1 laptop and after reinstalling o/s account virus
i have a kn1 laptop and after reinstalling o/s account virus crashed bios won't recognize internal dvd drive,but it does show power and turn when cd is inserted… read more
Satchi
Satchi
Bachelor's Degree
2,543 satisfied customers
Laptop HP ze5300. Can see HD in bios (HD brand new and formatted).
Laptop HP ze5300. Can see HD in bios (HD brand new and formatted). Can't see HD in boot up. Tried to install fresh Windows XP. System can't see CD drive. Can see it in bios. Can't use internal floppy … read more
RPI Solutions
RPI Solutions
Technician, Developer
Bachelor's Degree
3,487 satisfied customers
IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers Primary ID channel properties
IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers Primary ID channel properties DEVICE 0 Device Type Auto Detection but its faint Transfer Mode DMA if available HL in blue Current Transfer Mode ULTRA DMA mode 6 DEVISE 1 Devi… read more
vconnick
vconnick
56 satisfied customers
I have a inspiron 1501 and the cd rw has started skipping when
I have a inspiron 1501 and the cd rw has started skipping when playing cd's. If used to rip from a cd or to copy a cd it wrks fine. Any suggestions. Rgds Graham.… read more
Andrew
Andrew
IS Technician/Hardware Specialist
Bachelor's Degree
130 satisfied customers
I am trying to make a recovery cd and i bought a new cd-rw
I am trying to make a recovery cd and i bought a new cd-rw to do this but the computer is not recognizing that it is a blank disk, i formatted it and it still is not recognizing it....help… read more
Ansh P.
Ansh P.
System Analyst
Bachelor's Degree
6,385 satisfied customers
hi, ihave an acer aspire 1640 running win xp home, when i put
hi, ihave an acer aspire 1640 running win xp home, when i put a data cd in the tray the computer reads it as a blank disc, it plays movie dvds ok and also detects audio cds, but not data cds or dvds, … read more
Freddy M.
Freddy M.
IT Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
5,481 satisfied customers
About 6 months ago both cd rom drives on my older desktop quit
About 6 months ago both cd rom drives on my older desktop quit working at the same time. The drives have power, the computer can't find them. Yesterday the same think happened to my laptop. Help. Geor… read more
lifesaver
lifesaver
Computer Software Engineer
Bachelor's Degree
4,288 satisfied customers
My Acer Travelmate 2300 has been acting up when I turn it on
My Acer Travelmate 2300 has been acting up when I turn it on recently. I did a dskchk /f and it found one bad file. Now it turns on OK. But I think that there is a driver issue - the CD/DVD player doe… read more
RPI Solutions
RPI Solutions
Technician, Developer
Bachelor's Degree
3,487 satisfied customers
I have an e-machines desktop with a DVD/CD-RW drive. (WinXP-SP3).
I have an e-machines desktop with a DVD/CD-RW drive. (WinXP-SP3). A fresh factory restore with complete updates. The CDRW works fine but no DVDs play or are recognized. Windows days all drivers are co… read more
Nathan
Nathan
High School or GED
45 satisfied customers
I have a Western Digital Passport drive. It works on my Thinkpad
I have a Western Digital Passport drive. It works on my Thinkpad but it isn't recognized on my Dell XPS. I'm running XP on both machines. Can I get the drive to work on my Dell? I don't want to reform… read more
Freddy M.
Freddy M.
IT Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
5,481 satisfied customers
My computer will not recognize a blank disk in either the D
My computer will not recognize a blank disk in either the D or E drives. I have a Dell E520 running XP Media Center Edition. Audio CDs play fine, and I can write to the drives using Media Center and R… read more
Freddy M.
Freddy M.
IT Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
5,481 satisfied customers
XP SP3, 4G, plenty of disk space (SATA drives) also two DVD
XP SP3, 4G, plenty of disk space (SATA drives) also two DVD writers on the only two IDE ports. Machine was rebooting uncontrollably during Windows load, so ran Repair from my XP disk. Naturally, repai… read more
Justin
Justin
Software Engineer
52 satisfied customers
I have the ASUS dual processor board with 2 FX74s. I might ...
I have the ASUS dual processor board with 2 FX74s. I might have made a mistake in installing XP64 over Vista. I have 3 computers but the XP64 is the problem. Now I get a message that my config file is… read more
Claws224
Claws224
CIO
5,160 satisfied customers
why does my dvd rom recognize and work with dvds but does ...
why does my dvd rom recognize and work with dvds but does not recognize or work with cds. I have tried multiple cds both recorded and store bought. It used to. No software has been installed recently … read more
Michael
Michael
Online Computer Repair Professional
Bachelor Degree
280 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

My Expert answered my question promptly and he resolved the issue totally. This is a great service. I am so glad I found it I will definitely use the service again if needed.

One Happy CustomerNew York

I am very happy with my very fast response. Eric is very knowledgeable in the subject area. Thank you!

RPAustin, TX

Hi John, Thank you for your expertise and, more important, for your kindness because they make me, almost, look forward to my next computer problem. After the next problem comes, I'll be delighted to correspond again with you. I'm told that I excel at programing. But system administration has never been one of my talents. So it's great to have an expert to rely on when the computer decides to stump me. God bless, Bill

Bill M.Schenectady, New York

The Expert answered my Mac question and was patient. He answered in a thorough and timely manner, keeping the response on a level that could understand. Thank you!

FrankCanada

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Andy

Andy

Computer Consultant

5,316 satisfied customers

11yr exp, Comp Engg, Internet expert, Web developer, SEO

Engineer John C.

Engineer John C.

Computer Science Engineer

3,230 satisfied customers

Computer Science Engineer with 10 years of experience in Computer Support, and Microsoft, A+ and Cisco certified

Ryan H.

Ryan H.

Computer Support Specialist

1,741 satisfied customers

A+ Certified Technician - 10 Years experience working with all types of computer systems.

Jane Lefler

Jane Lefler

Sr Prog Analyst / Technician

2 satisfied customers

Computer Programmer / Technician/ Consultant 16+ years

Frederick S.

Frederick S.

Computer Specialist

7,241 satisfied customers

Computer technician and founder of a home PC repair company.

Sudipto

Sudipto

Hardware Engineer

4,326 satisfied customers

Certificate Course In Computer Maintenance

lifesaver

lifesaver

Computer Software Engineer

4,288 satisfied customers

Engineering degree in Computer science,Microsoft Certified Professional.JA computer expert.

< Previous | Next >

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x